Finecut picks up Warner Bros Korea's 'Champion' starring Don Lee

Screen | 4/17/2018 | Jean Noh
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South Korean sales company Finecut has picked up Warner Bros Korea’s arm-wrestling comedy Champion, starring Don Lee (a.k.a. Ma Dong-seok), whose credits include Train To Busan.

Previously noted as a solid supporting actor in films such as Ryoo Seung-wan’s Veteran and Yoon Jong-bin’s Nameless Gangster: Rules Of The Time, Lee is perhaps best known as the brawny husband with a pregnant wife who survives a zombie outbreak in Yeon Sang-ho’s Train To Busan. The film clocked up $93.1m at box offices worldwide, according to Finecut.

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Last year, he starred in Kang Yun-sung’s crime action film The Outlaws, which racked up more than 6.88 million admissions and $52.75m at the local box office, according to the Korean Film Council (KOFIC).

Currently in post-production, director Kim Yong-wan’s feature debut Champion follows...
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