Bong Joon Ho, Park Chan Wook, and Ryoo Seung Wan expressed their support for independent expression in the Busan International Film Festival. BIFF director Lee Yong Kwan faces continued calls for his resignation, following the controversial screening of a Sewol Ferry documentary.
According to the entertainment industry publication, Variety, the Hollywood studio Warner Bros. is about to finance and distribute its first Korean language film. The film “Secret Agent” is set in the 1930s during the time when Japan controlled Korea.
Bong Joon Ho, the director behind the ecological horror film “The Host” and the internationally acclaimed science fiction film “Snowpiercer” is planning to set his next film at least partially in the U.S.
This October, director Bong Joon Ho's "Snowpiercer," a movie released in Korea on August 1, 2013, is to be released internationally in France and countries in Southeast Asia such as Taiwan. In February of 2014, the movie is to be released in Japan.