Set within the dark, dystopian and desperate confines of North Korea, this heavily researched four part drama dives deep into the harrowing lives of those trapped within the brutally oppressive ‘Hermit Kingdom,’ their constant threat of execution and what they are forced to suffer in order to survive.
WHO WE ARE
The Halsall Brothers (Writers / Directors). Raised in the cinemas of London, The Halsall Brothers first found industry acclaim with their debut short film, If I Had a Heart.
The short was staff picked on Vimeo and exec produced by Andy Starke and Ben Wheatley of Rook Films (High Rise, Kill List, Sightseers, Free Fire).
The brothers were selected by Screen International in 2014 as Stars of Tomorrow.
WHY YOUR READERS NEED TO HEAR ABOUT THIS STORY
Our story continues on from the news that Tom Hardy will produce and star in a big screen adaptation of 100 BULLETS, which has been reignited as one of the hottest untouched properties in Hollywood — everyone is waiting to see what happens next. Our story engages with one of the most awful humanitarian crisis of the last few decades. North Korea is constantly in the global news. We are fascinated by it — as are your readers. Our story is about fan films, where they are going, why they are booming and if/how New Line will react to this web series. Will a studio ever endorse such a project?