During The Director’s Cut podcast with Rian Johnson, Korean director Bong Joon Ho claimed to have finished writing one of his next two feature films.
Bong Joon Ho has just finished writing one of his next two feature films. This is what the director of Parasite told Rian Johnson during the podcast. The Director’s Cut. The Korean filmmaker specifies that he spent his year 2020 simultaneously writing his two future projects: “I feel like I split my brain in half, writing these two scripts. But I finished one last week“.
After his consecration at Cannes (Parasite received the Palme d’Or) and at the Oscars (where he won the statuettes for best film, best director, best original screenplay and best foreign film), Bong Joon Ho wanted to rest and take time for him. As a reminder, the latter declared at the time not to be “than a human shellHe was so exhausted. Two things that confinement and stopping filming allowed him to do without too much effort.
A Korean film that mixes action and horror with an English drama inspired by real events
Last March the filmmaker clarified that one of his projects is a Korean film with action and horror elements set in Seoul, while the second is an English-language drama based on an event that took place in Seoul. take place in 2016. It will be the second film in English by the South Korean director after the adaptation of the Snowpiercer comic, Le Transperceneige in 2013. It is not yet clear which scenario is completed and if no new information has filtered out , Bong Joon Ho nevertheless clarified to Variety that every story has the stature of Parasite and Mother (2009).
As a reminder, Bong Joon Ho will be President of the Jury of the next Venice Film Festival which should be held from September 1 to 11.