Will the formula for the box office hit of “summer = disaster films” work again this year?
According to the movie industry on April 15, Lotte Culture Works, the distribution company, is considering releasing the movie #Alone (working title) in June.
#Alone is a work that depicts the story of isolated survivors in a chaotic city due to unidentified infection. It is a disaster thriller film that unfolds in a limited space for survivors as infected people resembling zombies ramble about.
Actor Yoo Ah In plays Jun Hoo, a gamer who survived as he stayed in his own apartment cut off from the rest of the world. Actor Park Shin Hye plays Yoo Bin, a survivor. The two will use SNS, drones, and online games to communicate with each other and survive in isolated situations, boosting the level of immersion in the story.
Director Kim Ji Hoon’s new film Sinkhole is also set to be released this summer. It is a disaster comedy film that takes place as the house falls into a sinkhole.
Actor Cha Seung Won plays Chung Man Soo, a resident in a villa who struggles day and night as he raises his son alone. Actor Kim Sung Kyun plays the role of Park Dong Won, who achieved his dream of finally getting a house for himself but got trapped in a sinkhole with his house, whereas actor Lee Kwang Soo plays Kim Seung Hyun, a junior of Park Dong Won, who gets trapped in the house together.