Korea’s M-Line Distribution has sold North American rights to Kang Hyo-jin’s comedy Wonderful Nightmare to Asia Releasing, along with a string of other territories.
M-Line has also sold the film to Cine Asia for Australia, Viva Communications for The Philippines and Mega Movie Technology for Myanmar, while Emphasis has taken inflight rights.
Starring Uhm Jeong-hwa (Dancing Queen) and Song Seung-heon (Obsessed), the film tells the story of a high-flying female lawyer who dies, but is returned to earth to live as a housewife with two children. Korean release is scheduled for July.
M-Line is also selling Im Sang-soo’s action comedy Intimate Enemies, starring Ryoo Seung-bum and produced by Fox International Productions; action comedy Untouchable Lawmen, starring Daniel Choi and Im Chang-jung; and Park Jae-sik’s medical thriller The Black Hand, starring Han Go-eun and Kim Sung-su.
The Seoul-based company has also picked up Korean-Estonian erotic drama Angry Painter, directed by Jeon Kyu-hwan (Mozart Town), and starring Yu Jun-sang and Moon Jong-won.