Most Anticipated Korean Films of 2016

10. Train Via Busan
Dir: Yeon Sangho (The Fake , 2013)
Cast: Gong Yoo (The Suspect, 2013), Don Lee aka Ma Dong-seok (Kundo: Age of the Rampant, 2014)
Production: RedPeter Film Company
Distribution: Contents Panda (Next Entertainment World)
Filming Dates: 2015-04-26 ~ 2015-08-19
Status: Post-Production
Genre: Action, Thriller

Plot: A man and his daughter are on a high-speed KTX train contaminated with a virus which is making its hosts crazy.

What to expect: A big-budget, live action sequel to an indie that hasn’t come out yet. Sounds strange on paper, but clearly the powers that be have put a lot of stock in ace animation director Yeon Sang-ho for this train-set zombie thriller. It doesn’t hurt that it’s produced by one of the people behind Lee Chang-dong’s Poetry (2010).

When can we see it? This feels like a summer release, as I imagine NEW will want the crowd that went out for World War Z (a big hit in Korea).

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1 comment:

  1. All three Cannes movies in the top 10. I hope "Train to Busan" will be good. For the other two, I am sure they will be amazing. But I would switch position, looking a little bit more forward to Agassi.