Joon-ho Bong’s sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer was a surreal and cryptic piece of escapism that developed enough of a cult following to spawn a cable TV series. The film (and presumably the series too) describes a frozen future wherein the last human survivors ride a non-stop train around the world. If that isn’t bleak enough for […]
TNT just gave a series order to showrunner Josh Friedman’s TV adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer a little more than a week ago, but Variety is now reporting that Friedman and the network have parted ways over “creative differences.” Friedman wrote the Snowpiercer pilot (which was directed by Doctor Strange’s… Read more...
TNT’s Snowpiercer TV series has been given permission to leave the station. The show, which is based on director Bong Joon-ho’s excellent 2013 science fiction film of the same name about a wintery post-apocalypse and the battle for survival...Show More Summary
Good news for people who like bugs mashed into delicious jelly bars: The Hollywood Reporter says that TNT has given a series order to Josh Friedman’s TV adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer. Neither a premiere date nor episode count have been announced yet, but we do know that Snowpiercer will at least air as a TV… Read more...
TNT has picked up to series Snowpiercer, its futuristic thriller pilot based on the acclaimed 2013 movie of the same name by Bong Joon-ho. The series, from Marty Edelstein’s Tomorrow Studios and Turner’s Studio T, stars Jennifer Connelly,...Show More Summary
Back in business on a Korean project after Bong Joon-ho’s Okja, Netflix is teaming with Kiwi Company for mystery thriller Forgotten. From writer/director Zhang Hang-jun, Forgotten stars Kang Ha-neul and Kim Moo-yeol as brothers Jinseok and Yuseok. Show More Summary
Netflix is known for not only keeping the streaming numbers for its programs and original films from the public, but often from the showrunners and movie directors who create the content as well. In theory, you’d think that would mean South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has little evidence as to...
Netflix making their own films has been a mixed bag. On the upside, they've given us Sian Heder's bittersweet parenting drama Tallulah, Cary Fukunaga's heartbreaking child soldier drama Beasts of No Nation, Bong Joon-ho's imaginative and wild adventure Okja, and...
Laemmle's NoHo 7 is offering several classy horror films this month. Their Throwback Thursdays series includes Bong Joon-ho's The Host The post High-Class Halloween Horror at Laemmle Theatres appeared first on Hollywood Gothique.
It has been a while since we shared any news on the casting process for the television series Snowpiercer, based on the 2013 SNOWPIERCER film directed by Bong Joon-ho. It's been almost three months, in fact. But now we have an update,...Show More Summary
Vice Principals‘ Susan Park is set as a series regular opposite Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly in TNT's pilot Snowpiercer, a futuristic thriller drama based on the acclaimed 2013 feature by Bong Joon-ho. The hourlong drama pilot,...Show More Summary
The Korean New Wave exploded onto the international film scene 15 years ago, more than enough time for a generational shift. Now, as the likes of Bong Joon-ho and Park Chan-wook take their places as masters of cinema, Jung Byung-gil is one of a new crop of Korean directors emulating the ultra-violent, operatic genre … Read more...
Monsters are ubiquitous in the work of Bong Joon-ho. Sometimes they’re literal—a giant, mutated fish comes crawling out of the Han River in “The Host” (2006), and a genetically engineered super-pig takes center stage in “Okja” (2017 —but more often, they’re not so easy to spot, partially because they’re hiding in broad daylight. Show More Summary
David and Matt Singer from ScreenCrush review The Dark Tower. Then, Devindra and David discuss Bong Joon-Ho’s new film Okja. Be sure to check out Matt Singer’s review of The Dark Tower and Josh Spiegel’s review of The Dark Tower. Also, see answers to your Dark Tower questions. Show More Summary
TNT and TBS President and Chief Creative Officer Kevin Reilly spoke with the Television Critics Association in an executive session. /Film asked him about the upcoming TNT adaptation of Snowpiercer, based on the Bong Joon-Ho film. The...Show More Summary
On the Overthinking it Podcast, we tackle “Okja,” the critical smash from Netflix and Bong Joon-ho starring Tilda Swinton and a giant CGI super-pig. Episode 472: Okja: The Super-Pig Slaughterhouse originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
Starring an adorable ‘super pig,’ the film is now available on Netflix Okja, from director Bong Joon-Ho and now available to stream on Netflix, is the latest attempt to entertain while asking viewers to consider and, perhaps, rethink...Show More Summary
It seems that Bong Joon-ho's Okja apparently almost had a very different ending when compared to the final version of the film.
"Okja" is the second English-language film from South Korean writer/director Bong Joon-ho ("Snowpiercer", "The Host") and it follows the adventures of a young girl... For more, visit our blog !
Director Bong Joon-ho originally imagined a more optimistic finale.