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Trailer Tuesday: This ‘TRAIN TO BUSAN’ Has Complimentary Zombies

Tim Rousseau May 17, 2016 May 17th, 2016 train to busan

If you thought zombies were becoming passé, you may be right. But the genre looks to be getting a new rejuvenation with the upcoming film TRAIN TO BUSAN. Think SNAKES ON A PLANE except with zombies and trains. The movie is currently screening at Cannes and first reactions have been overwhelmingly positive.

Check out the trailer below:

TRAIN TO BUSAN is the first live-action feature film directed by Yeon Sang-ho, whose previous work in animated features (THE KING OF PIGS, THE FAKE) made him a cult festival darling. Yeon’s first ride into the live-action world stars Gong Yoo, the versatile Jung Yu-mi, and Ma Dong-seok.

From Variety:

“…with a MERS epidemic sweeping South Korea in 2015 and soaring discontent with corruption and economic disparity, a zombie apocalypse serves as a potent allegory for the dog-eat-dog world. In “Seoul Station,” Yeon depicted a homeless enclave inside the central train station as the ground zero of a zombie outbreak. “Train to Busan” picks up where that film left off. While the anime’s excoriation of the police and army is softened in the live-action sequel, scenarios of humans and zombies precariously separated by carriages fittingly symbolize the dangerous gap between society’s haves and have-nots.”

Keep your eyes peeled for TRAIN TO BUSAN to make it into theaters.

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