Cannes Film Market: Korea’s Ma Dong-seok Flexes Muscles in ‘Champion’

Read on: Variety.

Ma Dong-seok, the star of hits “Train to Busan” and “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds,” next stars in “Champion” a Korean sports comedy that will make its debut at the Cannes Film Market. The film is backed by Warner Bros. as part of its local film production incentive and will be released next […]

‘Champion,’ Action/Thriller Spec, Acquired By Studio 8

Read on: Deadline.

EXCLUSIVE: Studio 8 just brought in another project. The company has acquired the action/thriller Champion about two American brothers, wrongly sentenced to prison in Thailand, who are then forced to compete in Thai boxing for a chance to win their freedom. The company is now out to directors.
This comes after Studio 8 recently acquired Graham Moore’s female strong, sci-fi thriller Naked is the Best Disguise, another sci-fi thriller from Robert Rodriguez and Max…