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  • Directed by Yeon Sang-ho of TRAIN
    TO BUSAN
    (2016) and PENINSULA (2020), HELLBOUND will be
    headlined by Yoo Ah-in of the Group’s associated company, Spackman Media Group
  • HELLBOUND , which is produced by Lezhin Studio, will be available
    exclusively on Netflix

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 3 August 2020 – Spackman
Entertainment Group Limited (“Spackman Entertainment Group” or the “Company
and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group“), wishes to announce
that Korea’s leading actor Yoo Ah-in of the Group’s associated company,
Spackman Media Group Limited (“Spackman Media Group“) shall star in
Netflix’s new Korean original series, HELLBOUND.

HELLBOUND is a drama depicting the story
of supernatural angels appearing out of nowhere to condemn people to hell.

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In HELLBOUND , Yoo Ah-in of Spackman Media Group, who recently headlined
the Group’s film #ALIVE (2020) and named one of “THE BEST ACTORS
OF 2018” by the New York Times, portrays Jeong Jin-su, the charismatic and
mysterious head of the New Truth Church. As the angels of death arrive, the New
Truth Church leads a religious crusade proclaiming that these visits are the
will of the divine[1].

Alongside Yoo Ah-in, other cast members
include Park Jeong-min (TIME TO HUNT, START-UP, SVAHA: THE
SIXTH FINGER
), Kim Hyun-joo (WATCHER, I HAVE A LOVER), Won
Jin-ah (STEEL RAIN, THE AGE OF SHADOWS) and Yang Ik-june (BAD
GUYS: VILE CITY
, BREATHLESS).

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Yoo Ah-in is represented by UAA&CO
Inc., a subsidiary of Spackman Media Group, which also manages iconic Korean actress
Song Hye-kyo of DESCENDANTS OF THE SUN (2016) and popular Korean actor
Park Hyung-sik of SUITS (2018).

About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Spackman Entertainment Group
Limited (“SEGL” or the “Company“), and together with its
subsidiaries, (the “Group“), founded
in 2011 by Charles Spackman, is one of Korea’s leading entertainment production
groups. SEGL is primarily engaged in the independent development, production,
presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea. According
to Variety, Korea was the world’s fourth largest box office market in 2019,
behind only North America, China and Japan.   

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The
Group also invests into and produces Korean television dramas. In addition to
our content business, we also own equity stakes in entertainment-related
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.

 

Production Labels

 

SEGL’s wholly-owned 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 10 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 CRAZY ROMANCE (2019), DEFAULT (2018), 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 post-theatrical distributor for a total of 79 films
(58 Korean and 21 foreign) including ROSE
OF BETRAYAL
, 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. For more information on Novus
Mediacorp, do visit  http://novusmediacorp.com 

The Company owns a 100% equity
interest in Simplex Films Limited (“Simplex Films“) which is an early
stage film production firm. Simplex Films has the
following films in the pipeline namely, A BOLT FROM THE BLUE, IRREVOCABLE
PROMISE
and OUR SUPERSTAR K.

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The
Company owns a 100% equity interest Take Pictures Pte. Ltd. (“Take Pictures“) which has a line-up of several films including STONE SKIPPING
(working title), GUARDIAN (working title) and the
co-production with Zip Cinema for THE
PRIESTS 2.

The Company owns a
100% equity interest in Greenlight Content Limited which is mainly involved in the business of
investing into dramas and movies, as well as providing consulting services for
the production of Korean content.

The Company owns a 20% equity
interest in The Makers Studio Co. Ltd., which plans to produce and release four
upcoming films, the first of which will be THE ISLAND OF THE GHOST’S WAIL,
a comedy horror film.

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
online streaming, 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.

 

Talent
Representation

 

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 MSteam Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-jung, Ko
Sung-hee), UAA&CO Inc. (Song Hye-kyo, Yoo Ah-in, Park Hyung-sik), Fiftyone
K Inc. (So Ji Sub, Ok Taec-yeon), SBD Entertainment Inc. (Bae Doo-na, Son
Suk-ku), and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Ji-young).
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 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.

 

Strategic
Businesses

 

The
Company 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 ITAEWON CLASS (2020),
HOW TO BUY A FRIEND (2020), KIM JI-YOUNG, BORN 1982 (2019), FOUR
MEN
(2019) and ASADAL CHRONICLES (2019). 

Previously, Frame Pictures was
also involved in GIRL COPS (2018), MALMOI (2018), SUITS (2018),
MISTRESS (2018), LIFE (2018), LIVE (2018), MONEY FLOWER
(2017), SWEET REVENGE (2017), BAD GUYS 2 (2017), THE
LEGEND OF THE BLUE SEA
(2016) and VETERAN (2015).

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.

 

For
more details, do visit http://www.spackmanentertainmentgroup.com/

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