“Peninsula” is off to a powerful begin on the field workplace!
On July 15, Kang Dong Won and Lee Jung Hyun’s new blockbuster “Peninsula”—the highly-anticipated sequel to the hit zombie movie “Train to Busan“—lastly hit theaters. The subsequent morning, the Korean Film Council introduced that “Peninsula” had recorded a complete of 352,930 moviegoers on the primary day of its launch, simply taking first place on the field workplace.
The new determine marks the best variety of first-day moviegoers achieved by any movie since South Korea raised its COVID-19 risk alert degree to “extreme” in February, successfully shutting down the movie show trade for months. The earlier document was held by one other zombie movie, Park Shin Hye and Yoo Ah In‘s “#ALIVE,” which drew a complete of 204,071 moviegoers on its first day in theaters final month.
In response to the information that “Peninsula” had set a brand new post-COVID-19 document, producer Lee Dong Ha commented, “Director Yeon Sang Ho and I mentioned to at least one one other, ‘We launched the film at a tough time, so this can be a significant achievement.’ We additionally mentioned, ‘Let’s control the way it does long-term.’”
Congratulations to the forged and crew of “Peninsula”!
Watch “Train to Busan” with English subtitles beneath:
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