Pirates director to remake The Host (Gwoemul)

Looks like Gore Verbinski, who helmed The Ring and the Pirates of the Caribbean threesome, will be remaking another Asian film – this time a Korean monster movie that broke box office records in that country, and has developed sort of a cult following elsewhere. Universal and Verbinski have nabbed remake rights to the 2006 …
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Genre Film Update: The Host (Gwoemul)

The Korean horror film The Host (Gwoemul) was a hit at The 2006 Cannes Film Festival. It’s about a monstrous mutant creature that emerges from the Han River after a chemical weapons attack in Seoul and terrorizes it’s citizens. When a young girl is taken by the creature, her family undertakes a dangerous rescue mission. Director Joon-ho Bong also …
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