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  • CONFESSION OF MURDER Proposed for Hollywood Remake
  • by JANG Sung-ran /  Nov 19, 2012
  • Sold to China, Europe and 4 Other Asian Countries
    Director JEONG Byung-gil and actors JUNG Jae-young and PARK Si-hoo’s Confession of Murder drew significant attention from overseas markets including Hollywood, said its distributor Showbox/Mediaplex Inc.. The film's producer met with the producer of The Usual Suspects (1995) at the Film Independent Forum held in Los Angeles' Directors Guild of America and was suggested a remake.
    Moreover, Confession of Murder's distribution rights were sold to 4 Asian countries (Japan, China, Hong Kong and Indonesia), as well as Europe's French and German-speaking territories. In addition, Shanghai Vision Film, a Chinese distributor, is preparing for its release in China early next year.
    Meanwhile, Confession of Murder, released November 8th, is proving to be a local hit as it has attracted 1,043,977 spectators during its first week.
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