O3 Medya buys ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ rights

O3 Medya buys ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ rights
The release date for the movie should be announced upon progress
Television industry has long been chasing Korean movie ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’. Finally, with its first project Gecenin Kraliçesi starring Meryem Uzerli and Murat Yıldırım, and now preparing to release ‘Vatan Haini’ with Halit Ergenç and Bergüzar Korel as the leads to air on Kanal D this upcoming season, O3 Medya buys the rights to ‘Miracle in Cell No.7’.

It’s been reported that the production company is working on the adaptation already. The director, the cast and the shooting date is to be announced soon.

‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ is a 2013 dramedy film starring Ryu Seung-Ryong, Kal So-won and Park Shin-hye, scored $ 80 Million and brought home numerous awards. The movie is a heart-warming family drama/comedy. It tells the story of Lee Yong-gu who possesses the intelligence of a six year old child and is incidentally imprisoned for murder charges where he builds strong bonds with the inmates. The inmates, charged for the most serious and cruel offenses, soon believe Lee’s innocence and do their best to reunite him with his daughter, even risking sneaking her inside the prison.

The movie was an audience favorite with its plot and won the Grand Prize at the 49th Baeksang Arts Awards.