K-Drama Weekly Update: 08-09-18

The South Korean film industry is getting a huge boost after a sluggish year with a sequel release of “Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days.” The original film, “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds,” was filmed with the sequel at the same time in 2016 and the first film was released in Dec. 2017. The fantasy and action drama film saw much success, but the sequel has already surpassed 6 million tickets sold after one week. The movie is based on a webtoon by Joo Ho-min. Director Kim Yong Hwa using special effects has elevated the Korean film industry in the CGI area. The all-star cast of Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun and Ju Ji-hoon make a great team.