Korean filmmaker to make Hollywood debut in collaboration with Marbel Comics mastermind


SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Yonhap) — South Korean movie director Kim Yong-hwa will make his debut in Hollywood in collaboration with Stan Lee, a founding father of the Marvel Universe and co-creator of many of its superhero characters, Kim’s company said Monday.

In this undated photo provided by Dexter Studios, South Korean director Kim Yong-hwa (L) poses for the camera with Stan Lee, Marbel Comics legend. (Yonhap)

According to Dexter Studios, Kim unveiled his first English-language project “Prodigal” at Los Angeles Comic Con 2017 held on Oct. 27-29. The film will be co-produced by Pow! Entertainment, founded by Stan Lee, and Luka Productions.

“Prodigal” is an action hero flick themed on paternal love to be co-written by famous Hollywood screenwriters Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.

Kim, best known for “200 Pounds Beauty” (2006)” and “Take Off” (2009), has recently helmed “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds,” a fantasy film adaptation of a popular webtoon of the same name. The movie is set to open on Dec. 20.



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