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After Parasite, this decision by Warner angers Bong Joon-ho fans

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun8,2024

A true icon of South Korean cinema, director Bong Joon-ho would have been ; victim of a catastrophic decision by Warner Bros., which angers many fans.

After Parasite, this decision by Warner angers Bong Joon-ho's fans

Anger fans against Warner

The directors of the new wave of South Korean cinema have left such a deep mark on moviegoers over the past twenty years that Hollywood is increasingly interested in them. While the legendary Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Decision to Leave) has just signed The Sympathizer, a fascinating and magnificently directed series on the memory of the Vietnam War(we highly recommend this article from our colleagues at Cheminez), his colleagues and compatriots Na Hong-jin (The ChaserThe Strangers) and Bong Joon-ho (Memories of MurderThe Host) will make their comeback in 2025 strong>: the first with Hope, the second with an English-speaking sci-fi film, Mickey17

After Parasite, this decision by Warner angers Bong Joon fans- ho

This adaptation of the novelMickey7by Edward Ashton starring Robert Pattinson and Steven Yeun is all the more anticipated as it is will be the filmmaker's first film since the triumph ofParasitein 2019, which won the Palme d'Or, four Oscars (including best film and best director) and the Golden Globe for best foreign film. However, while it was initially expected for March 29, 2024, the film was released. postponed by Warner as of January 31, 2025. The reason given by the specialist press had been the upheavals caused by the actors' strike at the end of last year.

After Parasite, this decision by Warner angers Bong Joon-ho fans

However, the causes of this delay would be less satisfactory than it seems. Indeed, according to information communicated by insider Daniel Richtman, Bong Joon-ho would not have obtained the final cut of the feature film, the studio wanting a more accessible version. This decision undermines the reputation that Warner Bros. tries to find with Dune by Denis Villeneuve and Furiosa by George Miller: that of a studio close to its directors, at the same time who gives great freedom. Although the information has not been released made official by anyone, many fans reacted to this. this announcement and expressed their anger.

Bong Joon-ho should never work with Hollywood again. There is no reason for him to put up with this kind of insult. It's the same situation as with Snowpiercer.
WB doesn't even want to release a trailer for Mickey 17.ud83eudd2cud83eudd2cud83eudd2cud83eudd2cud83eudd2cud83eudd2c https://t.co/Yik0ycvDqD

June 5, 2024

Bong Joon-ho should never work with Hollywood again. He has no reason to put up with this kind of insult. It's the same situation as with Snowpiercer. WB doesn't even want to release a trailer for Mickey 17.

Bong Joon-Ho is an acclaimed director with a strong track record of creating unique and thought-provoking films. He has a clear vision for “MICKEY 17,” and as an artist, he wants to see his version of the film released. WB hired him for a reason let Bong Joon-Ho do his work ud83dude29 pic.twitter.com/jT05SQzHlD

June 5, 2024

Bong Joon-Ho is an acclaimed film director. with a strong background in creating unique and thought-provoking films. He has a clear vision of « MICKEY 17 » and as an artist, he wants to see his version of the film released. WB hired him for one reason, let Bong Joon-Ho do his job

Who tf is not allowing Bong Joon-Ho to have final say on a film?

June 6, 2024

Fuck , who doesn't agree with Bong Joon-ho having the final say on a film?

Is it too early to launch #ReleasetheBongJoonHoCut? https://t.co/de61yEYERH

June 7, 2024

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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