We *love* Bong Joon-ho here at SciFiNow, so the news that the director of Snowpiercer and The Host was making a new creature feature was hugely exciting. Now, there’s the first teaser for the Netflix-produced international epic Okja.
Well, there’s not much revealed here, but we’re thrilled anyway. Bong Joon-ho has not made a bad, or even average, film yet, and we’ve definitely got our hopes up for Okja.
“From visionary Director Bong Joon Ho, this grand global adventure follows a friendship too big to ignore. Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja. Following her across continents, the coming-of-age comedy drama sees Mija’s horizons expand in a way one never would want for one’s children, coming up against the harsh realities of genetically modified food experimentation, globalization, eco-terrorism, and humanity’s obsession with image, brand and self-promotion.”
Okja stars Seohyun An, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Lily Collins (The Mortal Instruments), Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Byeon Hee-bong (The Host, Memories Of Murder), Yun Je-moon (Mother, The Good, The Bad And The Weird), Daniel Henshall (Snowtown, The Babadook), Shirley Henderson (Tale Of Tales) and Devon Bostick (The 100).