Korean exorcism thriller ‘The Priests’ opening in North America on Thanksgiving

November 23, 2015

By Tae Hong

South Korean mystery thriller “The Priests” hits North American theaters on Thanksgiving Day, CJ Entertainment announced.

Audiences in Los Angeles and Dallas will be able to catch star actors Kim Yoon-seok and Kang Dong-won as Catholic priests, directed by Jang Jae-hyun, on Nov. 26.

A wider release will follow on Dec. 4 for theaters in San Francisco, New Jersey, Honolulu, Seattle, Vancouver and Toronto, CJ said.

The film, which was released earlier this month in Korea, has so far attracted 4.5 million to theaters, according to Korean Film Council data.

It follows two priests as they try to free a young girl from an evil spirit by exorcism.