The movie Pawn has broken the 1 million viewers mark.
According to the Korean Film Council, Pawn attracted more than 1 million moviegoers as of the morning of Oct. 9. While theaters have been in a slump due to the re-surge of COVID-19 in mid-August, Pawn became the only movie released since September to have surpassed 1 million cumulative admissions.
Released on Sept. 29, Pawn has swept the Chuseok holiday season amid favorable reviews. In response, the actors of Pawn expressed their sincere gratitude to the viewers with handwritten messages.
Sung Dong Il wrote, “Thanks to the support of the audience who were firmly armed and visited the theater, Pawn has surpassed 1 million moviegoers. Thank you very much.” Ha Ji Won wrote, “Thank you so much to the 1 million viewers who loved our Pawn. Please continue to show your love.”
Kim Hee Won wrote, “I sincerely thank the audience who visited the theaters even in these difficult situations and made Pawn a ‘1 million viewers’ movie.” Park So Yi wrote, “Thanks to the audience, Pawn has surpassed 1 million viewers. Thank you so very much. if you want to see So Yi, then please watch our Pawn a lot.”