- Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku took the highest spot within the model popularity of actors in Korea, based mostly on the Korea Company Fame Analysis Institute
- Son Suk-ku’s newest movie THE ROUNDUP exceeded the 9 million viewer mark, topping the weekend field workplace for 3 consecutive weeks since its launch
- Following his position in THE ROUNDUP, Son Suk-ku is about to star in two extremely anticipated Netflix unique Ok-dramas, D.P. Season 2 and MURDEROUS TOY
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 6 June 2022 – Spackman Leisure Group Restricted (the “Group“), one in every of Korea’s main leisure manufacturing teams based in 2011 by media & know-how investor Charles Spackman, needs to announce that Son Suk-ku of the Group’s related firm, Spackman Media Group Restricted (“Spackman Media Group“), took the highest spot within the model popularity of actors in Korea, based on the Korea Company Fame Analysis Institute.
The consequence was obtained by the model evaluation of fifty actors from Might 5 to June 5. It studied huge information from shoppers’ model reception and the quantity of media & group curiosity on the actors. Son Suk-ku scored 84.57% within the model popularity scores, rating first among the many 50 actors.
Son Suk-ku’s newest movie, THE ROUNDUP, a sequel to the 2017 hit THE OUTLAWS, surpassed the 9 million viewer mark. The crime thriller movie topped the weekend field workplace for 3 weeks in a row for the reason that day of its launch on Might 18. The movie was pre-sold to 132 nations around the globe, together with Singapore, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and France, in addition to the areas of North America and Jap Europe.
Following his position in THE ROUNDUP, Son Suk-ku of Spackman Media Group is about to headline in two upcoming extremely anticipated Netflix unique Ok-dramas, D.P. Season 2 and MURDEROUS TOY. Alongside Son Suk-ku, D.P. Season 2 brings again major solid members Jung Hae-in, Koo Gwan-hwa, Kim Seong-gyun, whereas including newcomers Ji Jin-hee, and Kim Ji-hyun. Primarily based on the webtoon D.P DOG DAY by Kim Bo-tong, D.P. tells the story of a crew of Korean army police with their mission to catch deserters. The sequence is directed by Han Jun-hee and co-written by Kim Bo-tong.
Produced by Showbox, MURDEROUS TOY stars Son Suk-ku of Spackman Media Group and Choi Woo-shik of the movie PARASITE (2019). The Netflix Ok-drama relies on the favored webtoon sequence of the identical title and is scheduled for launch within the second half of this yr.
Son Suk-ku is represented by SBD Leisure Inc. (“SBD Leisure“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group that represents and manages the careers of 12 artists. Along with Son Suk-ku, SBD Leisure additionally represents one in every of Korea’s quickly rising younger actors, Han Ji-hyun of in style Ok-drama THE PENTHOUSE 3, who gained the Greatest Rookie Feminine Actor within the 2021 Model Buyer Loyalty Awards in Korea and endorsed luxurious model Gucci in April 2021.
About Spackman Leisure Group Restricted
Spackman Leisure Group Restricted (“SEGL” or the “Firm“), and along with its subsidiaries, (the “Group“), is one in every of Korea’s main leisure manufacturing teams. SEGL is primarily engaged within the impartial improvement, manufacturing, presentation, and financing of theatrical movement footage in Korea.
The Firm was based in 2011 by famend media and know-how investor Charles Spackman who served because the Firm’s Govt Chairman till 2017. For the previous 20 years, Mr. Charles Spackman has been a powerhouse within the Korean leisure trade beginning within the early 2000’s with the pioneering success of Sidus Photos, the biggest film manufacturing firm on the time and the primary to be listed in Korea. Mr. Spackman can also be the Founder, Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of the worldwide funding agency, Spackman Group. For extra info, please go to http://www.charlesspackman.com and https://spackman-group.com/charles-spackman.
Since its founding, SEGL had produced greater than 30 main movement footage together with a lot of the very best grossing and award-winning movies in Korea, specifically #ALIVE (2020), CRAZY ROMANCE (2019), DEFAULT (2018), MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), SNOWPIERCER (2013), COLD EYES (2013) and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
Our movies are theatrically distributed and launched in Korea and abroad markets, in addition to for subsequent post-theatrical worldwide launch in different types of media, together with on-line streaming, cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and residential video/DVD, and so forth. Typically, we launch our movement footage into wide-theatrical exhibition initially in Korea, after which in abroad and ancillary markets.
The Group additionally invests into and produces Korean tv dramas. Along with our content material enterprise, we additionally personal fairness stakes in entertainment-related corporations and movie funds that may financially and strategically complement our current core operations. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Trade Securities Buying and selling Restricted underneath the ticker 40E.
SEGL owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“Novus Mediacorp“), an investor, presenter, and/or post-theatrical distributor for a complete of 79 movies (58 Korean and 21 international) together with ROSE OF BETRAYAL, THE OUTLAWS and SECRETLY, GREATLY, which was one of many largest field workplace hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS, in addition to FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was additionally the post-theatrical rights distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE OUTLAWS, co-presented by Novus Mediacorp broke the all-time highest Video On Demand (“VOD“) gross sales data in Korea. For extra info, please go to http://novusmediacorp.com
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Simplex Movies Restricted (“Simplex Movies“) which is an early stage movie manufacturing agency. The maiden movie of Simplex Movies, JESTERS: THE GAME CHANGERS (2019), was launched in Korea on 21 August 2019. Simplex Movies has a number of line-up of movies together with HURRICANE BROTHERS (working title).
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Take Photos Pte. Ltd. (“Take Photos“) which produced STONE SKIPPING (2020) and THE BOX (2021), and shall launch THE GUEST within the second half of 2022 and A MAN OF REASON, with the earlier working title GUARDIAN in 2022 tentatively.
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Greenlight Content material Restricted (“Greenlight Content material“) which is especially concerned within the enterprise of investing into dramas and films, in addition to offering consulting companies for the manufacturing of Korean content material. By means of the acquisition of Greenlight Content material, the Group’s first co-produced drama, MY SECRET TERRIUS, starring prime Korean star, So Ji Sub, achieved #1 in drama viewership scores for its time slot and recorded double digits for its highest viewership scores. Greenlight Content material was one of many major buyers of MY SECRET TERRIUS.
The Firm owns a 20% fairness curiosity in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to supply and launch 4 upcoming movies, the primary of which might be THE ISLAND OF THE GHOST’S WAIL, a comedy horror movie.
The Firm holds an efficient shareholding curiosity of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Restricted (“SMGL“). SMGL, an organization integrated in Hong Kong, along with its subsidiaries, is collectively one of many largest leisure expertise businesses in Korea by way of the variety of artists underneath administration, together with a number of the prime names within the Korean leisure trade. SMGL operates its expertise administration enterprise by means of famend businesses akin to MSteam Leisure Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Wi Ha-jun, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee), SBD Leisure Inc. (Son Suk-ku, Han Ji-hyun, Lee Cho-hee, Park Keun-rok), UAA&CO Inc. (Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Hye-ri, Kim Ji-young, Wang Ji-won), Play Content material Co., Ltd. (Kang Min-ji, Hwang-hwi) and Kook Leisure Co., Ltd. (Baek Si-won, Shin Ji-woong). By means of these full-service expertise businesses in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the skilled careers of a number one roster of award-winning actors/actresses within the follow areas of movement footage, tv, business endorsements, and branded leisure. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists as a platform to develop, produce, finance and personal the very best high quality of leisure content material tasks, together with theatrical movement footage, selection exhibits and TV dramas. This platform additionally creates and derives alternatives for SMGL to make strategic investments in improvement stage companies that may collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an related firm of the Firm. For extra info, please go to http://www.spackmanmediagroup.com
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Constellation Company Pte. Ltd. (“Constellation Company“). Constellation Company, which owns The P Manufacturing unit Co., Ltd. (“The P Manufacturing unit“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is primarily concerned within the enterprise of abroad company for Korean artists venturing into the abroad market. The P Manufacturing unit is an modern advertising options supplier specializing in occasion and branded content material manufacturing. PMG is a expertise administration company which represents and manages the careers of main artists in movie, tv, business endorsements and branded leisure.
The Firm additionally operates a café-restaurant, Higher West, within the Gangnam district of Seoul and personal an expert pictures studio, midday footage Co., Ltd.
For extra particulars, please go to http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/