Screendaily is reporting on a raft of stellar sales for Spin Kick and Southbound scribe Na Hyeon’s directorial debut, The Prison. The film has reportedly sold to Well Go USA for North America among terriroties with respective distributors each in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, China, Philippines and Taiwan.
Yu-gon (KIM Rae-won), troubled former police inspector, is imprisoned for a hit-and-run accident. While inside, he discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate named Ik-ho (HAN Seok-kyu) who has been running a crime syndicate with the help of the warden and guards which provides them the perfect alibi. Soon enough, Yu-gon becomes a major part of Ik-ho’s crime empire.
The Prison is tapped for market screenings this Saturday with a local Korean release set for March. The first official trailer just went live as well and you can now view it below.