CJ scores big with pic pair

'Cyborg,' 'Restless' bow in Korea next month

CJ Entertainment has signed a sheaf of deal memos for its two big AFM movies, Park Chan-wook’s “I Am a Cyborg But That’s OK” and period actioner “The Restless.” Both bow in Korea next month.

Selling widely in Asia, “Cyborg” was licensed to Golden Scene for Hong Kong, M Pictures for Thailand and Encore Film for Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Ama Films took the pic for Greece; CJ expects to close deals for larger European territories later in the market.

“Restless” was sold to M Pictures for Thailand; Splendid Film for Germany and Benelux; Central Partnership for Russia; Eco for Poland; Video Sonic for Greece; New Star for Brazil; Inter Star for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary; D Prods. for Turkey; Shapira for Israel; and Pol Films for Poland, Bulgaria and Romania.

Gangster actioner “A Dirty Carnival,” introduced to buyers at Pusan and AFM, scored deals with Splendid for Germany, M Pictures for Thailand and Video Sonic for Greece.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety