Korea's iHQ is set to branch into English-languagefilmmaking with documentary-style comedy horror American Zombie to be directed by Korean-American filmmaker GraceLee.
iHQ willco-produce with LA-based LeeLee Films, headed byIn-Ah Lee, whose credits include Wim Wenders' Don't ComeKnocking and
The film will be iHQ's firstproduction shot entirely in the
Lee recently produced and directed the critically acclaimeddocumentary The Grace Lee Projectwhich screened widely in festivals and opened theatrically in
American Zombie isher second feature and documents the daily lives of a small community of theliving deceased who make their home in
'As soon as I heard the concept, I thought this would make agood film that will crossover to any market in the world,' said iHQ president Teddy Jung.
iHQrecently produced romantic drama Daisy,directed by
Several Korean companies are actively seeking a way toexpand the 'Korean wave' to the North American market, even as the Koreanscreen quota, which has protected the local industry from the