In the past two days, not only the Chinese netizens but also the fan fiction and film communities in many countries are saddened by the “destruction” of Quang Dien, the Korean side has announced that it will produce 20 boylove movies. adapted from webtoon in 2022.
“Passionate” is a phrase used to talk about the love novel genre between two male characters. And the word “boylove” is an international phrase to talk about male-male love in movies, stories, comics, novels…
The boom of romantic movies in 2020, 2021 and upcoming projects in 2022 has caused headaches, confusion and controversy among Chinese officials for the past two years. Most recently, during the meeting to deploy the work in 2022 in Beijing, on January 7, the General Administration of Promotion and Broadcasting of China – Quang Dien officially issued a document concluding that banning romantic movies forever. far.
Yet, after just over a day, news spread in the Korean entertainment industry that, in 2022, there will be 20 passionate movies adapted from popular webtoons (online comics). .
In the past, the genre was mainly popular in the Thai film industry. Later, in China gradually appeared many novels and cartoons on this topic. Realizing that this is a fertile land, is the shortest shortcut to bring the actors to shine and leave a mark in the hearts of young audiences, many crews have invested in adapting it into a passion film. The most exciting opening has been since Thuong An (2016), starring Hoang Canh Du and Hua Wei Chau, resonated throughout Asia. Later, it was these two actors who were “undercover” because of the Chinese government’s move to tighten romance movies, aiming to prevent gender bias among the young generation in this country. . But then, in order to pass the censorship, many films with “passion in disguise” of brotherhood were born, such as Tran Tinh Lenh (Tieu Chien – Vuong Nhat Bac), Son Ha Lenh (Cung Tuan – Truong Triet Han). … These films were successful, exploded beyond imagination, causing many investors to pour money in. At the same time, many teams of young actors also want to take the opportunity to push their “chicken” to advance.
There are many comments that Korean filmmakers seize the opportunity very well, will attract a large number of Chinese audiences. Especially “delicious food” passion movies should not belong only to Thailand or China. Korea also has many extremely “handsome” actors, very suitable for “thumbs up”; The government also doesn’t strictly censor the “wet” and romantic scenes… Therefore, 2022 may be the time when “natural time – favorable terrain – human harmony” for Korean romantic movies is produced.
Below is a list of 20 Korean romantic movies that will be produced in 2022, adapted from the webtoon:
1. Cherry Blossoms After Winter
2. Semantic Error
3. Spying On Crush
4. The Director Who Buys Me Dinner
6. To My Star 2
7. Star Struck
8. First Love For The Third Time
9. I Want A Bite
10. Follow The Wind
11. Bon Appetit
12. Judo Boys
13. Happy Ending Outside The Fence
14. Boarding House Number 5
15. Color Rush 2
16. Have A Kiss And Have A Spice
17. A Flower Blooming On A Stone
18. Acting Lovers
19. Kang Baek Ho
Whether the upcoming 20 Korean-made passion movies in 2022 will be an explosive success, time will tell.