Tilda Swinton & Jamie Bell Also Cast in Bong Joon-ho's 'Snow Piercer'

January 17, 2012
Source: Variety

Tilda Swinton & Jamie Bell

Ever since that casting of Chris Evans in Bong Joon-ho's new project Snow Piercer, I've been hearing rumors that he's lined up quite a big, fantastic cast. Variety reveals two more names, the first is Jamie Bell, who played Tintin in Spielberg's Golden Globe-winning movie, and Tilda Swinton, who should've won a Golden Globe for her performance in We Need to Talk About Kevin. This is the new post-apocalyptic sci-fi film set on a train in a future world covered entirely by snow, being directed by Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, of The Host and Mother. Evans is also in the cast, and I'm sure many more folks yet to be revealed.

Variety describes Snow Piercer as: set in a world covered in snow and ice, the story follows a train full of travelers who struggle to co-exist. While we don't know any of the roles or who is playing what, I'm just intrigued to see the kind of diverse, ensemble cast that Bong Joon-ho is putting together. And it's interesting to see who he's choosing when he can cast an English-language cast like this. Park Chan-wook is producing through Moho Films, but it doesn't have a distributor yet. Production is expected to start in March. We'll continue to keep you updated on Snow Piercer as casting continues, as I'm sure there are a few more names in this yet to be revealed. This is an upcoming sci-fi project I'm keeping a very close eye on. Sound good?

Find more posts in Casting, Indies, Movie News, Opinions

Discover more on ZergNet:

  • So Yun Um
    omg! i want to die! this films going to be amazing!!
  • Anonymous
    can't wait to see some more Jamie Bell. He single-handily brought Jumper to life imo... a little. Not even he could make that a good movie.




Alex's Top 10 of 2014
1. Mommy
2. Whiplash
3. Force Majeure
4. Selma
5. The Overnighters
6. Blind
7. John Wick
8. Snowpiercer
9. The Imitation Game
10. Birdman
Click Here for Thoughts

Ethan's Top 10 of 2014
1. Wild
2. Boyhood
3. Whiplash
4. Guardians / Galaxy
5. The LEGO Movie
6. Gone Girl
7. Life Itself
8. Birdman
9. The Raid 2
10. They Came Tgthr
Click Here for Thoughts


Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly