Last Train to New York, strap yourselves for one hell of an intense, restless, and emotional ride! The enthralling journey of a father and daughter from Seoul to Busan during a zombie apocalypse will now be retold in the American remake of the movie Last Train To New York. After the previous movie made fans cry, scream and shiver in fear, fans are exciting to see what the American remake has to offer. Like many would-be familiar, the story of the South Korean film follows the supposed peaceful trip of Seo Woo and Soo An. However, their trip unexpectedly goes off the rail when a horrendous zombie apocalypse breaks out. As every single person on the train fights to protect themselves and their loved ones, the movie will remind you of your worst nightmare.
Train To Busan had a lot of famous names like Gong Yoo in its cast, so naturally, Last Train To New York is expected to have a star-studded cast. Fans not just Western but all around the world are expecting a lot from the remake of this masterpiece. Now, without further ado, are you excited to see what Last Train To New York has in store for you? Just keep on reading to find out all the details related to the American remake of Train To Busan!
Last Train To New York: All There Is To Know
Although the remake has been in talks ever since Train to Busan topped all charts in 2016, the official announcement of the remake came in the February of 2021. As most remakes do, Last Train to New York has also raised a lot of eyebrows. Keep on reading to find out fans’ reactions to the remake. The director for Last Train to New York is none other than the talented Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto. After many successful action movie ventures such as The Night Comes For Us and May The Devil Take You, Timo Tjahjanto has made a name for himself in the horror and thriller genres. For his excellent direction and screenwriting, Timo Tjahjanto won the Best Director at Maya Awards in 2019 for May The Devil Take You.
Apart from his individual success, the director is also part of the talented duo ”The Mo Brothers” consisting of Kimo Stamboel and him. Furthermore, these two have gone on to give us timeless movies such as Dara, Killers, and Headshot. Moreover, Train to Busan was not a typical zombie apocalypse movie. Through the life or death ride from Seoul to Busan and the interactions between the passengers, the movie subtly raises questions on important issues such as economic discrepancy. And thus making a remake of such an iconic and outstanding movie will be a great challenge. Also, you can visit the movie again on Amazon Prime.
The Creators Of Last Train To New York
With Timo Tjahjanto as the director, fans are desperately hoping that the remake also manages to highlight the importance of humanity just like the original did. Although the name of the movie gives away the final destination of the train, it keeps fans guessing the origin of the movie. Countess fans think that Last Train to New York will pick up from Boston or Washing due to the four-hour travel time used in the original movie. Furthermore, New Lines Cinema will be producing the remake. New Lines Cinema is a label of Warner Bros and has produced excellent films like The Lord Of The Ring series, It, Shazam! and The Conjuring.
What makes things more exciting is that Gary Dauberman and James Wan will also be contributing to the screenplay and production of Last Train to New York. When Gary Dauberman, James Wan, and New Lines Cinema join hands, the products always result in a blockbuster. For instance, Annabelle, The Nun, and The Conjuring. However, the remake has been in talks ever since Train to Busan topped all charts in 2016. The official announcement of the remake came in the February of 2021. As most remakes do, Last Train to New York has also raised a lot of eyebrows. Keep on reading to find out fans’ reactions to the remake.
Remakes of Korean films and dramas usually don’t turn out very well. This is because the remakes sometimes don’t capture the essence that the Korean film or drama had. Subsequently, fans of the South Korean film have shown mixed reactions to the US remake of the film. On one side, people are opposed to the remake, while on the other side, fans are curious to see what Last Train To New York has in store for them. Here are some fan reactions to the American remake on Twitter:
1. Why use firearms?
One thing that really struck me with TRAIN TO BUSAN was the absence of firearms, which had its civilian characters struggling so much.
It forced them to get strategic differently, also to get inventive.