Korean actress Han Hyo-joo has posted a photo of herself with a cake celebrating her movie “Cold Eyes” surpassing the five million mark in terms of accumulated audiences.
She posted the photo on her Korean SNS me2day account on Monday, saying alongside it, “Celebration cake for drawing over five million audiences! I shared it with good people. Thanks!”
Her thriller film, released early this month, hit the five million mark on Saturday and fans sent her a cake made with tteok (rice cake), an official with the actress’s agency BH Entertainment told TenAsia on Tuesday.
Korean thriller film “Cold Eyes” attracted 4 million viewers in just 17 days, becoming the fifth domestic film to hit the record this year ― following box office hits “The Berlin File,” “Secretly Greatly,” “New World” and “Miracle in Cell No.7.”
The star-studded film, which stars actors Sol Kyung-gu, Jung Woo-sung, and actress Han Hyo-joo, tells the story of a group of detectives specializing in surveillance activities on high profile criminals. In the film, they together try to arrest the members of a bank-robbing organization.
South Korean movie ‘Cold Eyes’ led by Jung Woo Sung and Han Hyo Joo continues to show its dominance at the local box office despite facing a formidable rival in ‘Mr. Go’.
According to statistics released by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) today, ‘Cold Eyes’ had 114,383 ticket admissions for July 17th, which saw it topped the box office chart for 3 weeks in a row. It’s total accumulated admissions now stands at 3,900,251 as they look to break the 4 million mark.
The film Cold Eyes maintained its box office lead enhancing the status and prestige of the Korean film industry.
On July 17, the Film Council announced that as many as 3,785,904 tickets were sold for Cold Eyes in 720 cinemas across the country. It is now about to record over 4 million viewers.
The film, which is in fact a remake of 2007 Hong Kong film ‘Eye in the Sky’, is about detectives from the survillnace team of a special crime unit who work together to take down a bank robbing organization.
Pushing back fierce competitors, Cold Eyes once again found itself at the top of the box office.
The movie premiered on July 3 and became the number one watched movie at the time over Brad Pitt’s World War Z, but when Pacific Rim came out on July 11, Cold Eyes fell second.
However, as of July 16, the Korean Film Commission reported that Cold Eyes regained its number on position with 125,298 viewers just on July 15. The total number of spectators since July 3 is 3,665,794.
Cold Eyes is about a team of surveillance experts, who try to crack down on criminals based on everything they see with their eyes. Jung Woo Sung, Han Hyo Joo, Sul Kyung Gu, and 2PM’s Junho star in the movie.
cr : yahoo
‘Stakeout’ has taken back its #1 place at the box office!
The movie brought in 125,298 moviegoers on the 15th, pushing the movie to a total of 3,666,794 audience members and helping it reclaim the #1 spot. Staring on the 11th, it had lost to the Hollywood movie ‘Pacific Rim’, but ‘Pacific Rim’ dropped down to #2 with 123,480 watchers on the 15th, giving ‘Stakeout’ room to push forward again.
Stakeout’ is an action film that revolves around a sector of the police department, which specializes in tracking and following a secret criminal organization. It stars the likes of Han Hyo Joo, Jung Woo Sung, 2PM’s Junho and more.
cr : allkpop