After continuous delays owing to Covid-19 and social distancing rules, we finally have a release date for Park Bo Gum and Gong Yoo’s first film together, Seo Bok. The film is all set to release on April 15, 2021, and will release in theatres and the OTT platform, TVing, simultaneously. The decision to pursue a theatrical, as well as online release, is to ensure fans of the actors’ are able to watch the film from the comfort of their homes and be safe, whilst people travelling to their nearby theatres, maintain safety norms and social distancing at all costs.
According to a report by Sports Chosun, CJ ENM’s film business division said, “In a situation where consumers’ perspectives and needs for content are rapidly changing due to Corona 19, Seo Bok has also decided to be released at Teabing to meet more audiences through various platforms.” They said the decision was taken, keeping in mind the dire economical situation of cinema theatres across the world and also providing audiences with more choices, to enjoy the film in the safety and comfort of their homes. Streaming platform TVing expressed their excitement in hosting the Sci-Fi Action film, Seo Bok and shared their excitement of expanding the original content across various genres on their streaming service, in the future. This will mark actor Park Bo Gum’s second release since his military enlistment, the first being the romance series, Record Of The Youth.
For those uninitiated, Seo Bok is a Sci-Fi action film that revolves around former agent Ki Heon (Gong Yoo) who has been tasked to protect the first mutated human clone Seo Bok (Park Bo Gum). The film is directed by Architecture 101 director Lee Yong Joo.
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