The producer stated that the HBO series will not be a remake of Bong’s Oscar-winning thriller on the class-divide in South Korea
Filmmaker Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” series at HBO will be an original story set within the Oscar-winning movie’s universe and not a remake.
Bong had teamed up with producer-writer Adam McKay and HBO for a TV adaptation of the movie simply earlier than its historic triumph on the Academy Awards the place it turned the primary South Korean movie to win the Best Picture Oscar, reported Collider.
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McKay, who’s finest recognized for HBO’s Emmy-winning present “Succession,” just lately appeared on MTV’s “Happy Sad Confused” podcast to verify that the work on the series was in full velocity.
“We’re simply having the very best time. We’ve simply staffed up with an unbelievable writers’ room. I principally outlined the series with director Bong in the course of the quarantine, with him overseeing,” McKay stated.
The producer stated that the HBO series will not be a remake of Bong’s darkish thriller on the class-divide in South Korea.
“It’s an original series. It’s in the identical universe because the function, however it’s an original story that lives in that very same world.” McKay stated he was honoured to be anyplace close to the orbit of the director, recognized for worldwide classics like “Memories of Murder”, “Mother” and “Okja” to identify a couple of.
“Occasionally in life, you get very fortunate, and for me to get to work anyplace close to director Bong’s orbit — often, after I hear individuals say ‘I’m honored,’ it seems like bull**** to me, however I’m legitimately honored. And having a blast.”