South Korea's The Merciless has sold to 117 territories, Cj Entertainment confirmed for The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday during the Cannes Film Market.
The crime thriller had pre-sold to 85 territories and had signed additional deals to India, Australia and Japan, among others, during the French event for a total 117.
Before making its international premiere on Thursday through Cannes' midnight screening, the film had already pre-sold to France's Arp in April. It is set to open in French theaters on June 28. According to media reports, The Merciless' Cannes screening received a seven-minute standing ovation.
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