A US remake of New Line Cinema’s popular South Korean zombie blockbuster Train to Busan has been confirmed, and fans aren’t too happy about it.
The original Train to Busan was directed and directed by Yeon Sang-Ho Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. The film revolves around a father and daughter stuck on a bullet train from Seoul to Busan in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. The film was a huge international hit and a sequel, Train to Busan: Peninsula, was released in 2020.
Timo Tjahjanto, the filmmaker for Netflix’s The Night Comes for Us and the 2016 award-winning thriller Headshot, will be remake with production support from James Wan and direct the script by Gary Dauberman. Wan and Dauberman have worked with New Line in the past to produce The Conjuring, Annabelle and The Nun series.
A release date is not yet known. In the meantime, keep an eye on the following Twitter conversations.
In James (Wan) own words:
Timo, we have to go beyond & and exceed everyone’s expectations, just like other great remakes like The Ring or Dawn of the Dead have done.
Why try to ruin the train to Busan by doing a remake when you can just literally watch it with subtitles https://t.co/lY2n6NNQIs
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