Korea’s CJ Entertainment has sold US rights to The Man From Nowhere to Well Go USA.
The hit action drama has also gone to Borsalino for Latin America and Splendid for Germany and Benelux.
Directed by Lee Jeong-beom, the film stars Won Bin (Mother) as a former special agent who protects a ten-year-old girl when her mother is murdered by drug dealers. It was released in Korea in August and racked up 6.2 million admissions.
Borsalino has also acquired Latin American rights to CJ’s A Better Tomorrow, a Korean remake of the classic John Woo film, directed by Song Hae-sung. Meanwhile, 3D dino drama Tarbosaurus has gone to Hwa Yea Multimedia for Singapore and Saran Media for Turkey.
CJ has also sold CG animation Bolts & Blip: The Movie sold to Russia’s Luxor Entertainment and Kim Dae-woo’s period comedy The Servant to Japan’s Takeshobo. Thailand’s STG acquired a ten-title package from CJ including Ghost, a Japanese remake of the Hollywood weepie, and romantic comedy Finding Mr Destiny.