World’s Top Genre Events Invites Korean Period Creature Feature
Period creature feature Monstrum
is set to have its international premiere at the upcoming 51st Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia. From director HUH Jong-ho
and featuring KIM Myung-min
, KIM In-kwon
, and Girls’ Day kpop
star LEE Hye-ri
, the monster film debuts in Korea on September 12, just ahead of the local Chuseok holidays.
During the Joseon Era, a plague ravages the kingdom while a power struggle develops in the king’s court. A general and his right-hand man are brought out of retirement to investigate rumors of a dangerous beast abound.
KIM has led all three installments of the popular period investigative action-comedy series Detective K and recently signed on to appear in the upcoming Korean War epic Jangsari 9.15 alongside Hollywood star Megan Fox.