Magazine article Screen International

Showbox Makes Divine Move

Magazine article Screen International

Showbox Makes Divine Move

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EXCLUSIVE: Jung Woo-sung stars in Jo Bum-gu's underground gambling thriller.

Major South Korean investor/distributor Showbox/Mediaplex has added The Divine Move, starring Jung Woo-sung, to its AFM sales slate.

Directed by Jo Bum-gu, whose credits include the 2011 hit Quick, the film stars Jung Woo-sung from Cold Eyes as a hard-boiled Go player who is framed for and convicted of his brother's murder.

Veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki, from Unbowed and Battle Of Wits, features as a blind master who backs him up as he penetrates the underground gambling circle of his brother's killer.

Currently in production, the film is set to be released in the first half of 2014.

Showbox also has three market premieres at AFM, led by Hwayi: A Monster Boy, the much-awaited second feature from Save The Green Planet director Jang Joon-hwan; spy action thriller Commitment, starring Choi Seung-hyun (also known as T. …

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