It appears that HBO also liked what they saw, because a new report says the premium channel is now in negotiations for a Parasite limited series, which would team Bong Joon-ho with Succession's Adam McKay.
The film now in works at HBO will be helmed by Vice's director Adam McKay and co-executively produced by Parasite's director Bong Joon Ho. "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", Variety reported. The plot centers on two families - one a quartet of poor grifters, who encounter a wealthy family and insinuate themselves into their lives to exploit them, triggering plenty of unintended consequences.
This would be McKay's most recent partnership with HBO.
Both Bong and McKay will serve as executive producers alongside Dooho Choi, Miky Lee, Cho Young Ki and Francis Chung. "The project is a co-production of Kate Street Picture Company, CJ Entertainment and Hyperobject Industries".
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Parasite had its world premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival in May 2019. Now, the film is making the headlines again as HBO is set to make a series on the same. Fred Lee will produce for CJ.
Parasite has earned $23.9 million at the domestic box office, an impressive figure considering it only played in 620 theaters at its highest rollout, with $130.9 million worldwide.
Bong, whose previous films include "Okja", "The Host" and "Snowpiercer", was one of the most dominant precisions on the 2019-20 award ceremony.
With the number of exceptional films vying for awards, AWFJ had to call for tie breakers in seven categories for this year's EDA Awards, with Oscar contenders like "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", "1917" and "Marriage Story" also receiving honors.