Ryeong: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dimension Films has acquired the remake rights to the Korean horror film Ryeong (The Ghost) from Showbox.

The Ghost revolves around a teenage girl suffering from amnesia who discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost. The horror film genre is a huge homegrown industry in Korea, and "Ryeong," directed by Tae-Kyeong Kim, was the best-performing horror movie of the summer.

Vertigo Entertainment has become a specialist in Asian remakes, especially horror remakes. The company executive produced DreamWorks' {FIOUMSOXF8jtSX||The Ring, which grossed $250 million worldwide, and is working on {4}. It has The Grudge, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, opening October 22nd via Sony Pictures. The studio's Dark Water, starring Jennifer Connelly and directed by Walter Salles, just wrapped.

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