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K-Horror Targets MZ Generation, Urban Myths Pre-sold to 13 Asian Countries

May 10, 2022
  • Writer by Hellen Park
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Released in Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, and other countries in May



The film Urban Myths, which contains 10 ‘ghost stories’ that may occur in reality around cities, has been pre-sold to 13 Asian countries. Megabox Plus M, the overseas sales company of the film, said, Urban Myths has been pre-sold to 13 countries, including Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Taiwan, Macau, Malaysia (Brunei), and Indonesia. And the film will be released in May in most of the countries.”


Urban Myths is a modern reinterpretation of ghost stories that the MZ generation is enthusiastic about. The film became a hot topic by casting actors from Korean ‘Idol’ singers, as well as Actor Kim Doyoon, who recently showed impressive performances in the film Peninsula and Netflix series Hellbound. Actors from idol groups with huge popularity in Korea and globally, such as Bong Jaehyun of Golden Child, SeolA and Exy of WJSN, Shownu of Monsta X, Arin of Oh My Girl, Ju Haknyeon of The Boyz, and Lee Minhyuk of BTOB, challenged to act in the horror movie.


Urban Myths was directed by Hong Wonki, who has directed more than 1,500 music videos of representative Korean musicians, including ‘Seo Taiji.’  Director Hong challenged an eerie and new method of horror with his unique and sensuous images in the film. The horror series Goedam: Collection, directed by Hong Wonki and released on Netflix in 2020, also recorded high ratings, including No. 1 in Hong Kong, No. 3 in Vietnam, No. 6 in Japan, etc.


Urban Myths, the K-Horror of the MZ Generation based on revenge, desires and curses, was released in Korea on April 27.

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