A Taxi Driver Ties Ticket Sales Record With The Battleship Island Ryu Jun Yeol Thanks Fans

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A Taxi Driver Ties Ticket Sales Record With The Battleship Island + Ryu Jun Yeol Thanks Fans
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A Taxi Driver Ties Ticket Sales Record With The Battleship Island + Ryu Jun Yeol Thanks Fans

On August 6, the film A Taxi Driver (directed by Jang Hoon) surpassed 4 million spectators.

Showbox, the investor and distributor of the film, announced through a press release that as of 2:50 p.m. KST on August 6, the film had sold 4,002,663 tickets at the box office.

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The statement continued, A Taxi Driver has been getting good reception and word-of-mouth, with an average rating of 9 and a CGV Golden Egg score of 98 percent on various advance sales websites. Song Kang Ho, Thomas Kretschmann, Yoo Hae Jin, and Ryu Jun Yeols passionate acting, Jang Hoons simple direction, and the warm feelings of hope and laughter that accompany the 1980s setting have captivated viewers with a heart-thumping story.

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"A Taxi Driver" Ryu Jun-yeol, the birth of another character

Actor Ryu Jun-yeol is coming out with another impressive character.

He is starring in the movie "A Taxi Driver" as Koo Jae-sik, an ordinary citizen from Gwangju.

He is a 22-year-old young man who participates in the 5.18 Gwangju Pro-democracy Movement without losing his positivity.

"A Taxi Driver" is the true story of a taxi driver who drove a German correspondent named Jurgen Hinszpeter (Thomas Krestchman) who alerted the whole world about the 5.18 Pro-democracy Movement, from Seoul to Gwangju. The movie is based on the petit bourgeois that do their best in all means possible.

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"Answer Me 1988" Squad Supporting Ryu Jun-yeol at "A Taxi Driver" Premiere

The movie "A Taxi Driver" premiere was held in Gwangju, which is meaningful since the background of the movie is held in the Gwangju city. The premiere was full of people as the movie "A Taxi Driver" is one of the highest anticipated movie in 2017.

There are many reasons why the movie is receiving much attention. First of all, this movie takes the historical truth as the base. It features the Gwangju Uprising that happened from May 18th to 27th, 1980. This historical event is about the Gwangju massacre in South Korea where troops fired on students. Just by featuring this history, it is expected that the movie will be a tear bomb for all of us who watches it.

Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki Talk The Battleship Island With Fans And Press At Singapore Stop
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Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki Talk The Battleship Island With Fans And Press At Singapore Stop

The team behind the latest blockbuster movie from South Korea, The Battleship Island, including director Ryoo Seung Wan and cast members Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, and Song Joong Ki, were in Singapore on August 8 as the first stop of their promotional tour. Besides meeting members of the press, the four gentlemen also held a Meet and Greet session with fans and attended the Gala Premiere during their whirlwind trip.

At the press conference, when asked who would have the best survival skills in times of war, the two senior actors Hwang Jung Min and So Ji Sub were unanimous in their answers, agreeing that Song Joong Ki will survive easily. I think everyone here except Joong Ki will experience pain if we have to perform aggressive movements, Hwang Jung Min said, causing his co-stars to burst into laughter. So Ji Sub added, He also got out of the army not too long ago so it has to be Joong Ki. To this, Song Joong Ki replied Im the youngest so I also think it will be me.

[Video] 1st Making-of and trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie
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[Video] 1st Making-of and trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Taxi Driver"

1st Making-of and trailer released for the upcoming Korean movie "Taxi Driver"

With Song Kang-ho, Thomas Kretschmann, Yoo Hae-jin, Ryu Jun-yeol, Park Hyeok-kwon, Han Seong-yong,...

The movie depicts stories about a taxi driver, who accidentally went to Gwangju in 1980s, amid the May 18th Democratic Uprising against Military Regime.

Release date in Korea : 2017

Source:www.hancinema.net/kor...