Kang Dong Won In Talks To Star In Sequel For “Train To Busan”
Kang Dong Won may be starring in an upcoming zombie film.
On October 10, industry representatives reported that Kang Dong Won is positively in discussion to appear in “Peninsula.”
In response, the head of the production company behind “Peninsula” commented, “Kang Dong Won has been offered a role in ‘Peninsula.’ He is currently reviewing the offer.”
“Peninsula” is gaining attention for being the sequel to the hit film “Train to Busan.” The sequel will take place in the same world as “Train to Busan,” following the events occurring directly after the film where the zombie virus has spread to Busan, once considered a safe zone.
“Train to Busan” is about an apocalyptic zombie virus and the events that occurred when a train heading to Busan from Seoul was exposed to the virus. It was screened at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. The film achieved over 11.56 million moviegoers and premiered in over 160 countries, reaching over $140 million in revenue.
“Peninsula” will begin filming in the latter half of next year.