Ghost Sweepers Exorcise the Berlin Film Market
Ever hear of the spooky action comic Ghost Sweeper? Well, with a film version on its way, you're bound to get a crash course. Read on for the skinny!
According to the source for all things newsworthy today, Screen Daily, reports are that Seoul-based sales company Finecut has picked up the $5m comic-based horror flick Ghost Sweepers.
Ghost Sweepers is directed by Shin Jung-won, whose credits include creature feature Chaw. Combining situation comedy and genre elements, Ghost Sweepers follows a group of top exorcists who join forces to eradicate a notorious evil spirit. Kim Soo-ro, Kang Ye-won, and Lee Jae-hoon all star.
Currently in production, Ghost Sweepers is financed and will be widely released by Korean distributor N.E.W (Next Entertainment World).
Chan-young, a young journalist, is sent to cover a story when all the top shamans from nationwide gather up for a grand exorcism at a small village notorious for dark rumors about an evil spirit.
They barely manage to even enter the village for this evil spirit is unlike anything anyone has seen so far. The group of shamans begins their grand ritual, but with the strange eerie force that dominates the entire village and repeated attacks by the spirit, most of the shamans run for their lives. Only the five best shamans remain along with Chan-young. So the six begin to explore the dark secrets of the village while preparing for the biggest battle against the evil forces.
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