A new sequel to Korean director Yeon Sang-ho’s zombie saga is looming.
As her last baby, Hellbound, just debuted on Netflix, Yeon Sang-ho It may not be done with its “Busan” franchise. The director of Last Train to Busan (2016), who also signed the sequel entitled Peninsula (2020), has ideas for a third film in his zombie saga.
“I believe the zombie genre is very traditional but at the same time, depending on what you bring to it, it can be completely new. “, first explains Yeon Sang-ho in Variety. “Personally, I have some ideas in terms of development for a sequel, what happens after Peninsula. It’s something I want to do on film. However, since there are a lot of productions I’m working on right now, so I have to make sure to organize my ideas. “
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One thing seems clear: it will not be a serial sequel to the Last Train to Busan : “I want to continue this saga with a series of films. In Korea, the circumstances are not very favorable to create a Korean language series with visuals comparable to those of the Last Train to Busan. So another film seems more realistic to me. Afterwards, at the level of the universe, I want these three films to be linked. Peninsula was a post-apocalyptic film that focused on car chases. The story I am thinking of for the 3 part would be closer to the Last Train to Busan, with a story taking place in a small and tight space. This is something I have in mind right now … “