In line with Deadline, Cineverse has acquired the North American distribution rights to the South Korean thriller Devils, which facilities round a detective who unexpectedly switches physique with a serial killer. Following its worldwide premiere on the Fantasia Worldwide Movie Competition, Cineverse is predicted to launch the movie this fall on Bloody Disgusting’s streaming platform Screambox.
“Screambox followers are going to go nuts for Kim Jae-hoon’s psychological thriller,” Bloody Disgusting/Cineverse managing director Brad Miska mentioned in an announcement. “The movie’s suspense and psychological depth are harking back to the basic thriller Face/Off infused with a horror twist and gory brutality.”
What to Count on in Devils?
Devils is written and directed by Kim Jae-hoom. The movie stars Jang Dong-yoon (The Story of Nokdu), Choi Gwi-ha (The Outlaws), Jang Jae-ho (Eccentric! Chef Moon), Son Jong-hak (Flower of Evil), Oh Dae-hwan (Might I Assist You), and Shin Seung-hwan (Dangerous Prosecutor). It’s produced by Gu Sung-mok, with Cho Il-hyung and Kim Sang-yoon serving as govt producers.
“The movie follows a decided murder detective assigned to take down a hoop of serial killers, who has a private motivation as one of many victims is his personal brother-in-law,” reads the synopsis. “When he lastly collides with a assassin, an sudden flip of occasions leaves him waking up in hospital trapped within the physique of the very killer he sought to apprehend.”