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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “Avengers: Endgame” became the most-watched foreign film in South Korean history, with over 13.33 million admissions Sunday, its distributor said. The latest Marvel superhero flick set the record at around noon, Walt Disney Company Korea said based on a real-time box-office tally from the Korean Film Council. The previous [...]

Massive Popularity of ‘Avengers: End Game’ Leads to War Against Spoilers

Massive Popularity of ‘Avengers: End Game’ Leads to War Against Spoilers

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The global craze for “Avengers: End Game,” the fourth film in the Avengers series, has also hit South Korea. There are also a variety of unusual scenes that are a testament to the movie’s popularity, with ‘spoiler alert signs’ and even a ‘black market for tickets’ appearing. According to [...]

Massive Popularity of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Rekindles Debate over Cinema Regulations

Massive Popularity of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Rekindles Debate over Cinema Regulations

SEOUL, Apr. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The box-office domination of “Avengers: Endgame” in South Korea has rekindled a drawn-out controversy over anti-monopoly regulation in the local cinema market. The finale of the Marvel “Avengers” series hit 3.2 million admissions as of Friday, the third day of its release in the country, according to data from [...]

S. Korea’s Marvel Fever “To Continue for Another 10 Years”

S. Korea’s Marvel Fever “To Continue for Another 10 Years”

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 100 million South Korean moviegoers have watched the 21 Marvel films over the last 11 years. With “Avengers: Endgame,” accumulated audience numbers are expected to hit 120 million people. What led the success of the Marvel cinematic universe was “Iron Man”, which gained massive popularity around the [...]

Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

Gwangju Police Transform into Superheroes, Protect Child Abuse Victims

GWANGJU, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Officers from the Gwangju Metropolitan Police Agency (GMPA) dressed up as Avengers characters Thursday as part of a street campaign to raise awareness of child abuse.  Also present were mannequins representing child abuse victims, and participants put on a performance in which the superheroes defeated the villains who were [...]

Korean Convenience Store to Sell Limited Edition Avengers Gold Medals

Korean Convenience Store to Sell Limited Edition Avengers Gold Medals

SEOUL, Aug. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – One of Korea’s biggest convenience store franchises, GS25, has joined hands with Disney for the limited sale of gold medals (24K) printed with characters from Marvel Comics.  Dubbed ‘Marvel Avengers Gold Special Edition’, the 1,000-unit limited boxed set comes with four medals, each three centimeters in diameter and featuring [...]