EXCLUSIVE: South Korean filmmaker Kim Hongsun has signed with WME following the launch of newest venture Project Wolf Hunting in Toronto.

The Korean action-thriller performed in TIFF’s Midnight Madness program and was picked up by Well Go USA Entertainment. Deals additionally closed in a raft of worldwide markets.

The director’s earlier film tasks have included Metamorphosis, The Chase, The Con Artists, and organ dealing thriller Traffickers, which earned him the Best New Director Award on the Blue Dragon Film Awards.

Project Wolf Hunting was the primary Korean movie to play in Toronto’s style strand since Bong Joon-ho’s The Host in 2006. The movie’s South Korean opening is ready for September 21, with an October 7 launch slated for North America.

The film follows a gaggle of harmful criminals being transported by sea from the Philippines to South Korea. After a coordinated jailbreak try escalates right into a bloody, all-out riot towards the particular brokers charged with the transport, the fugitives and their allies from the skin unite to actual a brutal terror marketing campaign onboard. Cast is led by Seo In-guk, Jang Dong-yoon, Jeong So-min and Sung Dong-il.

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