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Park Chan-wook to Tell TV Adaptation of The Sympathizer


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Park Chan-wook is issue to notify a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize–winning 2015 unique, The Sympathizer. Nguyen announced the info on Twitter, writing, “Extremely satisfied to lastly yelp that @A24 has optioned THE SYMPATHIZER for TV, with director Park Chan-wook, whose movies consist of THE HANDMAIDEN. His OLDBOY became once a mountainous impact on THE SYMPATHIZER, and I’m in a position to’t factor in a better particular person to notify this TV adaptation with @rhombusmedia!” Nguyen added, “I’ll be speaking to Lee Isaac Chung of MINARI for the A24 podcast and might maybe also honest gush extra about Park Chan-wook then,” as smartly as, “I’m hoping Park Chan-wook, who did wonders with the octopus in OLDBOY, would maybe be equally imaginative with the squid in THE SYMPATHIZER …”

The Sympathizer is a mode-bending memoir that follows an unnamed Vietnamese narrator who works as a communist double agent after immigrating to america. The unique became once the main, by Vulture’s estimation, to pick each the Edgar Award and the Pulitzer Prize within the similar one year. Park is the visionary Korean director at the attend of The Vengeance Trilogy as smartly as The Handmaiden.

Park Chan-wook to Tell TV Adaptation of The Sympathizer

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