Train To Busan Remake Excited Fans With New Title, Entertainment News & Top Stories
LOS ANGELES – South Korean zombie flick Train To Busan is being remade as Last Train To New York and fans are not thrilled.
The original film, about train passengers caught up in a zombie apocalypse, broke box office records in 2016 and its director, Yeon Sang-ho, went on to make a standalone sequel, Peninsula, the last year.
Entertainment website Deadline reported on the title for the Hollywood reboot, which pissed off fans on social media over the weekend.
“Stop remaking ‘foreign’ movies. Why can’t companies use some of that money to hire people to do really accurate subtitles and dubbing? Unless they put Gong Yoo in the lead role, I’m not watching Last Train To New York, “wrote one US Twitter user.
Gong, who ran the entire cast of Train To Busan, gained worldwide popularity after appearing in Netflix’s recent mega-hit Squid Game.
Another fan noted that Train To Busan is a “beautifully crafted Korean War metaphor from a point of view that most people will never see,” adding that Busan’s role as a safe haven is very symbolic because it was the only major city ever captured. by the Northerners.
On the other hand, Last Train To New York appears to be a big budget remake of “train zombies”.
Other Twitter users pointed out that there were no guns in the original film, which intensified the intensity of the zombie fights, and that it would be a challenge to do the same in the original movie. the remake that takes place in the United States.
Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto, known for horror films like May The Devil Take You (2018), was announced in February to lead the reboot, which has been in the works for years. The cast and release date have not been announced.