Leading Korean company CJ Entertainment has announced a raft of sales concluded at Hong Kong Filmart, led by CJ-Kadokawa co-production Virgin Snow.

The teen romance, was pre-sold to Hwa Yea Multimedia for Malaysia, Box Office for Thailand and BHD for Vietnam.

Set in Kyoto, Virgin Snow stars Lee Joon-ki (King And The Clown) as a Korean student who transfers to a new school and falls in love with a Japanese girl played by Miyazaki Aoi (Nana).

Thailand 's Box Office also pre-bought the comedy Small Town Rivals, starring Cha Seung-won (Over The Border). The film follows the comic antics of a couple of childhood friends who grow up to be rivals for power as head of the village and head of the county respectively.

Malaysia 's Hwa Yea pre-bought My Tutor Friend 2, the sequel to the box office hit comedy.

' Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam are especially good markets for us,' says CJ's Tom Oh, senior vice president, head of international sales. 'We pre-sell most of our films to them.'

CJ also locked down deals outside the three South-East Asian countries. Martial Arts fantasy The Restless sold to Trade Media for France; and horror films The Wig and Face, as well as the action film The Art Of Fighting, starring Lee Joon-ki, went to Borsalino for Latin America.

Eagles picked up Taiwanese rights for six titles: Lump Of Sugar, starring Lim Soo-jung, My Scary Girl, Ghost House, Say Yes, Last Present and Inshala. The latter two are library titles starring Lee Young-ae (Sympathy For Lady Vengeance).

CJ marks the sales up to the popularity of Lee's television series Jewel In The Palace, which swept through Asia as part of the Korean Wave.