Paramount Pictures has agreed to a long-term distribution deal with Lotte Entertainment, a subsidary of the Lotte Group and South Korea’s fifth largest conglomerate in distributing films throughout the country. It will oversee future film releases produced by major American studio company Paramount Pictures in South Korea.
Actor Tom Cruise’s next installment of the “Mission Impossible” franchise will be released in theaters on July 30th. Other films previously released this year were “Project Almanac” and “Terminator Genisys” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Korean film star Lee Byung-hun, who portrays a T-1000 cyborg. This role was originally portrayed by actor Robert Patrick in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.”
“We very much look forward to beginning this long-term arrangement with Lotte and know they will bring a tremendous amount of enthusiasm along with their expert marketing and distribution capabilities to every one of our upcoming films set for release in Korea,” said Mark Viane, Paramount’s Co-President of International Theatrical Marketing & Distribution(Variety, page 1).”
Look forward to seeing more films in the years to come. For more information about this partnership, check out the link to these articles below: