The remake of the critically-acclaimed, Korean-language zombie thriller will be helmed by New Line. Horror-action director Timo Tjahjanto (Headshot, The Night Comes For Us, Killers, Macabre) is reportedly in talks to direct the English-language film.
The film’s producers include James Wan (The Conjuring, Annabelle, Saw), Michael Clear, Nicolas Atlan, and Terry Kalagian. Gary Dauberman (It, The Nun) is adapting the screenplay.
Sang-Ho Yeon’s Train to Busan revolves around a group of citizens attempting to survive a raging zombie apocalypse within South Korea on a high-speed train to Busan. It premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
The film, which garnered Blue Dragon Film Awards and Baeksang Arts Awards in 206 and 2017, also produced a standalone sequel called Train to Busan: Peninsula, which premiered in 2020. – Rappler.com