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‘Parasite’ Limited Series From Bong Joon Ho, Adam McKay in the Works at HBO

10 January 2020

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‘Parasite’ Limited Series From Bong Joon Ho, Adam McKay in the Works at HBO

A limited series based around the critically-acclaimed South Korean film Parasite is in the works at HBO, Variety has confirmed.

The film’s director Bong Joon Ho and The Big Short and Vice helmer Adam McKay are both in talks to executive produce the series. It isn’t clear as of yet whether the series will be a direct English language remake of the film, or some kind of spinoff.

Parasite, which recently won the Golden Globe for best foreign language and is considered a potential frontrunner for best picture at the Oscars, tells the story of the poor Kim family who, one by one, infiltrate the domestic lives of the wealthy Park family. However, as in most of Bong Joon Ho’s films, things take a twisted, sinister turn, throwing the Kims’ perfect plans off the rails.

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