Monday, February 02, 2009

Remake of Korean Movie at No. 2 in U.S.

"The Uninvited," a Hollywood remake of the Korean film "A Tale of Two Sisters" attracted the second largest audience in North America on the day of its release.

The film, which was released last Friday in 2,344 cinemas across the U.S., raked in US$4.3 million on the day, coming in second after "Taken," which took $9.5 million.

"A Tale of Two Sisters" was written and directed by Kim Jee-woon. In the remake directed by the Guard brothers, Charles and Thomas, Elizabeth Banks ("Spider 3") plays Rachel in the Lim Soo-jung role in the original. Arielle Kebbel ("American Pie Presents Band Camp") plays Alex, the Moon Geun-young part.

"The Uninvited" is released by Paramount Pictures.


source: Chosun

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