SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 12 July 2019 – 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 founded by media investor Charles Spackman, wishes to announce that the Company’s indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. (“Zip Cinema”) shall produce its next major film with the working title, ALONE, which is expected to commence filming in the second half of 2019. The movie is Zip Cinema’s upcoming project following its romantic comedy film, CRAZY ROMANCE, set to release in 2019 in Korea.
Headlined by top leading actor Yoo Ah-in of UAA & Co Inc. (“UAA”), a subsidiary of the Group’s associated company Spackman Media Group Limited (“Spackman Media Group”), and popular actress Park Shin-hye, ALONE is based on an original scenario by Hollywood writer Matt Taylor, who produced the American documentary series, SMALL BUSINESS REVOLUTION: MAIN STREET. Yoo Ah-in of UAA was previously the only Asian actor to be awarded one of “THE BEST ACTORS OF 2018” by The New York Times.
The film relates the story of isolated survivors of a closed-off city that gets out of control as a consequence of a sudden spread of an unknown infection. UAA’s Yoo Ah-in of DEFAULT (2018), BURNING (2018) & VETERAN (2015) shall play the role of Joon Woon, a gamer who survived by himself and becomes disconnected from the rest of the world. Park Shin-hye of MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA (2018), THE DOCTORS (2016) & THE HEIRS (2013) takes on the role of Yoo Bin, another survivor who relies on her own survival skills throughout the extremely challenging situation of the closed-off city.
The film shall be distributed by Lotte Entertainment and directed by Jo II Hyung, who was from the American Film Institute.