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No official plot yet.
- Apparently the footage/clips that were made public recently (seen below) are from test footages and not actually clips from the movie itself, as it hasn't been filmed yet. (1/2/12)
- Writer Pil-sung Im also wrote and directed the Korean Hansel & Gretel and a segment in Doomsday Book.
- Myung-chun Park makes his directorial debut.
- The studio was originally aiming for a Summer 2012 Korean theatrical release.
- A CG demo real will debut at 2010's TIFFCOM in Japan in hopes of getting additional co-production partners and investors.
- There's currently no US distribution.
- It's said that the budget is expected to be more than 20 billion won ($17.6 million USD).
- This will be in 3D.
- The last script (written by Ning Hao) was said to "concern a calamity caused when people ignore a monster due to their desire for money."
- When Ning Hao wast still attached as director, this was going to be more of a Chinese-based film.
- It's said that there will be more than one monster this time.
- Chinese filmmaker Ning Hao wrote an early draft was was going to direct, with filming originally set for sometime in early '09.
- When this was still intended to be a prequel, it was going to be set "three years prior to the events of the first movie and revolve around the excavation of the Cheonggye Stream - an old waterway that runs through Seoul, which was recently reclaimed and restored after years of being covered by a highway."
- When this project was first announced it was said to be a prequel, but after script revisions, was later turned into a sequel.
- It was first announced that South Korean comic artist Kang Full would handle the script.
- Original writer/director Joon-Ho Bong won't be returning.
- This project has been in development since late 2007.
- The obvious sequel to The Host, which is said to be the highest-grossing Korean film of all time.