The cast and director of movie “Train to Busan” will walk the red carpet at the 69th Cannes Film Festival this year. Lead actors of the movie, Gong Yoo, Jung Yoo Mi, and child actress Kim Soo Ahn, and director Yeon Sang Ho have been invited to the festival’s Midnight Screening, and will attend the world premier and red carpet events taking place from May 11 to May 22.
Director Yeon Sang Ho previously attended the 65th Cannes Film Festival for his animation film “The King of Pigs.” After gaining recognition for his talented story telling and visuals through the film, Yeon Sang Ho has been invited to the festival for a second year in a row for his first live-action movie “Train to Busan.” Yeon is the first filmmaker in Korean film history to be invited to the Cannes Film Festival for films in both animation and live-action categories. The performances of veteran actors Gong Yoo and Jung Yoo Mi alongside Yeon’s direction produced an incredible work worthy of anticipation.
The plot for “Train to Busan” revolves around passengers who are desperately struggling to survive on a KTX train racing towards Busan when a disaster hits Korea. The film is set to premiere this summer.
Given the film’s achievements and recognition before its release, “Train to Busan” is certain to be a summer blockbuster you can’t miss!
Check out the movie stills below!