Peninsula follows an ex-soldier who is distributed alongside together with his group to retrieve a truck full of cash from the wastelands of the Korean peninsula now inhabited by zombies and rogue militia.
South Korean zombie thriller Peninsula, directed by Yeon Sang-ho, is slated to be launched in Indian theatres on 27 November, Zee Studios and Kross Footage mentioned on Monday.
Peninsula is the sequel to the 2016 hit zombie movie Prepare to Busan, additionally directed by Yeon.
The choice to launch the movie in India got here days after Maharashtra authorities allowed reopening of theatres and multiplexes exterior coronavirus containment zones from 5 November.
The movie, starring Gang Dong-won and Lee Jung-hyun, follows an ex-soldier who is distributed alongside together with his group to retrieve a truck full of cash from the wastelands of the Korean peninsula now inhabited by zombies and rogue militia.
Peninsula was a serious draw on the Korean field workplace when the nation’s theatres resumed exercise after COVID-19 -induced lockdown. It’s set 4 years after the zombie virus outbreak as depicted in Prepare to Busan.
Peninsula ended up making about $34.8 million in South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam, after the reopening of cinemas in these areas. It was unable to generate the identical field workplace numbers as its predecessor as a consequence of its launch window.
Yeon Sang-ho mentioned he imagined what Korea would appear to be after the outbreak depicted in Prepare to Busan and what sort of eventualities would unfold.
“It is usually the end result of all of the anticipation from followers all around the world. I wished to inform the story of recent individuals who dwell in a rational society, and the way they react to a brand new world enveloped in barbarism and contrasted humanism,” the director mentioned in an announcement.
Peninsula was introduced as an official Cannes Film Festival 2020 Selection and was set to make its world premiere on the prestigious film gala, which couldn’t be held in its “authentic type” within the wake of the pandemic.
(With inputs from Press Belief of India)
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