Magazine article Screen International

French Connection Links with Korean Dream Capture

Magazine article Screen International

French Connection Links with Korean Dream Capture

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French Connection is partnering with Korean Dream Capture Studios to develop an English-language adaptation of Peter May's thriller The Killing Room, the third tome in his so-called China thrillers.

Other upcoming pictures on French Connection's slate include Solveig Anspach's The Far Cry and Cannes regular Raphael Nadjari's next film Yskor about a female Jewish Cantor, which is due to start shooting in Canada early next year.

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The Killing Room

The Far Cry

Yskor

Alexis Dantec and Fred Bellaiche's French Connection, which bought rights to The Killing Room two years ago, is transposing the novel's original setting of Shanghai and Beijing to Seoul.

The action revolves around a murder investigation by a Korean police chief and a French pathologist following the discovery of 18 bodies in the vault of a Franco-Korean bank.

Paris-based Korean producer Yoon Seok of Keystones Films is also involved in the project. …

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