Director Yeon Sang-ho's follow-up to the surprise zombie hit has certainly upped the ante with the undead.
Yeon Sang-ho teased that 'Peninsula' will be a much bigger zombie thriller than its 2016 predecessor.
<strong>UPDATED, 4:40 PM: </strong>We’re hearing New Line Cinema has taken the pole position on acquiring the remake of <em>Train to Busan</em>, which Gary Dauberman will write and James Wan will produce alongside original rightsholder Gaumont. Five studios have been in the mix on the hot property, a redo of the 2016 Korean apocalyptic zombie thriller, with Universal bowing out earlier and Paramount, Lionsgate and Screen Gems all circling with New Line. We understand New Line is now in…
Pan-Asian hit film “Train to Busan,” is to be adapted as virtual reality property. It could be delivered as a piece of location-based entertainment, as well as a VR video game. Contents Panda, the world sales arm of South Korea’s Next Entertainment World said that it had signed a contract with Singapore’s Vividthree Productions to […]
Global streaming giant Netflix has picked up “Psychokinesis,” the next film by Yeon Sang-ho. Yeon previously directed the the zombie thriller “Train to Busan,” which was a commercial and critical sensation across Asia. “Psychokinesis” is the story of a father who sets out to save his troubled daughter with superpowers that he discovers he possesses. […]
As suspected, French major Gaumont has scored a deal for English-language remake rights to South Korean zombie blockbuster <em>Train to Busan, </em>beating out big Hollywood players who were circling the project. I’m hearing the acquisition wasn't cheap – in the seven figures–, thanks to a bidding war sparked by the film's major success on its home turf: The film opened in South Korea on July 22 and generated $38.8M in its first five days of play, an all-time record at the Korean…
If you thought ‘Snakes on a Plane’ was high concept, wait until get a load of ‘Train To Busan’ which takes a commuter train and packs it with the living dead. And you thought Southern Rail was bad.
A father and daughter fight for their lives on a train full of zombies, in this Cannes Midnight Movie sensation, a truly astounding, action-packed thrill-ride from South Korea with social bite, an unexpected emotional punch, and a carriage- load of first class action. In UK cinemas 28 October.