Magazine article Screen International

Showbox, Blumhouse, Ivanhoe in Six-Film Pact

Magazine article Screen International

Showbox, Blumhouse, Ivanhoe in Six-Film Pact

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The partnership will jointly develop and produce six Korean language genre films over five years.

Blumhouse and Showbox will select the projects and Ivanhoe will fully finance, while Showbox will manage production as well as marketing and distribution in South Korea.

"We aim to recruit new writers and directors with unique ideas in Korea," said Showbox CEO Jeong-Hun You. "I hope this will become an opportunity to revive the Korean thriller-horror film market and for capable Korean producers, writers and directors to advance into Hollywood, reaching a global audience."

"We have always admired Showbox and are excited to partner with them on these co-productions while extending our relationship with Ivanhoe," said Blumhouse CEO Jason Blum. "We look forward to bringing our love of genre to Korean audiences. …

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