This Avengers Actor Is in Talks to Star in the Parasite Series

Looks like the Parasite series is really happening!

( South Korean film Parasite is great at first watch, but you watch it a second time and a part of you wants to know more about why and how it works. It went on to win four Oscars, and it put director Bong Joon Ho on the map not just for his filmmaking skills, but also his sense of humor. In January, the director said that he was in talks to executive produce a Parasite limited series with Adam McKay over at HBO, and while there's not much info on it yet, Avengers star Mark Ruffalo confirmed that he is currently in talks to star in the Parasite series.

Ruffalo announced this during the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo or the C2E2 on March 2,  a pop-culture convention that takes place in Chicago, Illinois ("Jessica, only child..." Get it?). Aside from talking about his possible cameo in the upcoming Disney+ series She-Hulk, he also mentioned that he's more than game to take on the role of Kim Ki Taek, originally played by Song Kang Ho in the film. According to an interview with, a lot of it is still in the works, but Ruffalo confirmed he's met the director, and that the Parasite series is truly and actually happening. also reported about Ruffalo's confirmation of the limited series.


The film tied up loose ends nicely, though in an interview with The Wrap, Bong said he wanted to include more, but was limited by the film's running time. "I just couldn't include all those ideas in the two-hour running time of the film, so they’re all stored in my iPad and my goal with this limited series is to create a six-hour-long film," he shared. No one knows what the limited series will be about, but our fingers are crossed that we'll get answers about housekeeper Moon Kwang's bruises and how she knew about the house's special feature to begin with.

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