EXCLUSIVE: Raft of deals include sales to Japan, China.
Korea’s Showbox has sold Lee Il-hyung’s hit action drama A Violent Prosecutor and Lee Yoon-ki’s melodrama A Man And A Woman to a slew of territories including Japan and China.
A Violent Prosecutor, starring Hwang Jung-min and Gang Dong-won, made $64m with 9.68 million admissions at the local box office as of March 9.
The film has sold to Japan (Twin), China (Lemon Tree), Taiwan (Movie Cloud), the Philippines (MVP Viva) and worldwide in-flight rights (Emphasis).
In North America, Dreamwest Pictures USA released A Violent Prosecutor theatrically Feb 19 and Dreamwest Pictures Australia did so in Australia and New Zealand Feb 25.
A Man And A Woman, starring Jeon Do-yeon and Gong Yoo, has sold to Japan (The Klockworx), Taiwan (AV-Jet), the Philippines (MVP Viva) and worldwide in-flight rights (Emphasis).