Main U.S. acquisitions of Asian movie titles have been scarce on the American Movie Market up to now this 12 months, however enterprise inside the area nonetheless has been buzzing. The much-anticipated Korean interval motion tentpole Noryang: Lethal Sea has scored a deal at AFM for Japan distribution with Tokyo-based Twin Co. Ltd.
Seoul-based gross sales agent Acemaker is repping the title to worldwide patrons.
The movie is the third and closing title in director Kim Han-min’s trilogy about battles led by the famed Korean admiral Yi Solar-sin that began with The Admiral: Roaring Currents in 2014 and was adopted by Hansan: Rising Dragon in 2022. The primary movie earned $138 million worldwide, which was essentially the most ever by a Korean movie on the time.
The brand new installment depicts the historic Battle of Noryang, the final main battle of the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598). The brand new movie stars Kim Yoon-seok as Yi Solar-sin, together with Baek Yoon-sik, Jung Jae-young and Huh Joon-ho.
The movie’s official abstract reads: “In 1598, the seven-year Imjim Conflict nears an finish as Wae invaders put together to withdraw from Joseon. Admiral Yi Solar-shin leads an allied fleet of Joseon and Ming ships to annihilate the Wae military. Joseon, Ming and Wae forces conflict at Noryang Straight, the lethal sea the place Admiral Yi fights his final valiant battle.”
Noryang: Lethal Sea is produced by Huge Stone Footage and distributed in Korea by Lotte Footage. It’s scheduled to be launched at house in South Korea someday in December.