Jae-woo Kim has joined Los Angeles-based 13 Films as director of international sales and is at the AFM talking up new titles Voice From The Stone, Extortion and Loitering With Intent.
Kim (pictured) reports directly to company founder Tannaz Anisi and most recently served as international business manager at South Korean sales outfit 9ers Entertainment, where she acquired the Point Break remake and Johnny Depp adventure comedy Mortdecai.
Action title Extortion is scheduled to shoot in Puerto Rico on November 17 and stars Frank Grillo, Ving Rhames, Jake McLaughlin, Barkhad Abdi and and Nicky Whalen.
Phil Volken will direct from his screenplay about a vacationing family stranded on a Caribbean island where local fisherman hold them ransom. Volken produces Alina Shraybman.
Comedy Loitering With Intent stars Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell and receives its world market premiere following the world premiere in Tribeca. Adam Rapp directed the story of a beautiful woman whose unexpected arrival disrupts a writers getaway. The Orchard holds US rights.
Supernatural thriller Voice From The Stone will star Emilia Clarke as a nurse who cares for a boy who lives alone with his father in a haunted manor in Tuscany following the untimely death of his mother. Production in Italy is scheduled for this month and Dean Zanuck and Stefano Gallini-Durante produce.
“Jae-woo’s previous experience in sales and acquisitions at 9ers Entertainment, where she handled a number of high profile films, will be a greatly valued asset not only to our company, but to our international partners,” said Anisi. “I look forward to collaborating with her on our growing slate of projects.”
The 13 Films slate includes crime thriller Manhattan Nocturne starring Adrien Brody as well as rom-com Take Care starring Leslie Bibb and Thomas Sadoski and Very Good Girls with Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Peter Sarsgaard and Demi Moore.