'Train To Busan' Trailer, News: Korean Zombie Film Gets Top Prizes at Fantasia Film Fest, Expands Theatrical Reach[VIDEO]By Sarah T., UniversityHerald Reporter
Korean thriller movie, "Train To Busan" bagged a lot of awards at Fantasia Film Fest. Its trailer will give a lot of reasons to moviegoers why it shouldn't be missed.
For those who love Korean movies and Kdramas, one of the cast members of "Trip To Busan," Yoo Gong, maybe familiar in your eyes, as he appeared on the TV series, "The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince." Now, his new movie will make you scare and paranoid.
"Train To Busan" was debuted at Cannes, and has been released in South Korea on July 22.The thriller flick Cheval Noir trophy for best feature and the audience award for best Asian feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival, which was held on Wednesday, August 3, in Montrealm according to Hollywood Reporter.
Gong portrayed the role of Seok Woo, a workaholic businessman. He and his daughter Soo-ahn are boarding the KTX, traveling from Seoul to Busan as they will meet Soo-ahn's mother for the first time. In the trailer, it shows how the virus spreading as one by one, people on board has been infected and turned into zombies.
The thriller movie may remind you of "World War Z." The difference is, the chaos happens in train station, and the challenge of the survivors is to fight the zombies so they remain alive as they continue their journey to Busan.
The Korean film has created a buzz online among attendees in Montreal. THS learned that Fox, Sony and some European studios are competing to win the remake rights.
"When we heard Fox, Sony and others were circling the property for a potential remake, we were not surprised. It is a phenomenal piece of art," Fantasia co-director Mitch Davis said.
Currently, "Trip To Busan" got a score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. Due to the positive feedback from critics, the zombie attack movie has expanded its theatrical reach, according to Coming Soon.