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'The Battleship Island' Draws Over 4 Million Viewers in a Week
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'The Battleship Island' Draws Over 4 Million Viewers in a Week

Less than a week since its release, the historical epic "The Battleship Island", has already drawn 4 million moviegoers.

The film set an opening-day record last Wednesday, drawing over 970,000 viewers.

The film depicts the plight of Korean slave laborers on Hashima Island in World War II.

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The Battleship Island Cast Thanks Viewers For 5 Million Tickets Sold
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The Battleship Island Cast Thanks Viewers For 5 Million Tickets Sold

The Battleship Island has accomplished the feat of reaching over 5 million viewers!

On August 2, a photo of actors Hwang Jung Min, So Ji Sub, Song Joong Ki, Lee Jung Hyun, and Kim Soo Ahn happily holding up a message thanking viewers for the milestone was released.

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Film distributor CJ Entertainment revealed that the achievement was met around 9:30 a.m. KST. The film created a new record with reaching 970,000 viewers on its opening night and went on to reach 1 million by the second day, 2 million by the third day, 3 million by the fourth day, and 4 million by the fifth day of release.

A Taxi Driver Becomes Fastest Korean Movie Of 2017 To Attract 7 Million Viewers
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A Taxi Driver Becomes Fastest Korean Movie Of 2017 To Attract 7 Million Viewers

A Taxi Driver is now the fastest Korean movie of 2017 to attract seven million viewers, and it achieved the feat in just 11 days.

According to the movies distribution company Showbox, A Taxi Driver, the movie had sold 7,000,586 tickets as of 3 p.m. KST on August 12, setting a new record and making it the most-watched movie of 2017. The movie has been on a roll, previously hitting the four million mark in just five days.

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Jun Ji Hyun revealed to have purchased a building worth 28 million USD in cash
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Jun Ji Hyun revealed to have purchased a building worth 28 million USD in cash

The April 18 installment of SBS' 'One Night of TV Entertainment' reported about Jun Ji Hyun's real estate holdings. 

Recently, it was revealed that Jun Ji Hyun purchased a building located in Gangnam for 32,500,000,000 KRW (~28 million USD).

A real estate expert commented on the actress's investment, and said, "She gained a great asset that has a score of 98 out of 100. The airport shuttle drives by both left and right. It has an excellent pathway and it also includes hotels, malls, and more. It's an outstanding real estate that can cost up to 50 to 55 billion KRW (~44 million USD) after renovation."

Popular girl group member 'J' revealed to have lost 200 million KRW in a scam
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Popular girl group member 'J' revealed to have lost 200 million KRW in a scam

Girl group member 'J' has been revealed to be the victim of a fraud case.

According to The Fact, 'J', a main singer in a currently popular girl group, invested 200 million KRW (approximately 175,000 USD) in a concert investment company by a 'Kim'. However, 'Kim' disappeared without a trace on the April 6, leaving 8 victims with a total loss of 1.7 billion KRW (approximately 1.5 million USD). The police estimate a total loss of 12 billion KRW (10.5 million USD) when accounting for cases that have not been reported yet.