EXCLUSIVE: Well Go USA Entertainment has expanded its slate of Korean motion pictures, obtaining North American rights to titles together with Alienoid, Hansan: Rising Dragon, Gangnam Zombie, The Ghost Station and The Assassin. While the world and indie distributor has set theatrical releases in position for Alienoid and Hansan, plans for the opposite 3 motion pictures have no longer but been finalized.
Alienoid is the 1st in a chain of 2 big-budget sci-fi motion pictures from director Choi Dong-hoon. Ryu Jun-Yeol, Kim Woo-bin and Kim Tae-ri celebrity within the pic, which is being disbursed in Korea through CJ ENM.
Directed through Kim Han-min and starring Park Hae-il, Byun Yo-han and Ahn Sung-ki, Hansan: Rising Dragon is a follow-up to 2014’s The Admiral: Roaring Currents—the most-watched movie in Korean cinema historical past—which brings to existence the ancient Battle of Hansan Island. Its Korean distributor is Lotte Entertainment.
In the horror movie Gangnam Zombie, from director Lee Soo-sung, upscale Gangnam in Seoul turns into the middle of mass chaos in a single day as voters start experiencing peculiar and terrifying signs and devolve into inhuman creatures, leaving just a few survivors with the prospective to make it out alive. Park Jiyeon and Ji Il Joo celebrity within the pic, which Contents Panda is liberating in Korea.
Also set for Korean distribution by means of Contents Panda is the horror The Ghost Station, during which a tender reporter masking a suspicious coincidence learns from police that her supply used to be supposedly already useless on the time in their interview. As extra mysterious deaths happen, she and her spouse dig deeper into the case and are available head to head with a scary reality.
Directed through Kwak Jeong-duk, and starring Shin Hyun-joon, The Assassin is an action-packed adventure about Joseon’s largest murderer and his fatal final challenge, which is being launched in Korea through Okay-Movie Entertainment.
“We are overjoyed to group up with Contents Panda(NEW), Lotte Entertainment, CJ ENM, Showbox, and Okay-Movie Entertainment to convey this improbable lineup to enthusiasts during North America,” mentioned Well Go USA’s President and CEO, Doris Pfardrescher. “We had been proud supporters of Korean cinema for a few years now, and the style’s contemporary and genuinely-earned explosion in world reputation is any other testomony to the good leisure worth Korean filmmakers convey to audience within the U.S. and during the sector.”
Well Go USA’s best-known Korean titles come with fan-favorite horror and motion titles like The Wailing and The Villainess, the acclaimed Train to Busan franchise, and two of Korea’s contemporary Oscar submissions for Best International Film: the high-octane ancient action-thriller Escape from Mogadishu in 2022, and Burning—the first-ever Korean movie to be shortlisted for the consideration—in 2019. Previously introduced additions to the corporate’s roster of Korean motion pictures come with the sci-fi motion sequel The Witch 2: The Other One—which used to be launched in theaters on June 17—and the Cannes-debuting crisis mystery Emergency Declaration, which is slated for unencumber in August, at a date that has no longer but been disclosed.