‘BLACKPINK The Movie’ to be released in August

Published June 16, 2021, 12:02 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

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A movie produced to commemorate K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s fifth debut anniversary will be released globally.

YG Entertainment said “BLACKPINK The Movie” will be screened at CGV theaters in Korea and 100 countries around the world in August to coincide with BLACKPINK’s debut date of Aug. 8.

The film will have various segments such as “Room of Memories,” which shares memories of five years of BLACKPINK; “Beauty,” focusing on the four members’ distinct personalities; and “Unreleased special interview.”

In addition, footage of BLACKPINK’s concerts “The Show” and “In Your Area” will be added to give the audience a vivid experience as if they are in a real concert hall.

Korean viewers can watch the film through CGV’s ScreenX, which has screens on the front,, left and right and 4DX format.

“BLACKPINK The Movie” is part of the “4+1 Project” to celebrate BLACKPINK’s debut.

“We planned projects in various formats to live up to the fans’ love and expectations. Detailed information will be revealed through the anniversary event website in sequential order,” said YG Entertainment, according to its blog.

BLACKPINK debuted on Aug. 8, 2016 and have released numerous hits including “DDU-DU DDU-DU” and “Kill This Love.” They performed at “Coachella,” the biggest music festival in the US, in 2019 and held a world tour consisting of 32 concerts in 23 cities in four continents in addition to a dome tour in Japan, which had four concerts in three major cities.

They have collaborated with various pop stars including Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez, and Cardi B.

Their first studio album “The Album” peaked at No. 2 on Billboard 200 chart and UK’s Official Charts.

On YouTube, BLACKPINK have garnered 62.1 million subscribers, the highest among all female artists in the world and second behind Justin Bieber, who has 63.8 million subscribers.