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“The Princess And The Matchmaker” To Premiere At North America Theaters

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South Korea’s hit film, The Princess and the Matchmaker, starring Lee Seung Gi and Shim Eun Kyung, launches today at selected North American theaters!

Today, the endearing historical romantic comedy, The Princess and the Matchmaker, is set to be on a limited release at CGV Cinemas in Los Angeles, Buena Park CA, and Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas in Edgewater, NJ.

The Princess and the Matchmaker


The Princess and the Matchmaker tells the story of Princess Songhwa who is believed to be the key to improve the country’s misfortune. The palace is hoping that through her marriage, the prolonged famine will stop.

A famous oracle is summoned to find the perfect man with the best marital harmony matching the princess. But the princess refuses to believe that her lifetime  partner should be decided by a fortune reading. So she escapes the palace to meet the potential husbands before the final decision is made.

THE PRINCESS AND THE MATCHMAKERThe Princess and the Matchmaker

The Princess and the Matchmaker boasts an impressive cast which include multi-talented entertainer Lee Seung Gi that recently wrapped up successful fantasy-romance drama Hwayugi.

Playing the role of the princess is the country’s cherished actress Shim Eun Kyung, who top-billed blockbuster films Sunny and Miss Granny. Feel free to gush on the male leads who portray the prospective spouse characters.

Expressive actor Yeon Woo Jin (Queen for Seven Days) suits up as the first groom candidate. CNBLUE‘s drummer Kang Min Hyuk (Hospital Ship) and versatile actor Choi Woo Shik (Okja) join the selected groom nominees.

The Princess and the Matchmaker

Backed up by the team that brought record-breaking films Train To Busan and The Face Reader, this heartwarming romantic tale will delight your hearts with its cheerful journey of finding true love.

The movie currently sits as number one South Korean film in the local box office, with over 1.1 million admission sales since official release in Feb 28.

Take a peek of The Princess and the Matchmaker‘s fantastic trailer below:

Check CJ Entertainment official website for the showtimes.

Photos: CJ Entertainment

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