Top-tier Korean Actors Son Ye-Jin & So Ji Sub of Spackman Entertainment Group's Associated Company, Spackman Media Group, Set to Star in Now I Will Meet You

- Son Ye-Jin and So Ji Sub are represented respectively by MS Team and 51k, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Group's associated company, Spackman Media Group
- The two Korean actors will star in the upcoming new film, NOW I WILL MEET YOU, 16 years since last collaboration
- Spackman Media Group to continue to explore potential collaborations among its artists

SINGAPORE, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, announced today that leading top-tier Korean actress, Son Ye-Jin, and actor, So Ji Sub, under the Group's associated company Spackman Media Group Limited ("Spackman Media Group") are set to co-star in upcoming new film, Now I Will Meet You.

The new film is based on the Japanese novel "Be With You" written by Takuji Ichikawa and adapted into a Japanese film in 2004. It depicts a story of a widower whose wife promises on her deathbed to return and check on him and their son; a year later, she mysteriously appears.

Son Ye-Jin and So Ji Sub are represented by MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd. ("MS Team") and Fiftyone K Inc. ("51k"), respectively. MS Team and 51k are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Group's associated company, Spackman Media Group. In addition to representing Son Ye-Jin, MS Team also manages top actress, Lee Min-jung, and rising star, Wi Ha-jun.

Son Ye-Jin's latest movie, THE LAST PRINCESS was a Korean historical period film that achieved over KRW 44 billion in revenue at the Korean box office on 5.6 million ticket admissions. Her recent film performance underscores her reputation as one of the strongest ticket boosters in the South Korea box office. Besides THE LAST PRINCESS, she is internationally recognized for her lead role in several box office hits including THE PIRATES and A MOMENT TO REMEMBER.

So Ji Sub is one of Korea's top male actors and will be starring along with Song Joong-ki in BATTLESHIP ISLAND (2017), one of the highly anticipated Korean summer films this year. He is known for his leading roles in the television series I'M SORRY, I LOVE YOU (2004), CAIN AND ABEL (2009), PHANTOM (2012) and MASTER'S SUN (2013) as well as the film ROUGH CUT (2008).

The partnership between Son Ye-Jin and So Ji Sub in the upcoming new film Now I Will Meet You shall mark 16 years since both last appeared together in the MBC drama, A Delicious Proposal (2001). Through 51k and MS Team, Spackman Media Group will be an investor in this movie, and the Group is currently in discussions to also join in as an investor.

Mr. Charles Spackman, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Spackman Entertainment Group, said, "Having two of the top movie stars like Son Ye-Jin and So Ji Sub work together in a film is a very special opportunity for us. The Group will continue to seek more opportunities to collaborate with Spackman Media Group artists, in creating and participating in the highest quality content projects."

About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("SEGL" or the "Company"), and together with its subsidiaries, (the "Group") is a leading entertainment production company that is primarily engaged in the independent development, production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea. In addition to our film 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

SEGL also owns Novus Mediacorp Co., Ltd. ("Novus Mediacorp"), an investor, presenter, and/or ancillary distributor for a total of 75 films (52 Korean and 23 foreign) including 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 ancillary distributor of ALL ABOUT MY WIFE, a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. For more information on Novus Mediacorp, do visit

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 cafe-lounge called Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and own a professional photography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd..

The Company is a 26.17% strategic shareholder of Spackman Media Group Limited ("SMGL"). SMGL, a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, collectively is the leading talent agency and entertainment content production company in Korea, managing over 60 artistes including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment industry. SMGL operates the talent management business through renowned agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., UAA & Co Inc., Fiftyone K Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd., and UL Entertainment Co., Ltd.

On 31 March 2017, the Group completed the acquisition of 100% equity interest in Frame Pictures Co., Ltd. ("Frame Pictures"). Frame Pictures is a leader in the movie/drama eaquipment 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 LEGEND OF THE BLUE SEA (2016) featuring Jeon Ji-hyeon and Lee Min-ho, as well as VETERAN (2015), the number one movie at the Korean box office in 2015 starring Yoo Ah-in.

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About Spackman Media Group Limited

Spackman Media Group Limited ("SMGL"), a company incorporated in Hong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is collectively the largest entertainment talent agency in Korea in terms of the number of artists under management. SMGL manages over 60 artists including some of the top names in the Korean entertainment industry and operates its talent management business through renowned agencies such as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., UAA & Co Inc., Fiftyone K Inc., SBD Entertainment Inc., Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd., and UL Entertainment Co., Ltd.

The company, through its full-service talent agencies in Korea, represents and guides the professional careers of a leading roster of over 60 award-winning actors/actresses in the practice areas of motion pictures, television, commercial endorsements, and branded entertainment. The company 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.

About MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Established in 2000, MS Team a leading talent agency and presenter of theatrical films in Korea. MS Team represents and manages three artists including two top Korean actresses: Son Ye-Jin, who is internationally recognized for her lead roles in several box office hits including THE LAST PRINCESS, THE PIRATES, and A MOMENT TO REMEMBER; and Lee Min-jung. They each have an extensive acting track record and have won numerous acting, style icon and popularity awards throughout their professional career. In August 2016, MS Team Entertainment was the co-presenter of the historical melodrama film, THE LAST PRINCESS, depicting the tragic life of the last princess of the Joseon Kingdom, which debuted on top of the Korean box office and as of 18 October 2016 has posted KRW44.4 billion from 5.6 million admissions.

About Fiftyone K Inc.

Established in August 2011, 51k is a Korean talent management agency that also develops, finances, and produces Korean dramas and theatrical films. 51k currently manages a portfolio of 5 Korean artists, who are mainly movie and drama actors. Its anchor artist is one of Korea's top stars, So Ji Sub.

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