Magazine article Screen International

Lotte Adds Three for Busan Slate

Magazine article Screen International

Lotte Adds Three for Busan Slate

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Line-up includes Memories Of The Sword, set to star Lee Byung-hun.

South Korea's Lotte Entertainment is launching sales on three new additions to its line-up at Busan's Asian Film Market. The slate is led by Park Heung-shik's highly anticipated Memories Of The Sword, starring Lee Byung-hun [pictured] from Red 2 and Masqeurade and Jeon Do-youn from The Housemaid and Secret Sunshine.

Set at the turbulent end of the Goryeo dynasty, the martial arts piece also stars Kim Go-eun, the ingenue from Eungyo, and Lee Joon-ho - also known as Junho from the K-pop group 2PM - who recently featured in surveillance thriller Cold Eyes. The film is set for release in the second half of 2014.

Lotte's second new addition is The King's Wrath (working title), a historical action piece about palace intrigues during King Jeong-jo's reign in the Joseon dynasty. The film is directed by Lee Jae-gyu, well-known for hit TV series such as Beethoven Virus, Damo and The King 2 Hearts. …

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