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, wishes to announce that the next major film following #ALIVE, to be produced by the Company’s indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. (“Zip Cinema”), is Broker (working title). #ALIVE previously crossed the 1 million ticket sales within five days of its theatrical release and maintained its #1 position at the Korean box office for three consecutive weeks.
Broker shall star top Korean actors namely, Song Kang-ho of Oscar-winning Parasite (2019) and Snowpiercer (2013), Gang Dong-won of Master (2016) and The Priests (2015), and Bae Doona of Kingdom (2019) and Stranger (2017).
To be distributed and invested by CJ ENM, Broker is directed by celebrated Japanese film director, Kore-eda Hirokazu, who won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Shoplifters (2018) and the Cannes Jury Prize for Like Father, Like Son (2013).
Broker relates the story of individuals whose lives become intertwined around a mysterious ‘Baby Box’, which is a box designed to allow people, who are unable to raise children, to deposit their babies anonymously.
Filming for Broker is scheduled to commence in 2021 and screenplay works of the film is currently in progress.
With the upcoming film, Broker, Zip Cinema is aiming to produce its fourth consecutive commercially successful film, following #ALIVE (2020), Crazy Romance (2019) and Default (2018).