Listen: Bong Joon Ho on Preparing an Oscar Speech, Meeting Donald Glover and Not Making Marvel Movies

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Listen: Bong Joon Ho on Preparing an Oscar Speech, Meeting Donald Glover and Not Making Marvel Movies

When Bong Joon Ho appeared on the cover of Variety with Neon founder and CEO Tom Quinn, the “Parasite” director’s comments about Marvel movies went viral.

He said he had no interest in making a superhero film because he “can’t stand people wearing tight-fitting clothes.” In fact, just seeing such outfits is “mentally difficult” for Bong.

But that was three months ago. A lot can happen in Hollywood in 90 days. So when I sat down with Bong for “The Big Ticket,” Variety and iHeart’s movie podcast, on Monday just hours after “Parasite” was nominated for six Oscars, I asked him once again about Marvel.

“I don’t think Marvel would ever want a director like me,” he said with the help of a translator. “I don’t expect any offers from them anytime soon. Of their movies, I did enjoy the films by James Gunn and James Mangold’s ‘Logan,

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Marc Malkin