Distributor picks up comedy for US and Australia/NZ from IM Global.

China Lion Film Distribution has picked up Xu Zheng-Huang Bo starrer Breakup Buddies at Toronto from IM Global for North America and Australia/New Zealand. 

Ning Hao directs the Mandarin-language comedy which reunites Xu Zheng and Huang Bo in their first comedy since Chinese hit Lost in Thailand. 

The film, which co-stars Zhou Dongyu, charts the road trip of two friends trying to forget their troubles after one is divorced.

The film will be released on October 2 in Australia and New Zealand and October 3 in the United States and Canada. 

Producers include Injo Films Limited, Beijing Asian Union Culture & Media Investment, Ltd., Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co. Ltd., China Film Co. Ltd., Beijing Shine Land Culture, Beijing Talent International Film Company Limited, Beijing Skywheel Entertainment Co. Ltd. and HuangBo Studio.