Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy. Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy.
Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy.

Backlash to Train to Busan’s Hollywood remake from fans of the Korean zombie hit, despite the involvement of horror-film veterans James Wan and Gary Dauberman

  • Fans are not pleased that the Korean hit is being remade by Hollywood, claiming it will be ruined
  • The remake’s Indonesian director, Timo Tjahjanto, says the movie will keep the heart of the original, but have a ‘different flavour’

Topic |   Asian cinema: Korean films
Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy. Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy.
Ma Dong-seok (front) and Gong Yoo in a still from Train to Busan (2016). The Korean zombie apocalypse hit will be remade by Hollywood, and fans of the original aren’t happy.
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