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Train to Busan director Yeon Sang-ho teams up with Alfonso Cuaron for Netflix film Revelations

Sang-ho also directed the six-episode Netflix series Hellbound

PTI Los Angeles Published 20.06.24, 04:31 PM
(L-R) Yeon Sang-ho, Alfonso Cuaron.

(L-R) Yeon Sang-ho, Alfonso Cuaron. IMDb

Following the success of "Hellbound", South Korean filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho is reteaming with Netflix for the feature film adaptation of his comic book "Revelations".

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has boarded Yeon's film as an executive producer.

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Best known internationally for his 2016 zombie thriller "Train to Busan", Yeon will work on the story with comic book's co-auathor Choi Gyu-seok. Choi was also the scriptwriter on "Hellbound".

The film stars Ryu Jun-yeol of "Reply 1988" fame and "Hospital Playlist" star Shin Hyun-been as a paster and detective who are haunted by tragedy as they search a man connected with missing persons case.

Besides "Hellbound", whose second season is already in the making, Yeon has also directed sci-fi feature "Jung_E" and and "Parasyte: The Grey" for the streamer.

Yeon is looking forward to his collaboration with Cuaron, known for films such as "Gravity", "Roma" and "Y tu mama tambien". "Alfonso Cuarón, known for masterpieces like 'Children of Men' and 'Gravity', has greatly influenced my work as a director. I am thrilled at this opportunity to collaborate with him on shaping Revelations, and I have high expectations for our partnership,” Yeon said in a statement.

The film is produced by Wow Point, a global production company that makes original content in Korea, Japan and the U.S.

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