HBO has secured the rights to adapt South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s vital smash hit “Parasite” right into a miniseries, the US cable channel mentioned Thursday.
Tv firms vying to adapt the film embody Netflix, which produced Bong’s 2017 hit “Okja,” leisure web site Deadline Hollywood reported.
A darkish satire concerning the relationship between two households, “Parasite” has earned $130 million (S$175 million) worldwide, selecting up the coveted Palme d’Or at Cannes and a greatest overseas movie Golden Globe alongside the best way.
“When you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you’ll be launched to so many extra wonderful movies,” the 50-year-old Bong mentioned as he accepted the award on the Globes on Sunday.
“I feel we use solely only one language — the cinema.”
Already thought-about a favorite for the foreign-language Oscar — with the nominations announcement approaching Monday — some analysts say “Parasite” might be a contender to win greatest image too.
Becoming a member of Bong on the difference shall be Adam McKay, the Oscar-winning writer-director of “The Massive Brief” (2015) and “Vice” (2018).