The Man from Nowhere

(2011)

An ex-special agent Tae-sik Cha's only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. Her mother, Hyo-jeong smuggles drugs from a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-sik with the product, without letting him know. The traffickers find out about her smuggling and kidnap both Hyo-jeong and So-mi. The gang promises to release them if Tae-sik makes a delivery for them, however it is actually a larger plot to eliminate a rival drug ring leader. When Hyo-jeong's disemboweled body is discovered, Tae-sik realizes that So-mi's life may also be in danger. Tae-sik becomes enraged at the prospect that So-mi may already be dead and prepares for a battle, putting his own life at risk.

‘The Man from Nowhere’ Remake Set Up at Dimension Films

Dimension Films announced today that they have acquired the rights to the English-language remake of The Man from Nowhere. The original high octane South Korean action thriller was 2010's highest grossing film at the Korean box office surpassing blockbusters such as Inception and Iron Man 2.

Dimension has tapped Shawn Christensen (Abduction) to pen the script. The original film follows a quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past who takes on a drug and organ-trafficking ring to save the child who is his only friend.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Man from Nowhere’ Blu-ray Special Feature Clip

We have an exclusive special feature clip from The Man from Nowhere, which will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 8. Click on the video player below for this bonus feature which takes a look at young actress Sae Ron Kim.

An ex-special agent Tae-sik Cha's only connection to the rest of the world is a little girl, So-mi, who lives nearby. Her mother, Hyo-jeong smuggles drugs from a drug trafficking organization and entrusts Tae-sik with the product, without letting him know. The traffickers find out about her smuggling and kidnap both Hyo-jeong and So-mi. The gang promises to release them if Tae-sik makes a delivery for them, however it is actually a larger plot to eliminate a rival drug ring leader. When Hyo-jeong's disemboweled body is discovered, Tae-sik realizes that So-mi's life may also be in danger. Tae-sik becomes enraged at the prospect that So-mi may already be dead and prepares for a battle, putting his own life at risk.

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