'Walking Dead' star Steven Yeun joins follow up for 'Snowpiercer' director
Okja, the newest project for Snowpiercer director Joon Ho Bong, has just made some significant additions to an already impressive cast. Deadline is reporting that Steven Yeun and Lily Collins will join the movie that already features Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal and Paul Dano.
The film, which has already begun shooting in South Korea, is about a girl named Mija (Seohyun An) who struggles against a multi-national that’s trying to kidnap Okja, a giant animal. Bong’s Snowpiercer, which starred Chris Evans, Ed Harris and Swinton, raked in nearly $90 million when it was released in 2014.
Okja is being produced by Brad Pitt’s Plan B as well as Lewis Pictures and Kate Street Picture Company is set to debut worldwide on Netflix in 2017 with limited theatrical release in the U.S.