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Busan — The Marvel Experience Busan that was set to open on Oct. 12, coinciding with the beginning of the Busan Film Festival, has been postponed to Oct. 26. It will now run through Jan. 31, 2018.

The Marvel Experience rights holders, Los Angeles-based Hero Ventures, signed a deal for South Korea with holding company Hans Holdings, the company that also owns local distributor Waw Pictures.

No explanation was offered for the delay. Though the opening will now more closely coincide with the latest Marvel movie release. Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok”, directed by Taika Waititi (“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”,) starring Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins and Jeff Goldblum, rolls out across Europe and Asia from Oct. 24. It opens in South Korea on Oct. 25, a day before The Marvel Experience Busan’s new launch date.

Hero Ventures describes the Experience as a “first-person Super Hero adventure through the Marvel universe.” Aimed at family audiences, the Experience »

- Naman Ramachandran

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