Korean director director Joon-ho Bong made his name with the likes of The Host and Mother in his native country. Now he’s putting together his English-language debut, Snow Piercer, and he’s getting a very good cast to help.
The latest to sign up, according to Variety, is Trainspotting’s Ewen Bremner, who joins Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Kang-ho Song and recent Oscar winner Octavia Spencer.
The story is set in a world covered in snow and ice, with a group of characters stranded on a train dubbed the Snow Piercer, who all struggle to co-exist. Ewen Bremner will play a father who helps Chris Evans’ character find his kidnapped son.
Joon-ho Bong is directing from a script he co-wrote with Kelly Masterson (Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead), with Chan-wook Park producing. It isn’t known when it will start shooting.