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Here Comes SNOWPIERCER!! Post Apocalyptic Choo Choo Badassity From HOST Director Bong Joon-ho!!



TheFilmStage has uncovered some media from SNOWPIERCER, a forthcoming Science Fiction epic from HOST director Bong Joon-ho.  Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, and Ed Harris star is a picture which is described thusly:  



Snowpiercer is set in a future where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. A class system evolves on the train but a revolution brews.



The film is based on a French Graphic Novel called Le Transperceneige...


...and has been enjoying a rather quiet production/post production over the past few years.  We’re finally getting a sense of what Bong Joon-ho has in store for us, via  a new pice of concept art which FilmStage uncovered on the film’s teaser site...




[via First Showing]


[via RopeOfSilicon]



...and this sample of Marco Beltrami’s score for the project.  

Fascinating stuff.  It's GALACTICA meets SUPERTRAIN and I'm all about both.  Can't wait!  More as we know more...






Glen Oliver




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