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'Train to Busan' to officially be remade into a Hollywood film!

By yckim124   Wednesday, December 7, 2016   318,069   65,958   0



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A Hollywood version of 'Train to Busan' is really happening! 

Global film studio Gaumont has officially signed a contract for a remake of the hit zombie apocalyptic film. 

On December 7, Kim Woo Taek of 'Train to Busan's original production company NEW, announced, "We're very happy to be with the major French film studio Gaumont which has great experience in global projects. We hope that this will be an opportunity for Korean films to become more well known and familiar to the global audience."

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A rep of Gaumont also shared, "We instantly fell in love with 'Train to Busan' the moment we watched it at the 'Cannes Film Festival'. We will do our best to produce an exciting and entertaining film for the American audience."

Meanwhile, Korea's first zombie apocalyptic film, 'Train to Busan', raked in records at the box office by attracting more than 11,500,000 moviegoers this summer. 

Are you excited to watch a Hollywood version of 'Train to Busan'? 

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ellinor Wednesday, January 4, 2017

What the... WHY DOES IT NEED TO BE REMADE.No, seriously. WHY WHY WHY.

junichi8369 Tuesday, December 13, 2016

i hope its as good as the remake to "oldboy"....  oh btw.. if you didnt know.. that was sarcasm

clarissaxd Thursday, December 8, 2016

if they do make a hollywood version with white people .. are they still calling it tain to busan or will they rename it like train to new york or something because we dont have busan here unless they main character is living in korean for some random reason then i can see that

clarissaxd Thursday, December 8, 2016


VenusMiranda clarissaxd Saturday, December 10, 2016

I think they will not necessarily change just to white people, but we will have american characters maybe blacks, asian americans, latinos, and so on... And is there some normal train in America, like, not a subway...

3percenter clarissaxd Sunday, December 11, 2016

Besides historical films seeking realistic depictions, when was the last time a major US film only had "White" people casted? Get off your ignorant stereotypes. And why the hell would it be called "Train to Busan?" Think like the Korean version it will take place in Korea with an all-Korean caste? If the original had any wide appeal outside of Korea they would have simply distributed it globally.

clarissaxd 3percenter Sunday, December 11, 2016

Geeze man whats with the harsh words theres no need for you to get jumpy i was insulting anything. The majority of holly woods movies are majority white LEADs which is what i mean. Which for sure will be given to a white person and even you can agree with me on that when it can be given to any color, but we both know its gonna be a white person WHICH ISNT BAD. But its the truth its gonna be a white person. Even when the person is supposed to be black character it was given angelina jolie or when people got mad when they casted "rue" as a black person, which hello anyone who actually read the hunger games would know her character IS black but it sure says a lot that people decided to get angry at correct casting.Also im not ignorant its the truth. "when was the last time a major US film only had "White" people casted?".Sure there are more diverse characters IN the movie but majority of the time the white is the lead which was what i mean in my comment above, I know for a fact that this movie will have a diverse cast because there are so many diverse people on trains. But You cant even deny that the main role will be a white person its a given, again not a bad thing but its a given. Many directors themselves say they favor having white lead actors and have them in mind when casting roles. I wasn't being ignorant I was being real, its not like i dont like seeing the movies with white actors there so many movies to love. But because i see a lot of movies is why its my normal reaction to say what white lead is gonna take it. I probably should of been more specific

clarissaxd VenusMiranda Sunday, December 11, 2016

Yea i didnt mean it will only be white people i was mostly referring to the leads i will be more specific next time, i mean its a train there will be a lot of others there. Im just curious what type of train they will have in mind; city trains, travel trains, underground well see i guess

3percenter clarissaxd Monday, December 12, 2016

Hollywood casting reflects the fact that 72.4% of the US population is White. What country's entertainment industry does not primarily cater to the majority? People don't seem to know the demographic facts when they whine. South and Central Asians are 3%, East/SE Asians at 2%, Blacks are 13%, non-White Hispanics are 8%, and other groups account for the remainder. So looking at the demographic breakdown, what is the issue?

clarissaxd 3percenter Monday, December 12, 2016

Ok lets break those percentages a little more since putting them by % can be well mis leading and very undermining. You're right white is the majority BUT by 2010 there were 299,736,465 est. documented people making them the majority. There were 38,929,319 Black/African citizens , 14,674,252 asians, and 2,932,248 american indian and so on. Your going to tell me that hollywood couldnt find any capable suitors for the leads ?? Because over the decades there have been many famous colored people denied of the roles that suit them but were given to whites. In a pbs 2015 study out of 30,0000 american actors, the white took almost 80% by 2007 to 2017 the second being 10% by blacks. and the last percentage broken down by the rest of the other races. Yes this is documented by a huge percentage of hollywood movies showing no progression over the years. Its no mystery why the grammys are majority white. Again im not hating but im being rreeeaaaalllll.

clarissaxd Monday, December 12, 2016

*299,736,465 white

clarissaxd 3percenter Monday, December 12, 2016

no shame again my point was that is my reaction to say what white actors going to take it because they are going to. Im half white so its not like im not willing to accept it its just facts. No ones calling anyone out. Hell my favorite actor is Sandra Bullock and rober downey jr.

clarissaxd 3percenter Monday, December 12, 2016

no one was whining either btw . You heard "version with white people" and took it as whining

clarissaxd Monday, December 12, 2016

also other countries dont have the most diverse demographicsas us because they arnt known as the country of all immigrants, if that were the case the idea of whites taking all the roles wouldnt be a topic here

clarissaxd Monday, December 12, 2016

*i meant 2015 not 2017

teleri clarissaxd Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Will Smith could take the lead - sounds like his kind of film. Still prefer Gong Yoo....

clarissaxd teleri Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Same, I had him in mind too

3percenter clarissaxd Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Look at the casts of recent blockbusters like Star Wars, and the Avengers films. Don't let reality get in the way of your predetermined and inflexible bias.

clarissaxd 3percenter Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Right, forgive me for bringing up the thousands of movies done since well always with them. "Dont let reality get int he way" yea man sorry for living in REALITY and letting it get in the way so that i wont live in the false fantasy world. "inflexible bias" i guess calling out the facts on my own people is inflexible bias. Alright man, wvr you say ..."predetermined"... in what the obvious facts that people are touchy to talk about because they wanna be in denial of the obvious race overshadowing hollywood?? Im talking the overall % here buddy not the tiny roles that are barely coming in. Doctor stranger (2016), the role of the ancient one is supposed to be an asian when many auditioned they were told that the role is reserved for a white person. Idk what your not accepting here? Im half white and im owning up and im not insulting the great actors we have been given from white race, but there one thing denying a small fact and denying a huge one that is so obvious i can believe white people are denying this themselves like this one because they think colored people are insulting them when all they want it a chance.

Haru_Chan_Kanako Thursday, December 8, 2016

hihiihiii .. i hope my expectations would be meet :D :D

3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

Idiot AKP writers never fact check and make stupidly broad and stereotypical commentary. Gaumont is a Mini-Major FRENCH film studio that produces primarily French language films and TV. Guess to the AKP pinheads anything made by non-Asians is simply "Hollywood" and "American" even when it isn't.

stany19 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

wow that was unnecessary rude. Gaumont is french indeed, but it does not prevent them from collabs with other European or Hollywood production companies as it was with Fifth element or Only God forgives. SO where the film will be actually produced and for what country is difficult to say just based on Gaumont being on the list of producers.

H8erade 3percenter Saturday, December 10, 2016

The film will be entirely filmed in Los Angeles and produced by Gaumont's LA-based production team and distributed by a Hollywood distributor, so basically, HOLLYWOOD.

3percenter H8erade Sunday, December 11, 2016

Many Toyota's are built in the US using American made parts, but that doesn't make Toyota an American company or part of "Detroit." There have been Bollywood films shot in LA or other parts of the US... doesn't make them "Hollywood."

Desinay Thursday, December 8, 2016

I am American, and I loved Train To Busan.  Don't worry my asian friends, nothing beats the original no matter how hard they try.

neoncolors_0 Thursday, December 8, 2016

White people be ruining all things good.

3percenter neoncolors_0 Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thank the "White People" for trains, cameras, film, and pretty much everything else in the modern world your ignorant racist ass enjoys.

pink_oracle 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

We also invented slavery, that ones still popular today.

Eriyu 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

What the heck dude... Yeah, white people have invented some pretty great stuff, but "pretty much everything else in the modern world" do you know literally anything about world history. I could sit here listing non-white inventions for hours but instead I'll leave it at the fact that the modern world wouldn't be possible without Arab mathematicians (aka the reason 0-9 are called Arabic numerals). Nothin wrong with being white in and of itself but don't act like the whole world is riding on white people's coattails.

3percenter Eriyu Thursday, December 8, 2016

The modern world was built on the global spread of Western Civilization. We're not talking about 1000 years ago. The Industrial and Scientific Revolutions of Europe and North America at the end of the 19th century, and European colonialism were the impetus to the development of the technology and global norms of architecture, fashion, medicine, science, entertainment, governing structures, education, military structure, and more that dominate the modern global landscape. You can delude yourself all you want, but the computer you are using, the electrical power it uses, the internet that links us, and the language you are writing in, did not come from Korea, Japan, China, or anywhere else you are alluding to. And unless you are wearing Hanboks, Kimonos, or Changshans, whatever clothing style you are wearing right now probably didn't either.

3percenter pink_oracle Thursday, December 8, 2016

If only there was room to list every corner of the globe and every era of human history from prehistory to today that practiced slavery. Here's just a couple to burst your moron bubble... the Muslim Turkish Ottoman Empire and the Arab Caliphates. The Ottomans enslaved millions from Europe and Africa for centuries, long before the Europeans even ventured beyond Europe. The Arabs enslaved far more Black Africans - before-and for much longer - than the Europeans ever did. Slavery was only "officially" abolished in Saudi Arabia in 1969, and Mauritania abolished it in 1981. And slavery still exists in Africa and Asia today. What would you call the kidnapped women and girls of Daesh/ISIS? Sorry, Leftist indoctrination, talking points, and delusions can't compete with real history and reality.

neoncolors_0 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

You just pointed out a fact that had absolutely nothing to do with my comment. "All things good" are only recognized as such if they already exist. No one's condemning white people for inventing some of those things you mentioned. HOWEVER, white people go round fcking up shit that other people invented. It's your type of mentality that drives them to ruin all things good (not invented by them).

3percenter neoncolors_0 Thursday, December 8, 2016

Facts please... perhaps some examples?

neoncolors_0 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

This article is your example lmao. White guy tryin to fuck up a beautiful korean classic.

3percenter neoncolors_0 Thursday, December 8, 2016

Classic? Koreans invented the Zombie film genre now I suppose? Better tell it to the real classics like Night of the Living Dead (1969) and more recent successful films like "28 Days Later," "I Am Legend," and "World War Z." They didn't get the memo that a Korean movie from 2016 is the defining "classic" of the genre.

3percenter neoncolors_0 Thursday, December 8, 2016

And more relevant is the fact that unlike Korean movies, the remake will be seen by tens of millions across the globe, and those who like it enough may want to watch the Korean original. So instead of butthurt bitching about it you could see it as a positive. Movie industries whose films are in obscure languages with narrow and limited cultural relevance beyond the originating country should be the last to bitch about their movies being remade by far larger and more globally powerful movie industries.

teleri 3percenter Thursday, December 8, 2016

The fabled European Renaissance happened due to CHINESE and ARABIAN innovations being brought back to Europe after the Crusades as well as the trading from the Silk Road (you know, Marco Polo). So, oops, FAIL to those insisting that somehow Europe is the alpha & omega of all inventions. EGYPT might have a case - CHINA very much has one.

neoncolors_0 3percenter Friday, December 9, 2016

You're continuously taking my words and twisting it into something irrelevant. Did I say zombies were a korean classic? No. Train to busan's TAKE on the movie renders it a classic, unique to the korean film industry. I don;t care how many countries made how many films bout movies, cus if they were the shit, white people on the lookout would have spotted it and ruined it.

pink_oracle 3percenter Friday, December 9, 2016

Yes yes we all get it, blacks are evil truth twisters and white people are gods own blessed children. Hold back your white indignation, we all know we're never going to win here. Good day to you sir, heil hitler and all that jazz.

3percenter teleri Friday, December 9, 2016

And some prehistoric human community in humanity's ancestral home Africa came up with the idea to use animal bones and stones as tools. How far back do you want to go? And you are forgetting the Classical Greek and Roman civilizations that were the impetus to the Renaissance. And you seem to forget that the Arabs based their own advancements in science and mathematics on the knowledge they inherited when they conquered (Greco-Roman) Egypt and the vast knowledge compiled in the library of Alexandria. And there was no sharing of technology and culture on any meaningful scale between the West and China. The Silk Road was a camel caravan route through some of the most inhospitable terrain on Earth. It was a limited route used to primary import silk and spices from China and the East. It was the Portugese, Spanish, and Dutch who started sailing around Africa into the Indian Ocean and into the South China Sea - opening up shipping routes from Europe to East Asia. From that point in the 16th century it was Europe that spread its culture, technology, and often rule into Asia, not the other way around. I'm not saying that China and other Eastern civilizations didn't produce amazing inventions and technology at the time. Many innovations were concurrent, but most were developed independently of each other. and many were developed by China earlier. But it was the Europeans who ventured out globally to spread THEIR languages, technology, cultures, and governance, not the Chinese.

3percenter pink_oracle Friday, December 9, 2016

Where the hell did Blacks or race even enter into the debate? Oh I forgot... you are a leftist idiot who is intellectually incapable of debating issues and facts, so your only argument is to call the opposing side "racist" when you can't come up with any compelling or factual argument.

pink_oracle 3percenter Friday, December 9, 2016

Why do racists always hate to be called racists? I never get that part.

3percenter pink_oracle Friday, December 9, 2016

You are too mentally stunted to even know what the words means. Here's a hint... disagreeing with a leftist imp is not the definition.

pink_oracle 3percenter Friday, December 9, 2016

This entire thread you have been preaching how white people are responsible for every achievement humanity has ever made. And that blacks have only ever ridden their coattails. You seem to think the fact that western influence has been spread all over the planet is the defining strength of humanity. I really can't understand why you're not at this point proud to call yourself a white supremacist. You think white's are supreme, just own it.

VenusMiranda neoncolors_0 Saturday, December 10, 2016

I think using "white people" is kinda exagerated, you could say Hollywood white people, because at least I think some white people from around the Globe, who are not from America and don't care to have movies from other countrys than their own, are not going out there and trashing movies like Hollywood do.

3percenter pink_oracle Saturday, December 10, 2016

Never even mentioned Blacks. And Black Americans are included in America's global influence (especially in music). The initial racist post by @neoncolors_0 made a broad, sweeping, and ignorant statement. I was just reminding that person that without the "White People" they so disparage, the movie they are referring to would not even exist. Tired of other races and ethnic groups being not only allowed, but encouraged, to defend themselves, and show pride in their cultures - except for people of White European ancestry. If someone had made the comment that Koreans or Asians would "ruin" something simply based on their race or skin color, and a Korean/Asian had opposed that racist attitude, would the defenders be labeled "racist" for doing so? No. Yet if someone makes a racist remark against Whites it is OK and anyone who speaks in opposition and/or defends is the racist. Didn't see anyone calling @neoncolors_0 racist for their original ignorant racist comment that started this thread. The racist label only got thrown out when I opposed and countered that racism. And the hypocrites and leftists wonder why Trump was elected.

pink_oracle 3percenter Saturday, December 10, 2016

Because generally speaking whites haven't been subjected to abuse, colonization, slavery and all around being treated less than human on the same scale as non whites. We've pretty much built our super amazing culture on top of all the other ones. I don't bow down and apologize to every non white I meet on the street. But I do take it with humility when a non white wants to vent or even have a playful little joke at my races expense. I'm not sensitive about it, why would I be, I have almost every advantage a human of this era can have. I should be too happy to bring down with words. I have liberty, opportunities, free health care, no natural disasters. It's pretty freaking sweet to be white and living in the west when you actually sit back and think about it.

H8erade 3percenter Saturday, December 10, 2016

The very idea of the camera was first imagined by Han Chinese philosopher Mozi (ca. 470 to ca. 391 BC). Mozi correctly asserted that the camera obscura image is inverted because light travels in straight lines from its source. Much of the optics and glasswork for cameras thought up by Chinese long ago. The best cameras come from Japanese companies (Nikon, Canon, Sony, etc). For Trains, you had wagonway systems by the Assyrians, Persians in millenia BC with the basic principles of railway to change civilian transport. Today, Japan has the most advanced and best run trains in the world. An invention just doesn't come into existence, you have to have people ahead of time give the inspiration and their own inventions to make it all work. Asia and especially ancient China contributed a lot to make the modern inventions be invented in the first place.

3percenter pink_oracle Saturday, December 10, 2016

Ideas are like assholes, everyone has one. The key is to do something with the idea. The steam engine was invented in 1781 by James Watt. The steam engine led to the steam locomotive which is the ancestor of all modern trains, not a fucking Assyrian wagon. 1826 Frenchman Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first true photograph, which led to the daguerreotype, which led to American George Eastman developing the use of roll film in 1889 and modern photography and film-making. Whatever Mozi envisioned, it did not lead to anything that is used today in film and photography. The Japanese may make fine cameras, but they din't invent them, just like Korean companies did not invent the telephone or mobile phone but make them. Any other irrelevant historical trivialities you want to bring up? Bottom line is the car you drive in, plane you fly in, powered ship you sail in, power systems you use (and everything powered by it) and countless other aspects of modern life were developed and spread throughout the world by the West. Might hurt your pride but that is reality.

pink_oracle 3percenter Saturday, December 10, 2016

Pretty sure You've got me and H8erade mixed up.

3percenter pink_oracle Saturday, December 10, 2016

Again, utter lack of historical knowledge and perspective. Were the Mongols great humanitarians as they conquered, enslaved, and murdered millions across Eurasia? What about the Huns, Arabs, Aztecs, Turks, Zulus, and Japanese? These conquering cultures all slaughtered, raped, enslaved, exploited, and colonized as well. What about the millions of "Whites" living along the Mediterranean who kidnapped and taken as slaves by the Arab Caliphates and Ottoman Empire for centuries? No religion, race, or ethnic group has a monopoly on what we view today as inhumanity. Conquest, rape, murder, exploitation, slavery, and colonization have occurred from the very beginning of human history on every inhabited continent, island, and region. Western Civilization was simply the first to reach the capability to exercise these "human" faults on a global scale and with great success. If history had turned left instead of right, it may have been some other civilization, like China or India who followed the same path. But it wasn't.

pink_oracle 3percenter Sunday, December 11, 2016

Never said non whites were innocent little angels, just that us in the west have been the most successful from exploitation. And I personally have no problem acknowledging it.

3percenter pink_oracle Sunday, December 11, 2016

Acknowledging the past is fine as long as it is within a realistic context that doesn't falsely attempt to paint one culture, race, or ethnicity as the exclusive purveyors of inhumanity.

teleri 3percenter Sunday, December 11, 2016

Look, the IDEAS that led to the industrial revolution did NOT come exclusively from the West. The civilization of Europe at that time simply was ripe for the EXPLOITATION of said ideas. Period.

3percenter teleri Sunday, December 11, 2016

The advancements of the Industrial and Scientific Revolutions in the West ARE what enabled Western countries to dominate the globe by the late 17th century on a scale never before possible in all of human history. China and the rest of the world had fallen behind and never caught up until they adopted Western technology and incorporated Western civilization into their own cultures. The rise of Japan as a major power was only possible when the Meiji restoration obliterated tradition Japanese society and replaced it with a Western-style nation state. Qing China was humiliated and exploited because they stubbornly refused to adapt and modernize. The West reshaped the world in its image because they could... they were better organized as nations, were more technologically advanced, and had ambition. The ambitious advance, invent, succeed, and conquer, and those who resist adaptation don't. That is the way of the world.

teleri 3percenter Monday, December 12, 2016

Totally and completely ignored what I said here, fool.

pink_oracle neoncolors_0 Monday, December 12, 2016

I have to wonder, if originally you'd said 'I hate Hollywood white washing', I wonder if all this still would have happened?

3percenter teleri Monday, December 12, 2016

I'm not the one trying to argue against reality and history.

teleri 3percenter Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Oh, but I'm certainly not doing that ergo must be you - your feeble attempt to denigrate any civilization not Northern European gave that game away. You aren't listening at all.

3percenter teleri Tuesday, December 13, 2016

I listened and understand your point. But my point is that the world took a drastic turn in the 16th century. The previously far more advanced civilizations of the East - who had influenced Eurasia immensely TO THAT POINT in history - stagnated for various reasons (i.e. the fall of the Ming Dynasty). From that juncture in history - continuing to the present day - it is Western Civilization that has been dominant and largely responsible for what we consider the modern world. Technology (the planes, trains, automobiles, spacecraft, computers, telecommunications, etc), fashion, architecture, government structure, legal codes, and other aspects of modern global life sprung directly from centuries of Western global political, military, and economic dominance. South Korea has a Civil Law judicial system. Civil Law is a direct descendant of Roman Law, and the European legal systems that developed it into its current form. The South Korean legal system is there fore based on Roman (Western) Law, not Joseon law. And that is just one example. Thousands more could follow, but this isn't the place.

Adambp98 Thursday, December 8, 2016

I would prefer if they just gave Train to Busan - fantastic movie - a wide release in America but... eh, alright

xloveseoul Thursday, December 8, 2016

Just really curious about the actors and the actresses. But yess, as of right now I am pretty excited

lizrosee Thursday, December 8, 2016

Wow can't wait for all of the main roles to be replaced by white people and then everyone justifying it as "NO DUH, IT'S AN AMERICAN FILM! THEY'RE GOING TO PUT AMERICANS IN IT!!" because I guess ethnicities outside of white can't be considered 'American'.

Briellejea lizrosee Thursday, December 8, 2016

Lmao I'm pretty sure the same five white guys are in a rotation in Hollywood. Which will it be this time? Lol

meeshx2 Briellejea Thursday, December 8, 2016

I betting Tom Cruise , it seems like something he would do lol

VenusMiranda lizrosee Saturday, December 10, 2016

I don't know, but Vin Diesel came to my mind LOL

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