Core takes up 'Mercy' mission


South Korean sales company the Core Studio said Sunday that it has sold the hot black comedy action flick "No Mercy for the Rude" to WPM International in Thailand. The title has been snapped up by the Weinstein Co. for U.S. distribution, and the producers are in talks with "several U.S. studios" for the remake rights. The movie stars Shin Hakyun and centers on a killer who adheres to a strict rule that he will kill only rude people.