With Yeon Sang-ho working on a sequel to his 2016 zombie hit Train to Busan, we’ve learned tonight that an English-language remake is also in the works. As reported by Deadline, James Wan will be producing the remake, with Gary Dauberman (IT, The Nun) writing the script!
The site details, “I’m hearing that five bidders are circling or have made bids, and that the rights package will sell this week for a seven-figure sum. New Line, Universal (which just stepped out), Paramount, Lionsgate and Screen Gems are all in the mix.”
In Train to Busan, an exceptional horror film that made a killing in South Korea:
“While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.”
At this time, a director is not yet attached.