Yoo Ah In and Park Shin Hye received the good news when the zombie blockbuster “#Alive” reached No.1 Netflix globally.
Just 2 days after being aired on the online platform, the zombie blockbuster “#Alive” quickly reached No.1 Netflix globally.
Recently, “#ALIVE”, a Korean zombie thriller directed by Cho Il-hyung, has received the love of a large audience. Exploiting new perspectives on the zombie epidemic, the film has received a lot of praise from domestic and international critics for the script, director and especially the acting of the cast a whole new horror survival movie.
According to FlixPatrol, an on-demand video and online content rating service (VOD), “#ALIVE” quickly took over Netflix globally on September 10. The film ranked No. 1 in 35 countries around the world including the US, France, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand …
Previously, the film was released in theaters in June this year but the producer decided to release #ALIVE via Netflix in September due to the complicated situation of the Covid-19 epidemic. When released in Korean theaters in June, the film surpassed 200,000 open tickets, recording the highest ticket sales performance since the Korean film industry was hit hard by the pandemic. Yoo Ah In and Park Shin Hye’s acting skills are also seen as factors that attract the box office.
“#ALIVE” describes survivors in Korea who are infected with the disease and turn into bloodthirsty zombies. The film is based on an original story written by American director Matt Naylor. The film is the second zombie film to be released after “Peninsula,” directed by Yeon Sang-ho this year.
Yeon Sang-ho has written a new page of history in Korea with the 2016 zombie action movie “Train to Busan”, the Peninsula’s prequel, attracting domestic and foreign attention. Before the success of “Train to Busan”, the zombie film did not receive much attention in Hollywood./.
Source: Aju Business Daily