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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 [...]

Standard Chartered Bank Korea to Release Marvel Check Cards

Standard Chartered Bank Korea to Release Marvel Check Cards

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Standard Chartered Bank Korea is releasing check cards featuring famous Marvel characters including Hulk and Thor in its latest effort to attract more customers. According to the bank on Monday, check cards and bankbooks designed after Marvel characters including Hulk and Thor have been released in celebration of the release [...]

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Becomes This Year’s Most Viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Becomes This Year’s Most Viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Hollywood film “Spider-Man: Homecoming” became this year’s most viewed foreign film in South Korea in just 10 days after its opening, its local distributor said Sunday. The latest movie in the Marvel superhero franchise was watched by more than 5.37 million moviegoers as of Saturday, according to the [...]

Black Panther’s Korea Film Shoot Attracts Local Film Talent

Black Panther’s Korea Film Shoot Attracts Local Film Talent

BUSAN, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The first film shoot for Marvel’s upcoming superhero film Black Panther began on Friday in Busan, South Korea’s largest port city, with hundreds of local film students (or former students) participating as staff or assistant staff members in this rare Hollywood experience.  Some 450 students and graduates applied for the shoots [...]