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Showbox Sells New Don LEE Vehicle UNSTOPPABLE

Nov 15, 2018
  • Writerby Pierce Conran
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Well Go USA to Distribute Crime-Action Title in North America


Ahead of its domestic bow on November 22, new Don LEE (aka MA Dong-seok) vehicle Unstoppable has secured a number of sales for financier and distributor Showbox, as reported by Screen Daily.

The crime-action film, which marks the directing debut of KIM Min-ho, features LEE as a fishmonger who strains his relationship with his wife (SONG Ji-hyo, What a Man Wants) after investing their savings in a dubious venture. Shortly after a fender bender with some violent criminals, his wife is kidnapped. Unfortunately for the gang members, led by a psychotic leader played by KIM Sung-oh (The Merciless, 2017), the man who is coming after them has been hiding a violent history.

Showbox locked deals for the film in North American (to Well Go USA), Japan (New Select), Australia and New Zealand (JBG Pictures), Taiwan (Moviecloud), Hong Kong (Edko), Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia (mm2), the Philippines (MVP Viva), Cambodia (Westec) and as well as its worldwide in-flight rights (Kairos).

TRAIN TO BUSAN (2016) star LEE has been on a terrifically busy run of late that has seen him headline hit crime drama THE OUTLAWS (2017), buddy comedy The Bros (2017), family-sports drama Champion, fantasy epic sequel Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days, fantasy comedy THE SOUL-MATE and most recently the thriller The Villagers, which opened earlier this month. He also has two projects in production, a movie version of the Korean drama series Bad Guys and the thriller The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil.
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