Summit to remake Korean film 'Seven Days'


SEOUL -- The thriller "Seven Days" is the latest South Korean film set for a Hollywood remake.

Summit Entertainment has acquired rights to the film from Korea's Prime Entertainment in a deal sources put in the low-six figures.

"Days," which opened Wednesday in Korea, stars Yun-jin Kim ("Lost") as a lawyer who must free a convicted killer in just one week or else see her kidnapped daughter murdered.

Prime said Summit intends to begin filming the remake, which will be made with the participation of France's Wild Bunch Distribution, in 2008. Seo-yull Lee and Shang-han Shin of Prime are executive producing with with Vincent Maraval and Agnes Mentre of Wild Bunch.

Summit vp acquisitions and co-productions Michael Schaefer brought the film to the company.