Bong Joon Ho Teases ‘Parasite’ HBO Series, Promises ‘Many More Ideas’ Beyond the Film

Bong Joon Ho’s arthouse sensation made history Monday morning at the Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean film in history to earn a Best Picture Oscar nomination (along with being the first South Korean film ever to be nominated for Best International Film).

In total, Neon’s Palme d’Or winning thriller earned six Oscar nominations, including Best Director for Bong.

But the film’s legacy doesn’t end there, as it was announced last week that Bong and Adam McKay will partner with HBO to adapt the film into a limited series.

While specific details on the adaptation remain scarce, Bong did share his thoughts on what it might look like with Deadline Monday morning.“I really liked Adam McKay’s ‘The Big Short’ and I loved his sense of humor, and the sharp satire he conveyed about the current American politics,” Bong said of his creative partner on the series.

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