Parasite heads to HBO as a new limited series from original writer-director ...

Just days after South Korean director Bong Joon Ho won the Best Foreign Language Picture for Parasite, he's taking the film to HBO for a new limited series.

HBO won a fierce bidding war for the rights to Parasite, beating out , according to The Reporter. 

Bong will team up with Vice and The Big Short writer-director Adam McKay to adapt the original South Korean movie for an English-language limited series.

New series: Just days after South Korean director Bong Joon Ho won the Best Foreign Language Picture for Parasite, he's taking the film to HBO for a new limited series

New series: Just days after South Korean director Bong Joon Ho won the Best Foreign Language Picture for Parasite, he's taking the film to HBO for a new limited series

Bidding war: HBO won a fierce bidding war for the rights to Parasite, beating out Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter

Bidding war: HBO won a fierce bidding war for the rights to Parasite, beating out , according to The Reporter 

Team up: Bong will team up with Vice and The Big Short writer-director Adam McKay to adapt the original South Korean movie for an English-language limited series

Team up: Bong will team up with Vice and The Big Short writer-director Adam McKay to adapt the original South Korean movie for an English-language limited series

The original movie follows the impoverished Kim family (Song Kang-ho, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-sik and Jang Hye-jin), who slowly infiltrate the wealthy Park family (Lee Sun-kyun, Jo Yeu-jeong and Jung Ji-so).

The narrative weaves in a number of intricate twists with deadly consequences that explores the class system and elitism, and it's been an overwhelming critical favorite.

The film currently has a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with just three negative reviews out of 349.

Infiltrate: The original movie follows the impoverished Kim family (Song Kang-ho, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-sik and Jang Hye-jin), who slowly infiltrate the wealthy Park family (Lee Sun-kyun, Jo Yeu-jeong and Jung Ji-so)

Infiltrate: The original movie follows the impoverished Kim family (Song Kang-ho, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-sik and Jang Hye-jin), who slowly infiltrate the wealthy Park family (Lee Sun-kyun, Jo Yeu-jeong and Jung Ji-so)

Favorite: The narrative weaves in a number of intricate twists with deadly consequences that explores the class system and elitism, and it's been an overwhelming critical favorite

Favorite: The narrative weaves in a number of intricate twists with deadly consequences that explores the class system and elitism, and it's been an overwhelming critical favorite

Aside from its Golden Globe win for Best Foreign Language Picture, Parasite was also nominated for Best Director and Best Screenplay at the Globes.

It was also named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review, and given a special mention by the American Film Institute in their top 10 films of the year, 'designated for a

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