Bong Joon Ho Reveals Epic Plans for ‘Parasite’ Series as a Six-Hour Movie
Bong Joon Ho’s arthouse sensation “Parasite” already made history at the Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean film to earn not only a nomination for Best International Feature, but for the Best Picture Oscar as well.
Recently, the Palme d’Or-winning thriller about a lower-middle-class family who inveigle themselves into the lives of a more affluent family also made history at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, scooping up the Ensemble prize for its all-Korean cast.Distributed in the U.S.
by Neon and nearing $30 million at the U.S.
box office, “Parasite” has continued to rock headlines, with director Bong recently announcing plans with Adam McKay to partner on a small-screen adaptation for HBO.
Bong has now just told TheWrap even more details about how he imagines the limited-series version of “Parasite.”“All these key ideas accumulated from when I started writing the script,” Bong said.
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