EXCLUSIVE: Well Go USA Entertainment has expanded its slate of Korean films, acquiring North American rights to titles including Alienoid, Hansan: Rising Dragon, Gangnam Zombie, The Ghost Station and The Assassin.
While the international and indie distributor has set theatrical releases in place for Alienoid and Hansan, plans for the other three films have not yet been finalized.
Alienoid is the first in a series of two big-budget sci-fi films from director Choi Dong-hoon. Ryu Jun-Yeol, Kim Woo-bin and Kim Tae-ri star in the pic, which is being distributed in Korea by CJ ENM.Directed by Kim Han-min and starring Park Hae-il, Byun Yo-han and Ahn Sung-ki, Hansan: Rising Dragon is a follow-up to 2014’s The Admiral: Roaring Currents—the most-watched film in Korean cinema history—which brings to life the historic Battle of Hansan Island.
Its Korean distributor is Lotte Entertainment.In the horror film Gangnam Zombie, from director Lee Soo-sung, upscale Gangnam in Seoul becomes the center of mass chaos overnight as citizens begin experiencing strange and terrifying symptoms and devolve into inhuman creatures, leaving only a few survivors with the potential to make it out alive.Read more on deadline.com