‘Agent’ nabs world sales via M-Line

Korean comedy sold to European, Asian territories

SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia.

Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment.

Among other M-Line deals that have gone down since the Cannes Market ended last month, helmer Yu Ha’s “A Frozen Flower” was picked up by Japan’s SPO and Singapore’s Festive Films. The thriller “Handphone,” the first local film in which Korean conglom Hanwha Group invested, was bought by Celestial Pictures for Hong Kong and KR Contents for Thailand.

Lotte’s surprise hit “Scandal Makers” has sold to Encore for Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Helmer Barry Sonnenfeld has optioned the remake rights for the U.S.

More Film

  • Donald Trump 'Mentally Unfit' to Be

    Donald Trump Is 'Mentally Unfit' to Be U.S. President, Rob Reiner Says

    SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment. Among other M-Line deals […]

  • Tiffany Haddish Girls Trip

    Tiffany Haddish Joins Ike Barinholtz in Satirical Thriller 'The Oath'

    SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment. Among other M-Line deals […]

  • Redbox On Demand - Roku

    Redbox Launches Digital Movie and TV Service, Without Disney Titles

    SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment. Among other M-Line deals […]

  • Nabil Ayouch Talks Taboos, Arab Youth,

    Nabil Ayouch: ‘No Subject Should be Taboo in the Arab World’

    SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment. Among other M-Line deals […]

  • Gabrielle Carteris

    SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris: 'People Are Feeling Empowered'

    SEOUL — M-Line Distribution has sold hit Korean comedy “My Girlfriend Is an Agent” to Splendid for Germany and Benelux; Jambo Entertainment for Japan; and Encore for Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Pic has grossed $20.4 million since its release in South Korea seven weeks ago by Lotte Entertainment. Among other M-Line deals […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content