EXCLUSIVE: Omnibus drama sells to Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Korea’s M-Line Distribution has sold omnibus drama The Youth to Hong Kong’s Deltamac and Taiwan’s Sky Digi.
K-pop idols including Lee Dong-hae (Super Junior), Song Seung-hyun (FT Island) and Nam Ji-hyeon (4 Minutes) star in the film, comprising four different portraits of young people in Korea today.
The four segments are directed by upcoming filmmakers Kim Jin-moo, Park Ga-hee, Ju Seong-su and Jeong Won-sik.
M-Line has also sold Han Dong-wook’s Man In Love and Hong Ji-young’s Marriage Blue to AV-Jet for Taiwan, while MATV has picked up 12 territories, including Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand on Kim Tae-yun’s drama Another Family.
MATV is a South-East Asian broadcaster owned by Hong Kong’s Mei Ah Entertainment.
M-Line is also launching sales on three new pick-ups here in Cannes – Kim Arron’s romantic comedy Love Clinic, which is currently in production; Yim Soon-rye’s Whistle Blower and 3D documentary The Kingdom Of Bugs, directed by Kim Jin-man whose credits include penguin doc Pengi And Sommi.
Starring Park Hae-il, Lee Kyoung-young and Yoo Yeon-seok, Whistle Blower deals with the real-life scandal surrounding stem cell research that rocked Korea.
Both Whistle Blower and The Kingdom Of Bugs are in post-production.