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Spackman Entertainment Group’s Golden Slumber Commences Filming

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— GOLDEN SLUMBER, a manhunt thriller headlined by top Korean stars, Gang Dong-won and Han Hyo-joo, commenced filming
— Film produced by Zip Cinema, directed by Noh Dong-seok and distributed by CJ Entertainment
— Targeted to be released in Korean theatres in second half of 2017

SINGAPORE/PRNewswire/ — Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“Spackman Entertainment Group” or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group“), one of Korea’s leading entertainment production groups, announced today that its next movie with the working title, GOLDEN SLUMBER, produced by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. (“Zip Cinema“), commenced filming.

GOLDEN SLUMBER, a manhunt thriller directed by Nakamura Yoshihiro and is based on the Japanese novel by Isaka Kotaro.

The movie stars Gang Dong-won, who has previously collaborated with Zip Cinema in several movie projects including MASTER (2016) and THE PRIESTS (2015). Joining him in GOLDEN SLUMBER is top Korean actress Han Hyo-joo, who previously starred in Zip Cinema’s hit film, COLD EYES (2013).

Co-starring with the pair is Yoo Jae-myeong, an artist managed by Spackman Media Group Limited, an associate company of the Group.

The estimated total production budget (including prints and advertising costs) for GOLDEN SLUMBER is tentatively set at approximately KRW 10 billion (or US$8.7 million). GOLDEN SLUMBER is expected to be released in Korean theatres by the second half of 2017.

About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (“SEGL” or the “Company“), and together with its subsidiaries, (the “Group“) is a leading entertainment production company that is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea. In addition to our film business, we also make investments into entertainment companies and film funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing core operations. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under the ticker 40E.

SEGL’s Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. (“Zip Cinema“) is one of the most recognised film production labels in Korea and has originated and produced some of Korea’s most commercially successful theatrical films, consecutively producing 8 profitable movies since 2009 representing an industry leading track record. Recent theatrical releases of Zip Cinema’s motion pictures include some of Korea’s highest grossing and award-winning films such as MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), COLD EYES (2013), and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012). For more information on Zip Cinema, do visit http://zipcine.com

SEGL also owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“Novus Mediacorp“), an investor, presenter, and/or ancillary distributor for a total of 55 films (36 Korean and 19 foreign) including SECRETLY, GREATLY, which was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS fame, as well as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also the ancillary distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. For more information on Novus Mediacorp, do visit  http://novusmediacorp.com

Our films are theatrically distributed and released in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for subsequent post-theatrical worldwide release in other forms of media, including cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and home video/DVD, etc. We release all of our motion pictures into wide-theatrical exhibition initially in Korea, and then in overseas and ancillary markets.

We also operate a cafe-lounge called Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and own a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd..

The Company is a strategic shareholder of Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGL“). SMGL, a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, collectively is the leading talent agency and entertainment content production company in Korea, managing over 60 artistes including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment industry. SMGL operates the talent management business through renowned agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., Fiftyone K Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., UL Entertainment Co., Ltd., and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd.

On 14 September 2016, the Company announced the completion of its disposal of the Company’s entire equity interest in its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Opus Pictures Limited Liability Company.

The Company is a 24.53% strategic shareholder of Spackman Media Group Limited.

For more details, do visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/

About Spackman Media Group Limited

Spackman Media Group Limited (“SMGL“), a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is collectively the largest entertainment talent agency in Korea in terms of the number of artists under management. SMGL manages over 60 artistes including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment industry and operates its talent management business through renowned agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., Fiftyone K Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., UL Entertainment Co., Ltd., and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd.

The company, through its full-service talent agencies in Korea, represents and guides the professional careers of a leading roster of over 60 award-winning actors/actresses in the practice areas of motion pictures, television, commercial endorsements, and branded entertainment. The company leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artistes as a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality of entertainment content projects, including theatrical motion pictures, variety shows, and TV dramas.

Investor & Media Contact

Spackman Entertainment Group Limited
Ms Jasmine Leong
Tel: +65 6694 4175
Email:
jasmine.leong@spackmangroup.com

Important Notice

This news release has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Company’s sponsor, PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte. Ltd. (the “Sponsor“) for compliance with the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the “SGX-ST“) Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist. The Sponsor has not verified the contents of this news release.

This news release has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. The Sponsor and the SGX‐ST assume no responsibility for the contents of this news release, including the accuracy, completeness or correctness of any of the information, statements or opinions made or reports contained in this news release.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Ms Keng Yeng Pheng, Associate Director, Continuing Sponsorship, at 16 Collyer Quay, #10-00 Income at Raffles, Singapore 049318, telephone (65) 6229 8088.

Source: Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Written by asiafreshnews

February 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm

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