‘Train to Busan 2’ Release Date, News & Update: Song Joong Ki & Lee Min Ho's Supposed Roles
Reports claim that "Train to Busan" movie, after its phenomenal blockbuster hit in Asia and in the Pacific, will have a sequel, featuring heartthrob duo, Song Joong-Ki and Lee Min Ho. Reports also claim Song's alleged lead role will center on saving the young girl Soo-an played by Kim Su-an, while no specific details have been revealed yet to justify the presence of Lee Min Ho.
Although there is no specific date yet for its production and for its release, the site Gamenguide published a story that "Train to Busan 2" will star the actor of "Descendants of the Sun," Song Joong Ki who will play a doctor who could provide a cure to the mysterious virus that plaque probably the entire South Korea.
The site wrote that Song "is a perfect fit to replace Gong Yoo," who played Seok-Woo, the child's father. In the movie, Seok-Woo sacrificed himself to save his daughter and a pregnant woman. He was the last to be infected with the virus before the show ended.
While the zombie-stuffed movie did not disclose how and what kind of virus infected the population, "Train to Busan" was a box office success grossing about $99 million across the world. In Malaysia, the movie was labeled as the "highest-grossing Korean Film earning around $4.84 million, and so too in Hong Kong with approximately $8.52 million profits and in Singapore with $3.1 million revenues.
Despite various reports about the "Train to Busan 2," no confirmation yet has been said from the film's director, Yeon Sang-Ho, who recently bagged Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival "Best Director" award for his "Train to Busan" film in Spain, The Chosun reports.
Song Joong Ki's fame began in a TV show entitled "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" in 2010 while Lee Min Ho's popularity can be traced to his 2009 performance in a Korean adaptation of the phenomenal Japanese manga series "Boys Over Flower."