Tag: cjentertainment

THE HOUSEMAID Remake Nabs Oscar-Winning Writer

Heading for release in the U.S. on February 16, Derek Nguyen's The Housemaid has received positive advance acclaim. And now its planned English-language remake has nabbed an Academy Award-winning writer. First, about the original: A forbidden passion awakens vengeful spirits...

Cannes 2017 Review: THE MERCILESS Punches Up Familiar Gangster Tale

After helming a low-key music drama (The Beat Goes On) and a romantic comedy (Whatcha Wearin'?), director Byun Sung-hyun finally shows off what may be his true colors in the brash and confident half gangster thriller, half prison drama The...

Amazon Studios Buys US Rights To Park Chan-wook's THE HANDMAIDEN

Amazon Studios has continued to exert itself in the distribution market with its acquisition of the US rights for The Handmaiden, the new film by Korean director Park Chan-wook. CJ Entertainment sold the US rights, as well as rights to...

Park Chan-wook's THE HANDMAID Wraps on Halloween, New Still Revealed

Todd gave us the first still of Park Chan-wook's latest film The Handmaid last week and now we can report that the film wrapped production on Halloween following five months of shooting in Japan and Korea. The film also released...

Review: THE SPY: UNDERCOVER OPERATION Should Have Stayed Under Wraps

Korean cinema has gotten very good at staging impressive onscreen spectacle in recent years. Though $10 million budgets used to be a rare thing, reserved for only the most ambitious and promising films, these days an abundance of these pricey...

Review: Slick Epidemic Thriller FLU Strays Off Course

It was only last summer that Korea released its first film featuring a deadly disease when Deranged became a big hit in June. Coming from the same studio (CJ Entertainment), the new epidemic thriller Flu, the first work from director...