Canada's Entertainment One Inks South Korean Distribution Deal with UEK

The Canadian producer's first Asian deal will see United Entertainment Korea handle its home entertainment product.

TORONTO – Entertainment One has inked its first Asian distribution deal as United Entertainment Korea is on board to handle the Canadian producer’s home entertainment product in South Korea.

The multi-year distribution deal will see UEK handle film product, while Entertainment One Television International handles TV product in South Korea.

And the Canadian producer will market its own film slate to Korean buyers and distributors.

UEK also distributes home entertainment product for Sony Pictures, NBC Universal and 20th Century Fox.

The South Korean deal comes as Entertainment One continues to build out a global distribution network for its product, initially in Europe, and now branching out into Asia.

The first titles to be released by UEK as part of its new partnership with Entertainment One are Dragon Age and Mass Effect.