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Bong Joon-ho Was Once Blacklisted in South Korea for His ‘Liberal’ Films

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Bong Joon-ho, the Academy Award-winning director of “Parasite,” was reportedly blacklisted by the South Korean government four years ago for being too liberal.

Bong, along with his two other “Parasite” collaborators, actor Song Kang-ho and producer Miky Lee, were included on the list of 9,000 artists the South Korean government blacklisted in 2016, according to an op-ed by Korea expert S. Nathan Park in The Washington Post via Insider.

Child Actor From ‘Parasite’ Has the Most Wholesome Reaction to Watching Best Picture Win on TV

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Jung Hyeon-jun’s reaction after the 92nd annual Academy Awards announced the winner for Best Picture is melting the hearts of many social media users.

The 10-year-old actor, who played Park Da-song in “Parasite,” was at home when the Academy Awards announced that the film won for Best Picture, according to Huffington Post. He was reportedly too young to go to the Oscars and to witness the historic moment.

Donald Trump Gets Burned After Mocking ‘Parasite’ Historic Best Picture Win

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President Donald Trump recently mocked the South Korean movie “Parasite” for its historic Best Picture win at the Oscars during his political rally in Colorado.

In his speech, the 73-year-old businessman-turned-president took jabs at the 92nd Academy Awards, particularly for giving Best Picture to “Parasite,” which was directed by Bong Joon-ho, according to Variety.

‘Parasite’ May Get Sued For Plagiarism for Allegedly Copying 1999 Film ‘Minsara Kanna’

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PL Thenappan, a Tamil producer for the 1999 film “Minsara Kanna,” is planning to sue the creators of the South Korean movie “Parasite” for plagiarising the plot.

Thenappan is currently in discussion with lawyers to file a case against the creators of “Parasite,” which recently won four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards, including the Best Picture award.

Bong Joon-ho Once Lied to Harvey Weinstein in an Epic Troll Move

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As more begin to recognize the creative prowess of “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho — and ultimately join the growing #BongHive — tales about him have made rounds on Twitter to amuse the internet.

Among them is an anecdote involving Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who is currently on trial in New York for five felony charges, including rape, criminal sexual assault and predatory sexual assault, according to The New York Times.

People Kept Congratulating John Cho at The Oscars After ‘Parasite’ Win

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John Cho found himself receiving congratulations following the “Parasite” wins at the 92nd annual Academy Awards on Sunday night.

Known for his memorable roles in the cult favorite “Harold & Kumar” movies and the “Star Trek” franchise, Cho is indeed a brilliant actor. Many believe that the Korean American star was robbed of an Oscar for his role in the film “Searching,” according to BuzzFeed.

Bong Joon-ho and ‘Parasite’ Cast Party Until 5 in the Morning at LA’s Koreatown

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After making history at the Oscars, the cast and production of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” had every reason to party until dawn.

The South Korean dark comedy thriller took home Best Picture, Best Director (Bong), Best International Feature Film and Best Original Screenplay (Bong, Han Jin-won). They won four Oscars out of six total nominations, becoming the toast of Hollywood.

Legendary Director Bong Joon-ho Says Sorry to Engravers for Bringing ‘Too Many’ Oscars

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History was made at the Oscars 2020 on Sunday night after four of the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry, including Best Picture, was won by the cast of “Parasite” and South Korean director Bong Joon-ho.

If there is one person in the world who feels the need to apologize to trophy engravers at the Oscars for giving them more work to do, it would be the legendary director of “Parasite.”