Shim Hyung-rae's 'The Last Godfather' to Open in N. America on April 1

CJ Entertainment

The latest comedy featuring Harvey Keitel from Korean comedian-turned-director.


SEOUL -- The Last Godfather, the latest comedy featuring Harvey Keitel from a comedian-turned-director Shim Hyung-rae (D-War), will be released on April 1 in 12 cities, including Los Angeles and Vancouver, across North America, the film's distributor CJ Entertainment announced Wednesday.

The number of screens is currently under negotiation with Roadside Attractions LLC, the film's distributor in the North American region.

The Last Godfather, about a New York mafia boss and his illegitimate son opened here last month and attracted 2.55 million admissions. Shim stars in the movie as Young-gu, the son of the mob boss played by Keitel.