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First Poster of MR. GO Unveiled
Mar 18, 2013
- Writerby JI Yong-jin
Features Overwhelming Figure of Gorilla Ling Ling
The first poster of Mr. Go, directed by KIM Yong-hwa who already made the smash hits Oh! Brothers, 200 Pounds Beauty and Take Off, reveals a breathtaking image. Mr. Go, Korea's first full 3D movie, tells a story of a Gorilla baseballer and his 15-year-old female manager, Wei Wei, who becomes a superstar while playing for a Korean pro baseball team. Jiao XU, Asia’s answer to Dakoda FANNING in Hollywood plays Wei Wei while SUNG Dong-il acts the part of SUNG Chung-su, an agent who brings gorilla Ling Ling to Korea.
The first poster of Mr. Go is impressing movie fans by unveiling the appearance of Ling Ling for the first time. The poster makes people curious about the story of Ling Ling, a digital character created by 100% Korean technology.
Mr. Go is scheduled for release this July and is expected to propel Korean films’ prosperity. In addition, the film is expected to create a new momentum for Korean films by expanding its export markets through the inducement of investment from China.