Ahn Seo Hyun and the creature, Okja, in Okja

Netflix’s Okja is hitting a major stumble in director Bong Joon-ho’s own homeland, South Korea, as the top three exhibitors in the country refuse to screen the film. The Korean-American action-adventure film was not only directed by the world-renowned Bong but was also co-written by him together with Jon Ronson. The project stars Hollywood actors Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, as well as, Korean-American star Steven Yeun.

The film has been causing a lot of controversial talks lately regarding its distributing arrangments. Netflix is set to release Okja on June 28 online via its streaming services in 190 countries. At the same time, the movie will also be hitting theaters in the United States, …

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