Lee Isaac Chung in Talks to Direct ‘Twisters’ Sequel – The Hollywood Reporter

Lee Isaac Chung is in talks to direct with Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainments. TwistersSequel to the 1996 storm-chasing blockbuster Twister.

Chung is known for directing MinaretIt is based on his childhood move to Arkansas, where his family lived in a trailer, where his father immigrated from his native South Korea with his mother, who hoped to build a farm.

The Twisters Warner Bros. Pictures, which released the 1996 original Tentpole, will co-finance the project. Twister, a disaster thriller from Amblin Entertainment. Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) wrote the screenplay for the sequel and Frank Marshall (Jurassic World Dominion) attached to produce through his Kennedy/Marshall company banner.

Twisters Follows 1996’s Tentpole twister, It starred Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton and grossed nearly $494 million at the worldwide box office. Directed the original film the speed Director John de Bont and executive produced by Steven Spielberg.

Michael Crichton and Anne-Marie Martin wrote the screenplay twister, It centers on an estranged storm-chasing couple who reunite to track the storm of the century in Oklahoma. source Twister I remember it like a movie Jurassic Park For its innovative sound design, it had moviegoers reeling in their seats and in their teeth.

Twisters Executive vp production Sarah Scott and creative executive Jacqueline Garrel will oversee for Universal Pictures, and Ashley Jay Sandberg will oversee for Kennedy/Marshall.

Chung is repped by CAA and Jackoway Austin Tierman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trautner & Klein.

Deadline Hollywood Lee Isaac Chung was the first to report the swirling Twisters.

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