Production Company of Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers with Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri Mulling Different Release Options Including Netflix

Third time may not be the charm for sci-fi Korean movie Space Sweepers (Spaceship Victory). The movie has been delayed twice now due to COVID-19 shut downs and limitations at movie theaters, first in March and then later again in August. Some Korean movies have premiered and within the context of limited seating still managed to do well, but this was a big budget tent pole type of movie and with so much special effects the budget was quite large and would need significant ticket sales to recoup and even make money. But with COVID-19 end nowhere in sight, the production team revealed this week that it was exploring a multitude of premiere options including airing it on Netflix. Don’t knock Netflix, so many incredibly well made movies have premiered exclusively on the streaming platform but the licensing sales price to Netflix would have to be high for Space Sweepers to make that jump. I could see a combination release structure which could set the stage for other movies in the near term.

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Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri Bring Their Best Swashbuckle to the Press Conference for Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers

Earlier this summer the Korean box office was semi-revived thanks to loosening social gathering restrictions, movie theaters could open but just block off every other seat. A handful of summer movies then premiered and did well enough in these circumstances, … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki and Kim Tae Ri Lead Ragtag Junkers in Action Packed Second Trailer for Sci-fi Movie Space Sweepers

With COVID-19 ending nowhere in sight, I wonder if upcoming sci-fi action movie Space Sweepers (Spaceship Victory) should have kept its summer time slot rather than delaying to October 1. Train to Busan sequel Peninsula is cleaning up at the … Continue reading

Yang Kyung Won Poses with Song Joong Ki Filming Space Sweeper Movie and Having Best Career Year After Crash Landing on You and Baeksang Nomination

One of the best parts of hit drama Crash Landing on You was the North Korean soldier squad supporting male lead Hyun Bin, and the best of that bunch was by far gruff and proud Yang Kyung Won. He got … Continue reading