Bong Joon-ho: News

10 Apr 2024

Robert Pattinson

Bong Joon-ho's 'Mickey 17' trailer packs a punch at CinemaCon

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho is gearing up for his next, Mickey 17, with Robert Pattinson leading the charge.

14 Mar 2024

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson's 'Mickey 17' to premiere early in South Korea

Renowned director Bong Joon-ho's much-awaited film, Mickey 17, is set to debut in South Korea on January 28, 2025, just three days ahead of its worldwide release on January 31.

10 Mar 2024

Academy Awards

Most surprising Academy Award winners in history 

As the red carpet is getting rolled out for the 96th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles—set to take place on Sunday night (wee hours of Monday in India)—anticipation is reaching its peak.

02 Feb 2024


'Seven Samurai' to 'A Separation': Best international feature films

To discover the extraordinary and essential picks in global cinema, you delve into movies set in different parts of the world and created by filmmakers with distinct styles.

10 Jan 2024

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson starrer 'Mickey 17' delayed indefinitely; here's why

Robert Pattinson's highly anticipated space drama, Mickey 17, has hit a snag. Directed by the brilliant Bong Joon-Ho, who gave us the Oscar-winning Parasite, the film's release has been delayed indefinitely.

27 Dec 2023


'Parasite's Lee Sun-kyun (48) found dead amid drug allegations

South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun—recognized for his role in the Oscar-winning Parasite—was found dead in his car on Wednesday in Seoul's Seongbuk district, Yonhap reported. He was 48.

26 Sep 2023


Bong Joon-ho's 'Yellow Door' documentary—when and where to watch

Attention, Korean cinema superfans!

18 Sep 2023


Korean actor Byun Hee-bong (81) dies after battling pancreatic cancer

South Korean actor Byun Hee-bong, known for his memorable roles in films like The Host and Okja, has passed away aged 81.

14 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Bong Joon-ho: Revisiting 'Parasite' director's all-time favorite movies

In the cinematic universe, Bong Joon-ho is a household name that needs no introduction!

12 Jun 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding how Korean dramas sparked global ramyeon obsession

K-dramas have captivated audiences worldwide with their storytelling and deep passion for cuisine, particularly the beloved Korean noodle dish ramyeon.

21 Jan 2023


Loved 'The Last of Us'? Watch these 5 shows next

HBO Originals The Last of Us is officially a hit!

22 Jan 2022

Warner Bros

Bong Joon-ho, 'Parasite' helmer, directing Robert Pattinson in his next?

The Academy Award-winning director Bong Joon-ho seems to have finally locked down his next project.

06 Aug 2021

Venice Film Festival

78th Venice Film Festival: Picking nine of our favorite flicks

The 78th Venice International Film Festival will run from September 1-11, 2021.

18 Mar 2020


From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

In case you (unfortunately) missed Oscar-winning Parasite's theatrical run, stop feeling sorry about yourself already.

10 Feb 2020

South Korea

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

Parasite, the cinematic marvel of Bong Joon-ho, created history at Oscars 2020 by becoming the first-ever non-English movie to win the award for Best Picture in the 92-year span of the Academy Awards.

03 Feb 2020


BAFTA awards 2020: '1917' and 'Parasite' win big

The 73rd British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards were presented on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London.