NETFLIX ANNOUNCES NEW KOREAN ORIGINAL FILM FORGOTTEN
Written and directed by Director Hang-Jun Chang, this mystery thriller will be available on Netflix in early 2018
November 9, Seoul, Korea – Netflix Inc., the world’s leading internet entertainment service, announced today its next Korean original film Forgotten with partner Kiwi Company.
Forgotten is a mystery thriller written and directed by Director Hang-Jun Chang who is considered one of the best storytellers in Korea. While the story takes endless twists and turns, the movie is expected to create never ending suspense. The lead producer Won-Seok Jang, took part in hit titles including The Outlaws, Tunnel, War of the Arrows, A Hard Day, The Chronicles of Evil, and Confession of Murder.
As Director Chang’s comeback movie in 9 years, Forgotten will also feature top Korean stars Ha-Neul Kang and Moo-Yeol Kim as Jinseok and Yuseok. When his older brother Yuseok gets kidnapped on their first day at a new house, Jinseok suffers from hallucination until Yuseok returns home on the 19th day with a memory loss and strange behavior. Finding himself in a hidden murder case in Yuseok’s twisted memory, Jinseok sets out only to face a heartbreaking truth.
Forgotten will be available on Netflix globally in over 190 countries in early 2018. Netflix currently has 109 million members around the world.
Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with 109 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
About Hang-Jun Chang
Hang-Jun Chang started his filmmaking career with ‘Break out’ and ‘Blow Spring Breeze’ and became famous for his humorous stories and creative direction. In 2011, he turned to TV and directed and co-wrote drama series such as the medical crime series ‘Sign’. He also worked as a script editor for the movies ‘Ghost House’ and ‘A Hard Day’, etc. and get recognized as one of the top creative storytellers in Korea. In 2016, he appears in Korean most popular TV show MBC ‘Infinite Challenge’ and directed the special thriller episode that won him public trust and popularity.
About Kiwi Company
Kiwi Company is a comprehensive contents corporation that produces and invests in film, music, performance, and drama. Quality, value, fun, and convenience are the core values serving as a compass for creating healthy cultural contents that can embrace the whole world. The film business division, leading by executive producer Won-Seok Jang well known for his Midas touch, is currently pursuing business to grow as one of the top five companies in the film investment and distribution industry. Kiwi’s first movie <The Outlaws> has taken the top spot at the Korean box office during Chuseok holiday this year.