Verbinski a Good Host

Gore Verbinski set to remake Korean thriller “The Host”.

Gore Verbinski will be producing a remake of the Korean thriller “The Host”.


According to reports, Verbinski will produce the film with commercials director Fredrik Bond in the director’s chair.

Gore Verbinski will team with Universal Pictures (US) for the remake of the 2006 Bong Joon-ho-directed Korean thriller which follows a a town terrorized by a giant mutant squid like creature hatched by toxins that flow into a nearby river from a military base. When the creature grabs a little girl, her dysfunctional family must band together to rescue her.

The film, originally titled “Gwoemul,” did record-breaking business in its theatrical run in South Korea.”