Train To Busan director Yeon Sang-ho joins Alfonso Cuaron

Director Yeon Sang-ho and Netflix collaborate on "Revelations," a feature film adaptation of his comic book, starring Ryu Jun-yeol and Shin Hyun-been, exploring a pastor's divine mission intersecting with a detective's haunting visions.
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KOCHI : Yeon Sang-ho, best known for directing Train To Busan (2016), has reunited with Netflix for the feature film adaptation of his comic book, Revelations. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron has boarded Yeon’s film as an executive producer. Yeon is also reuniting with screenwriter Choi Gyu-seok, who previously scripted Hellbound (2021).

This is the fourth time Yeon Sang-ho has teamed up with Netflix after having collaborated on the sci-fi feature Jung_E (2023) and the high-concept series Hellbound and Parasyte: The Grey (2024). A second season of Hellbound is also currently in the works.

Revelations follow a pastor and a detective, each driven by their own beliefs. The pastor believes it’s his divine calling to punish the culprit behind a missing-person case, while the detective assigned to the case continues to be haunted by visions of her dead sister. Korean star Ryu Jun-yeol portrays Min-chan, the pastor, while popular actress Shin Hyun-been plays detective Yeon-hee.

Yeon Sang-ho
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The film is produced by Wow Point, whose recent projects include the Netflix series The Bequeathed (2024) and Parasyte: The Grey. The company is also working with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way to back Yeon Sang-ho’s first English-language horror film 35th Street.

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