- Spackman Media Group artist Son Suk-ku secured the highest spot within the 2023 MALE ACTORS TO WATCH survey performed by Cine21, a weekly movie journal in Korea
- The rating serves as a testomony to Son Suk-ku’s dominance in each huge and small screens in Korea, headlining 2022’s high field workplace performing movie, THE ROUNDUP, and the preferred Okay-drama in Might 2022, MY LIBERATION NOTES
- Recent off profitable the JTBC Grand Prize on the 2022 TV Drama Appearing Awards in Korea, Son Suk-ku’s newest Disney+ unique drama, BIG BET, ranked first within the Prime 10 TV Reveals on Disney+ Korea as of February 2, 2023
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 3 February 2023 – Spackman Leisure Group Restricted (the “Group“), considered one of Korea’s main leisure manufacturing teams based in 2011 by world media & know-how investor Charles Spackman, needs to announce that Son Suk-ku of the Group’s related firm, Spackman Media Group Restricted (“Spackman Media Group“), ranked first within the 2023 MALE ACTORS TO WATCH survey performed by Cine21, a weekly movie journal in Korea.
Since 2021, Cine21 has performed a survey of Korean video content material business specialists to review the forward-looking course of the Korean leisure business. 64 video content material specialists participated within the survey, together with CEO’s & administrators of assorted well-known and established manufacturing and leisure firms, corresponding to Netflix, Showbox, Ace Maker, Lotte Cultureworks, Studio Dragon, BA Leisure, Kakao Leisure, Watcha Content material, Barunson, Keyeast, and so on.
The #1 rating acknowledges Son Suk-ku’s dominance in each huge and small screens in Korea, following his starring roles in 2022’s high field workplace performing movie, THE ROUNDUP, and the preferred Okay-drama in Might 2022, MY LIBERATION NOTES.
In January this 12 months, Son Suk-ku additionally took the highest spot in film star repute, in keeping with the Korea Company Repute Analysis Institute. Furthermore, Son Suk-ku’s newest Disney+ unique drama, BIG BET, ranked first within the Prime 10 TV Reveals on Disney+ Korea as of February 2, 2023.
Beforehand, Son Suk-ku gained the JTBC Grand Prize on the 2022 TV Drama Appearing Awards held in December 2022 by Good Knowledge Company, a web based aggressive evaluation company for Okay-content in Korea.
Trying forward, Son Suk-ku is scheduled to star in two upcoming extremely anticipated Netflix unique Okay-dramas, D.P. SEASON 2 and MURDEROUS TOY. He’s represented by SBD Leisure Inc. (“SBD Leisure“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spackman Media Group that represents and manages the careers of 12 artists. Along with Son Suk-ku, SBD Leisure additionally represents considered one of Korea’s quickly rising younger actors, Han Ji-hyun of standard Okay-drama THE PENTHOUSE 3, who gained the Greatest Rookie Feminine Actor within the 2021 Model Buyer Loyalty Awards in Korea and endorsed Shiseido in 2022.
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About Spackman Leisure Group Restricted
Spackman Leisure Group Restricted (“SEGL” or the “Firm“), and along with its subsidiaries, (the “Group“), is considered one of Korea’s main leisure manufacturing teams. SEGL is primarily engaged within the unbiased improvement, manufacturing, presentation, and financing of theatrical movement photos in Korea.
The Firm was based in 2011 by famend media and know-how investor Charles Spackman who served because the Firm’s Govt Chairman till 2017. For the previous twenty years, Mr. Charles Spackman has been a powerhouse within the Korean leisure business beginning within the early 2000’s with the pioneering success of Sidus Photos, the biggest film manufacturing firm on the time and the primary to be listed in Korea. Mr. Spackman can be the Founder, Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of the worldwide funding agency, Spackman Group. For extra info, please go to http://www.charlesspackman.com and https://spackman-group.com/charles-spackman.
Since its founding, SEGL had produced greater than 30 main movement photos together with quite a lot of the very best grossing and award-winning movies in Korea, particularly #ALIVE (2020), CRAZY ROMANCE (2019), DEFAULT (2018), MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), SNOWPIERCER (2013), COLD EYES (2013) and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
Our movies are theatrically distributed and launched in Korea and abroad markets, in addition to for subsequent post-theatrical worldwide launch in different types of media, together with on-line streaming, cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and residential video/DVD, and so on. Typically, we launch our movement photos into wide-theatrical exhibition initially in Korea, after which in abroad and ancillary markets.
The Group additionally invests into and produces Korean tv dramas. Along with our content material enterprise, we additionally personal fairness stakes in entertainment-related firms and movie funds that may financially and strategically complement our current core operations. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Alternate Securities Buying and selling Restricted underneath the ticker 40E.
SEGL owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Studio Take Co., Ltd. (“Studio Take“) which produced STONE SKIPPING (2020) and THE BOX (2021). Its newest movie, A MAN OF REASON, is about to be screened theatrically and digitally in North America and at theatres in Korea within the first half of 2023. A MAN OF REASON premiered within the US on the 42nd Hawaii Worldwide Movie Competition. The movie was additionally invited to the 47th Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition, the biggest movie pageant in North America, and the 55th Sitges Movie Competition, one of many world’s high three style movie festivals. Studio Take shall additionally launch an upcoming movie, THE GUEST, in 2023 tentatively.
SEGL owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. (“Novus Mediacorp“), an investor, presenter, and/or post-theatrical distributor for a complete of 80 movies (59 Korean and 21 international) together with OKAY MADAM (2020), LONG LIVE THE KING (2019), MY FIRST CLIENT (2019), ROSE OF BETRAYAL (2018), THE OUTLAWS (2017) and SECRETLY, GREATLY (2013), which was one of many greatest field workplace hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS (2013), in addition to FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY (2013). In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was additionally the post-theatrical rights distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012), a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In 2018, THE OUTLAWS, co-presented by Novus Mediacorp broke the all-time highest Video On Demand (“VOD“) gross sales information in Korea. For extra info, please go to http://novusmediacorp.com
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Greenlight Content material Restricted (“Greenlight Content material“) which is principally concerned within the enterprise of investing into dramas and films, in addition to offering consulting providers for the manufacturing of Korean content material. By way of the acquisition of Greenlight Content material, the Group’s first co-produced drama, MY SECRET TERRIUS, starring high Korean star, So Ji Sub, achieved #1 in drama viewership scores for its time slot and recorded double digits for its highest viewership scores. Greenlight Content material was one of many fundamental traders of MY SECRET TERRIUS.
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Simplex Movies Restricted (“Simplex Movies“) which is an early stage movie manufacturing agency. The maiden movie of Simplex Movies, JESTERS: THE GAME CHANGERS (2019), was launched in Korea on 21 August 2019. Simplex Movies has a number of line-up of movies together with HURRICANE BROTHERS (working title).
The Firm owns a 20% fairness curiosity in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to supply and launch 4 upcoming movies, the primary of which will likely be THE ISLAND OF THE GHOST’S WAIL, a comedy horror movie.
The Firm holds an efficient shareholding curiosity of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Restricted (“SMGL“). SMGL, an organization integrated in Hong Kong, along with its subsidiaries, is collectively one of many largest leisure expertise businesses in Korea when it comes to the variety of artists underneath administration, together with a number of the high names within the Korean leisure business. SMGL operates its expertise administration enterprise by way of famend businesses corresponding to SBD Leisure Inc. (Son Suk-ku, Han Ji-hyun, Park Keun-rok), MSteam Leisure Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Wi Ha-jun, Lee Min-jung, Ko Sung-hee, Lee Cho-hee), UAA&CO Inc. (Kim Sang-kyung) and Play Content material Co., Ltd. (Hwang-hwi). By way of these full-service expertise businesses in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the skilled careers of a number one roster of award-winning actors/actresses within the apply areas of movement photos, tv, industrial endorsements, and branded leisure. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists as a platform to develop, produce, finance and personal the very best high quality of leisure content material initiatives, together with theatrical movement photos, selection exhibits and TV dramas. This platform additionally creates and derives alternatives for SMGL to make strategic investments in improvement stage companies that may collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an related firm of the Firm. For extra info, please go to http://www.spackmanmediagroup.com
The Firm owns a 100% fairness curiosity in Constellation Company Pte. Ltd. (“Constellation Company“). Constellation Company, which owns The P Manufacturing facility Co., Ltd. (“The P Manufacturing facility“) and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. (“PMG“), is primarily concerned within the enterprise of abroad company for Korean artists venturing into the abroad market. The P Manufacturing facility is an modern advertising and marketing options supplier specializing in occasion and branded content material manufacturing. PMG is a expertise administration company which represents and manages the careers of main artists in movie, tv, industrial endorsements and branded leisure.
The Firm additionally operates a café-restaurant, Higher West, within the Gangnam district of Seoul and personal knowledgeable pictures studio, midday photos Co., Ltd.
For extra particulars, please go to http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/
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