Well-Loved Korean Films “Sunny” & “Miss Granny” To Have their US Remakes
Americans can soon look forward to watching the US versions of the popular and delightful movies — Sunny and Miss Granny.
CJ ENM announced on November 29 that it will be co-producers of two popular Korean films.
US film productions studio giants MGM, Universal Studios and Tyler Perry Films have partnered with CJ ENM for these ventures.
The Korean entertainment giant also mentioned that it is now working on the screenplay “Sunny”, and remade the title to “Bye Bye Bye.” HartBeat Production is co-producing the film. Universal Studios has invested and will handle the distribution of the US version.
Tyler Perry Studios and MGM will co-produce the nostalgic film “Miss Granny”, with the title remaining the same. Japan and the Philippines have both made adaptations of the said film.
“”Sunny” is well known for fond memories of young students’ lives, friendships and music. This has caught the eye of US production firms,” a CJ Official stated.
“Universal Studios have made all the arrangements needed. They have taken care of the budget, promotions and distribution of the US version.”, they further stated.
Shooting will begin for the movie Sunny in 2019. Filming date for Miss Granny is yet to be announced.