Korea’s Contents Panda seals North America deal on 'Underdog'

Screen | 12/14/2018 | Jean Noh
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Korean studio NEW and its sales arm Contents Panda have announced a raft of deals on animation Underdog including sales to the US and Canada (Well Go USA), France (The Jokers Films) and China (Fashion League).

Fashion League has taken equity in the film and also picked up rights to a slew of Asian territories including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

Film - Oh - Sung-yoon - Lee - Choon-baek

The film is co-directed by Oh Sung-yoon and Lee Choon-baek, who worked together on Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild, which broke local animation box office records.

Underdog follows Moong-chi, a feisty, playful dog abandoned by his owners, as he joins a pack of strays and comes to terms with his initially unwanted freedom. While evading dog hunters, they head north to a dreamed of place of safety and peace,...
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