Recently re-instated news anchor Yoon Young-hwa thinks that his broadcast is being pranked when he receives footage of the Mapo Bridge being bombed. However, he quickly discovers that not only was the attack real, but that his own earpiece is rigged to a bomb. Filmed as if it were a live broadcast, this psychological thriller has captivated audiences and has again proved the talents of its lead Ha Jung-woo (Love Fiction, The Client).
Opens in nationwide theaters (LOS ANGELES – CGV Cinemas, FULLERTON – Regal La Habra, IRVINE – Regal Edwards UTC, NEW YORK – AMC Bay Terrace, ATLANTA – AMC Colonial, SEATTLE – AMC Alderwood, LAS VEGAS – Regal Village Square 18, SAN DIEGO – AMC Fashion Valley, HONOLULU – Consolidated Pearlridge, VANCOUVER – Cineplex Silvercity Coquitlam, TORONTO – Cineplex Odeo Yonge & Dundas) starting from August 16th
The first film from the director Kim Byung-woo, “The Terror, LIVE” won the NETPAC award of the 43rd Karlovy Wary International Film Festival. Both the director and lead studied news footage and anchors in order to make the film as realistic as possible.
“The Terror, LIVE” has become one of the big summer blockbusters in South Korea. Lucky for our North American readers, “The Terror: LIVE” is being released in theaters on August 16th. The official site can be found here.