The Weinstein Company (TWC) hasacquired all North American rights to Korean action film The City Of Violence, directed by Ryoo Seung-wan.
Known for martial artsfantasy Arahan and last year'sDirector's Fortnight entry Crying Fist,Ryoo also stars in The City Of Violence,alongside martial arts choreographer Jung Doo-hong.
Jung plays Tae-soo, a
The City Of Violence will be distributed in
The film was produced byR&K Production and
Michelle Krumm, executivevice president of acquisitions and co-productions for TWC stated: "We are sohappy to be in business with CJ Entertainment again with this great film."
CJ Entertainment has alsosold The City Of Violence to about 20other territories in
The film had a strong debutin local theatres at the end of May, opening third at the box office after