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Parasite Director Says New HBO Series Will Be A "Six Hour Film"

Posted On: Jan 24, 2020   |   Posted By: GameSpot

Earlier this month, it was announced that the breakout South Korean drama Parasite was being adapted in the US by HBO. But unlike many foreign language movies and shows that are given the Hollywood treatment, it seems that the new Parasite won't be an Americanized remake and that director Bong Joon-Ho will be heavily involved. In an interview with The Wrap , Bong revealed that the HBO project will be a "six hour-long film," delivered as a limited series, that will add more depth and detail to the story. While he doesn't state if the Parasite series will use the same cast, it does sound like fans of the movie shouldn't have much to worry about. "So I had all these key ideas accumulated from when I started writing the script," he said. "I just couldn't include all those ideas in the two-hour running time of the film, so they're all stored in my iPad and my goal with this limited series is to create a six-hour-long film." "For example, when the original housekeeper Mun Gwang comes back in the late-night,...

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