- TERIUS BEHIND ME, a romantic comedy mystery drama starring So Ji Sub of Spackman Media
Group and Jung In-sun, marks the Group's entry into drama production
- The TV drama scored high premiere viewership
ratings of 7.5%, 8.7%, 7.2% and 7.4% for four episodes released on the day of
its premiere, 27 September 2018, in Korea
- Media OutReach - 28 September
2018 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited
("Spackman Entertainment Group" or the "Company" and together
with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), one of Korea's leading
entertainment production groups founded by financier Charles Spackman, wishes
to announce that the Group's first co-produced drama, TERIUS BEHIND ME, led viewership ratings on the day of its
premiere, 27 September 2018, in Korea.
to Nielson Korea, TERIUS BEHIND ME starring
Korea's top actor So Ji Sub of the Group's associated company, Spackman Media
Group Limited ("Spackman Media Group"), and Jung In-sun, scored high
premiere viewership ratings of 7.5%, 8.7%, 7.2% and 7.4% for its first four
episodes released yesterday.
TERIUS BEHIND ME is a romantic
comedy mystery drama about a woman named Go Ae-rin (Jung In-sun), who is helped
by her neighbor, a legendary government intelligence agent (So Ji Sub), to
uncover the truth behind her husband's disappearance and involvement in a
by Park Sang-hoon-III (RADIANT OFFICE)
and written by Oh Ji-yeong-I (SHOPPING
KING LOUIS), TERIUS BEHIND ME marks
the Group's launch into drama production and So Ji-sub's return to the small
screen after successfully starring in hit movies BE WITH YOU, co-starring Korean megastar Son Ye-jin of Spackman
Media Group, and BATTLESHIP ISLAND.
TERIUS BEHIND ME with subtitles can be first viewed on Viu Premium, a popular
over-the-top streaming video service, from today onwards, every Thursday & Friday,
8 hours after Korea's telecast. Link to the trailer on TERIUS BEHIND ME: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PQtJft5uas.
About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited
Spackman Entertainment Group
Limited ("SEGL" or the "Company"), and together with its
subsidiaries, (the "Group"), one of
Korea's leading entertainment production groups founded by investment veteran,
Mr. Charles Spackman, is primarily engaged in the independent development,
production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea.
In order to diversify our revenue streams, in the second half of 2018, we will
to expand our business portfolio to include the production of Korean television
dramas. In addition to our content business, we also make investments into
entertainment companies and film funds that can financially and strategically
complement our existing core operations. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the
Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited under the ticker 40E.
SEGL's Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. ("Zip Cinema") is one of the most
recognised film production labels in Korea and has originated and produced some
of Korea's most commercially successful theatrical films, consecutively
producing 8 profitable movies since 2009 representing an industry leading track
record. Recent theatrical releases of Zip Cinema's motion pictures include some
of Korea's highest grossing and award-winning films such as MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS (2015), COLD EYES
(2013), and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012).
For more information on Zip Cinema, do visit http://zipcine.com
SEGL also owns Novus Mediacorp
Co., Ltd. ("Novus Mediacorp"), an
investor, presenter, and/or ancillary distributor for a total of 76 films (53
Korean and 23 foreign) including THE
OUTLAWS and SECRETLY, GREATLY,
which was one of the biggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS fame, as well as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY. In 2012,
Novus Mediacorp was also the post-theatrical rights distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, 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")
sales records in Korea. Novus Mediacorp is currently in the process of seeking
a listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange. For more information on Novus
Mediacorp, do visit http://novusmediacorp.com
Our films are theatrically
distributed and released in Korea and overseas markets, as well as for
subsequent post-theatrical worldwide release in other forms of media, including
cable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and home video/DVD, etc. We
release all of our motion pictures into wide-theatrical exhibition initially in
Korea, and then in overseas and ancillary markets.
We also operate a café-lounge
called Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and own a professional
photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd..
The Company holds an effective
shareholding interest of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Limited ("SMGL"). SMGL, a company incorporated in
Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is collectively one of the largest
entertainment talent agencies in Korea in terms of the number of artists under
management, including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment
industry. SMGL operates its talent management business through renowned
agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., UAA & Co Inc., Fiftyone K
Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd. Through these
full-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides the
professional careers of a leading roster of award-winning actors/actresses in
the practice areas of motion pictures, television, commercial endorsements, and
branded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists as
a platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality of
entertainment content projects, including theatrical motion pictures, variety
shows, and TV dramas. This platform also creates and derives opportunities for
SMGL to make strategic investments in development stage businesses that can
collaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company.
The Group owns a 100% equity interest in Frame Pictures Co., Ltd. ("Frame Pictures"). Frame Pictures is a leader in the movie/drama equipment leasing business in Korea. Established in 2014, Frame Pictures has worked with over 25 top directors and provided the camera and lighting equipment for some of Korea's most notable drama and movie projects including the upcoming Korean film GIRL COPS (2018) featuring rising star Wi Ha-jun of SMGL and THE GREATEST DIVORCE (2018) starring Bae Doona of SMGL. In 2018, Frame Pictures has also won contracts to supply equipment to THE BEAUTY INSIDE (2018), HUNDRED MILLION STARS FROM THE SKY (2018), LOVELY HORRIBLY (2018), THE GUEST (2018), historical Korean movie MALMOI, SUITS (2018) featuring Park Hyung-sik of SMGL, MISTRESS (2018), LIFE (2018), LIVE (2018) starring Lee Kwang-soo of RUNNING MAN, MY MISTER (2018) and Netflix's first Korean original production LOVE ALARM (2018). Frame Pictures and Novus Mediacorp are currently seeking to list on the Singapore Stock Exchange.
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Take Pictures Pte. Ltd. ("Take Pictures") which owns a strong lineup of 10 film projects including the co-production with Zip Cinema for THE PRIESTS 2.
The Company owns a 100% equity interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. ("Constellation Agency"). Constellation Agency, which owns The P Factory Co., Ltd. ("The P Factory") and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. ("PMG"), is primarily involved in the business of overseas agency for Korean artists venturing into the overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketing solutions provider specializing in event and branded content production. PMG is a talent management agency which represents and manages the careers of major artists in film, television, commercial endorsements, and branded entertainment.
On 7 May 2018, the Company announced that it would spin-off Novus Mediacorp and Frame Pictures into a combined entity to seek listing on the Catalist Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited to exploit the growing post-theatrical and camera equipment leasing markets.
For more details, do visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/