Astro customers will have even more movies to watch with the launch of tvN Movies, featuring blockbusters and critically acclaimed movies from Korea.
That’s right! Fans can soon enjoy both newly released movies and all-time favourite movies that they have always wanted to watch but did not have access to.
From 1st August 2017, tvN Movies will be available on demand on Astro GO and Astro TV and on Channel 435 offering first run and exclusive Korean titles ranging from action, thriller, romance, comedy to even horror. The stellar line-up features Korean stars and blockbusters such as “Master” (Lee Byun-hun, Kim Woo-bin), “Mood of the Day” (Moon Chae-won, Yoo Yeon-seok), “Train to Busan” (Gong Yoo), “The Age of Shadows” (Gong Yoo, Lee Byung-hun), “Like for Likes” (Choi Ji-woo, Kang Ha-neul), “One Way Trip” (Suho, Ji Soo), “Gangnam Blues” (Lee Min-ho, Kim Rae-won) and many others.
And that’s not all! Excited about the expansion of tvN Movies, Mr Samey Lee, CEO of CJ E&M HK remarked, “For the launch of tvN Movies on Astro, we are proud to present the Star Tour of ‘The Battleship Island’, the war action blockbuster opening in cinemas on 17th August, with participation by Best Actor Hwang Jung-min, heartthrobs So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki and high-octane director Ryoo Seung-wan, aiming to promote quality Korean films in Malaysia.”
Agnes Rozario, Vice President Content Management Group of Astro, added, “Kicking off tvN Movies with the star-studded cast tour of the most talked about Korean movie of
the year, ‘The Battleship Island’, is the icing on the cake and we are keen to do more. Song
Joong-ki, So Ji-sub and Hwang Jung-min and director Ryoo Seung-wan fans will now get to see their idols live!”
From 1st August 2017, all Astro HD customers who subscribe to the Movie Pack will enjoy tvN Movies on demand and linear via Astro GO and Astro TV with movies subtitled in English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese.
Some key titles that will feature on tvN Movies at launch include:
- A Werewolf Boy – Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child where memories of a wild, feral boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her. The movie stars Song Joong-ki and Park Bo-young.
- Fabricated City – Starring Ji Chang-wook and Shim Eun-kyung, the movie follows an online gamer who is framed for a murder. He tries to uncover the truth behind the murder case and help clear his name.
- The World of Us – A bullied girl befriends a new kid during the summer, but when school starts, their new friendship is tested when the bullying continues. The movie stars Choi Soo-in and Seoul Hye-in.
- My Annoying Brother – Starring Cho Jung-seok and Do Kyung-soo, the movie is about an ex-con who gets released from prison and re-enters his younger brother’s life after he becomes blinded in an accident
So, what are you waiting for?