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‘Parasite’ Studio Teams With Ari Aster on ‘Save the Green Planet!’ English-Language Remake

‘Parasite’ Studio Teams With Ari Aster on ‘Save the Green Planet!’ English-Language Remake

As part of its expansion into Hollywood, Cj Entertainment –the Korean studio behind “Parasite” — is plotting an English-language remake of “Save the Green Planet!” — a genre-bending cult film from 2003. “Midsommar” director Ari Aster will produce the remake, it was announced Thursday.

The original film’s director and writer Joon-hwan Jang will return to direct the remake, and Aster and Lars Knudsen will produce the remake through their Square Peg banner.

Cj Entertainment will finance and produce, and the studio has tapped Will Tracy, a writer on “Last Week Tonight” and “Succession,” to write the screenplay.

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Save the Green Planet!” is an offbeat black comedy and apocalyptic sci-fi thriller that played the festival circuit in 2003, including Cannes, and has since received a cult following. Though the plot or the tone isn’t easy to describe, the original

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