Sunday, 8 May 2016

Cannes: Korean Thriller 'The Wailing' Set for North American release - diversity

well Go united states entertainment has purchased North American rights to South Korean director Na Hong-jin's thriller "The Wailing" (Goksung), starring Hwang Jung-min, Chun Woo-Hee and Kwak Do-gained.

"The Wailing" could be released on may 27 in North america, nine days after its may additionally 18 screening at the Cannes movie competition in the Out of competition part. Fox foreign Productions, which produced, will liberate the movie in South Korea on may additionally 12.

"The Wailing" marks Hong-jin's first movie in six years, following the "The Yellow Sea." Woo-Hee plays a mysterious stranger whose arrival right into a quiet village coincides with a rash of vicious murders, inflicting panic and suspicion amongst the villagers. When the daughter of the investigating officer (Do-won) falls below the identical savage spell, he requires a shaman (Jung-min) to assist in discovering the perpetrator.

"We're delighted to associate with Fox on director Na's most recent imaginative and prescient," said Doris Pfardrescher, president and CEO of smartly Go u . s . a . amusement. "It's a visceral, gripping and surprising movie with a view to stun and thrill both enthusiasts of his outdated works as well as learners to the genre."

The deal become negotiated between Pfardrescher and Dmitry Kaplun at Fox foreign Productions.

neatly Go received Hou Hsiao-Hsien's "The assassin" final yr earlier than its Cannes debut.

Watch the trailer for "The Wailing" below.

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