Train To Busan Sequel, “Peninsula” Gets A Release Date & A Deal With Shudder
The greatest international zombie flick of the past 20 years upcoming sequel has a release date.
Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula, the sequel to the hit 2016 Korean horror thriller and one of the 56 titles that was part of the official selection of this year’sCannes Film Festival, will embark in North American theaters on August 7. It also landed an exclusive streaming deal withShudder, AMC’s horror streaming site.
The zombie horror sequel, which returns Yeon Sang-ho to the director’s chair, will bow on 150 screens across the U.S. and Canada via Well Go. Shudder will bow the pic exclusively on the streaming site in early 2021.
The release date news comes as Well Go is working on a plan to rereleaseTrain to Busantheatrically across North America later this month, which will feature an exclusive first look atPeninsula.
Four years after the events ofTrain to Busan, Korea is completely evacuated and abandoned, and the last of the civilians struggle to fit in to the rest of the world. A former Marine, Jeong-seok (Gang Dong-won), is given the opportunity to retrieve something for a mysterious man, but the consequence is going back to Korea in order to reach it. However, multiple survivors were left behind after the events of 4 years ago, and Jeong-Seok, his group of marines, and a mysterious lady, Min-jeong (Lee Jung-hyun), must avoid marauders, zombies, and multiple crazed people who enjoy watching people getting eaten by zombies.