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Cable TV series "Vampire Prosecutor," "TEN" sold to Japan

최종수정 2011.11.11 16:48 기사입력 2011.11.11 16:48


Series poster for "Vampire Prosecutor" (left) and "TEN" (right) [OCN]

Series poster for "Vampire Prosecutor" (left) and "TEN" (right) [OCN]

Korean cable TV series "Vampire Prosecutor" and "TEN" have been sold to Japan, according to the show's promoter CJ E&M on Friday.

CJ E&M announced in a press release that the two OCN channel investigative dramas were sold to Japan's major content distribution company CCC (Culture Convenience Club Co.,Ltd.).

The statement went onto explain that CCC purchased the rights for broadcasting and DVD release while both shows will hit airwaves in the country during the first half of next year.

"The pictorial image of 'Vampire Prosecutor' was very appealing and the audience in Japan is greatly interested in investigative dramas like 'TEN,'" an official with CCC was quoted as saying.

"Vampire Prosecutor," starring Yeon Jung-hoon and on air every Sunday night, tells the story of a prosecutor named Min Tae-yeon (Yeon) who hides his identity of being a vampire and solves crimes with his special powers.
"TEN" will focus on a special forces team assigned to solve various crime scenes. The show, set to begin its run next Friday, stars actor Joo Sang-wook and actress Cho An.

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