The Battleship Island Rounds Up 970000 Spectators On The First Day

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"The Battleship Island" rounds up 970,000 spectators on the first day

The movie "The Battleship Island" set a new opening record with 970,000.

According to the Korean Film Commission, "The Battleship Island" recorded approximately 97,352 audiences on the first day of release on the 26th. Sales went up by 71.4% and the accumulated number including the premieres is 991,811.

Hollywood action movie "The Mummy" starring Tom Cruise recoded 872,965.

"The Battleship Island" was screened in 2,027 theaters 10,174 times. The screen market share was 37.1% while the number of screening market share was 55.3%.

Song Joong Ki says he's confident in upcoming movie 'Battleship Island'
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Song Joong Ki says he's confident in upcoming movie 'Battleship Island'

Actor Song Joong Ki expressed his confidence in the upcoming movie 'Battleship Island'.

SEE ALSO: Song Joong Ki is the newest cover model for 'W Korea'

In a recent interview with 'W Korea' magazine, Song Joong Ki said, "My biggest hope for the year isn't only that the movie succeed. This movie is a movie that will be daekbak no matter what anyone says. This is coming from the confidence of someone who participated as member in this project."

As for his upcoming plans, he revealed, "I'll spend the free personal time as fully as possible. I've always searched for my next project after finishing one. That's why this year I want to rest a bit and spend time as the 30-year-old Song Joong Ki."

[Video] Added new featurette for the upcoming Korean movie
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[Video] Added new featurette for the upcoming Korean movie "Battleship Island"

Added new featurette for the upcoming Korean movie "Battleship Island"

"Battleship Island" (2016)

Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan

With Hwang Jeong-min, So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki, Lee Jung-hyun, Kim Su-an, Yoon Kyung-ho,...

"Battleship Island" is the story of 400 or so Joseon people who risk their lives to escape Battleship Island which is where they were forcefully taken to during the Japanese Invasion.

Release date in Korea : 2017/07

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

[Photos] Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie
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[Photos] Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Battleship Island"

Added first stills for the upcoming Korean movie "Battleship Island" (2016)

Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan

With Hwang Jeong-min, So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki, Lee Jung-hyun, Kim Su-an, Yoon Kyung-ho,...

"Battleship Island" is the story of 400 or so Joseon people who risk their lives to escape Battleship Island which is where they were forcefully taken to during the Japanese Invasion.

Release date in Korea : 2017/07

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

'Battleship Island' gains immense interest overseas
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'Battleship Island' gains immense interest overseas

Director Ryu Seung Wan is gaining spotlight abroad for 'The Battleship Island' even before the release of the film. 

This past February, CJ EM unveiled a promotional 3-minute trailer of 'The Battleship Island' at the European Film Market. After the trailer was shown, the movie was sold to a total of 113 countries including: France, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, and parts of South America. The film is set during Japanese colonial rule when an estimated 400 Koreans were forcefully sent to Hashima Island to work as coal miners. The movie also follows the attempts of these miners to escape the island.