CJ Boards Sales On ‘The Handmaiden’ Director Park Chan-Wook’s Next Movie ‘Decision to Leave’ – Update

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE, 10/14/20 02:00AM: Korean major CJ’s in-house sales arm, which previously handled international rights on Parasite, has boarded sales on Park Chan-Wook’s next movie Decision To Leave, Deadline has learned. As per our earlier story, the film, a mystery romance, begins shooting this month.

PREVIOUSLY, 10/13/20 10:30AM: South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-Wook is set to roll cameras on mystery romance pic Decision To Leave this month.

Tang Wei (Lust, Caution) and Park Hye-il (The Host) will star as the protagonists, with Lee Jung-hyun, Go Kyung-pyo and Park Yong-woo also in the cast, according to a report in The Korea Herald.

The movie centers on an honest police officer looking into a suspicious death that occurs on a mountain, and he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife.

The script was co-written with Jeong Seo-kyeong, who also wrote on Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden. Producers are Moho Film and CJ Entertainment is backing the project.

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Chan-wook’s credits also include John Le Carre adaptation The Little Drummer Girl and Old Boy.