Parasite series for HBO

Academy Award-winning best picture Parasite has a television series in the pipeline, US media report.

Director Bong Joon Ho and Adam McKay (Succession) will craft the TV series adaptation.

The film revolves around the members of a poor family who together scheme to work in a wealthy household by posing as unrelated, highly qualified help.

Parasite, which became the first foreign language film to win Oscar for Best Picture, was hotly pursued by top streamers, including Netflix but has landed at HBO. Mark Ruffalo is being eyed to star in the series.

There are very few Best Picture Oscar-winning films that have spawned TV series: In the Heat of the Night and Crash.

Source: Deadline

One Comment:

  1. And it would be better if there were none. Film and TV are different mediums. Watch HBO spend hundreds of millions of dollars making something worse than the $11m low budget film.

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