The hugely successful South Korean zombie thriller Train to Busan is getting a US remake. As reported by Deadline, Indonesian filmmaker Timo Tjahjanto is in talks to direct it.
The Train to Busan remake will be released by New Line Cinema, which is part of WarnerMedia. Tjahjanto is in negotiations to direct, with James Wan producing and Gary Dauberman on board to write the screenplay. The movie doesn’t have a release date yet.
Tjahjanto is best known for his brutal 2018 Netflix martial arts movie The Night Comes For Us and the horror movies May the Devil Take You and its sequel May the Devil Take You Too, which was recently released by Shudder. Dauberman has previously written all the Annabelle movies in Wan’s Conjuring universe, as well as It and It: Chapter Two.