South Korean film sales company M-Line Distribution has launched pre-sales on science fiction drama "Doomsday Book", co-directed by Kim Jee-woon and Lim Pil-seong, according to the "Screen International" market daily at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin.
Budgeted at US$5m, "Doomsday Book" is made up of three short stories. One is about a robot attaining enlightenment, the second is about a zombie invasion and the third about an apocalyptic meteor crashing to Earth.
"Doomsday Book" is produced by Zio Entertainment and currently in post-production. A tentative domestic release date is set for March.
M-Line Distribution is also selling director Lee Kwang-kuk's recent Rotterdam Tiger competiton film "Romance Joe" and thehistorical mystery melodrama "Gabi", directed by Jang Yoon-hyeon. The film is about a Joseon Dynasty ruler being poisoned by his enemies through his addiction to coffee.
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