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We talk Okja with Tilda Swinton, Lily Collins, Steven Yeun and more!

To say OKJA is unlike any movie I've ever seen is understating the matter. That's not necessarily a comment on its quality (although I do like it quite a bit), it's just a statement I think is undeniably true. Directed by Bong Joon-ho (THE HOST, SNOWPIERCER), the film tells the tale of a young girl and her friendship with a gigantic "super pig," which she has...
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06.27.2017
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Review: Okja

PLOT: A young girl (Ahn Seo-hyun) tries to rescue her best friend, a genetically modified super-pig, from the clutches of a multinational conglomerate. REVIEW: OKJA marks the second major studio-level feature to be released by Netflix this year. With a budget of $50 million and a cast peppered with big names, Bong Joon-ho’s follow-up to SNOWPIERCER could have...
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06.27.2017
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The creature is revealed in first Okja trailer

The new film from Bong Joon Ho , OKJA, has been getting a lot of attention in recent months, thanks in part to the ensemble cast and mystery around the big, friendly creature that must be found young protagonist. We’ve seen images of the whole cast, and thanks to the official trailer we now have a full view of the adorable pig/hippo creature. Behold and go...
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05.18.2017
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Viral video starring Tilda Swinton released for Bong Joon Ho's Okja

As a big fan of THE HOST and SNOWPIERCER, I've been eagerly anticipating Bong Joon Ho 's next project OKJA. The film - which will stream on Netflix - released a trailer a while ago , and seems to be about a little girl who befriends a giant monster, and must protect it from an evil corporation led by Tilda Swinton . Now Netflix has released a viral video (in the guise a...
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04.27.2017
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Jake Gyllenhaal needs a shave like Swinton needs dental work in Okja pics

Netflix may not be cranking out massive blockbusters on par with Disney, but they’re certainly becoming the studio for interesting, smaller films. One of the movies on horizon is the Bong Joon Ho effort, OKJA, about a young girl (An Seo Hyun) who goes off to find her lost pet – which happens to be a huge beast. We recently got a small tease for the film, and now we have a...
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03.27.2017
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The beast is loose in first Okja international teaser

Topping 2013’s SNOWPIERCER will be no easy feat, but director Bong Joon-ho will attempt to do so with his upcoming man/beast tale, OKJA. The film is about a young girl (Seo Hyun An) who owns a massive creature named Okja as pet, and who then goes on a quest to find her companion after it disappears. The first international teaser for the film has just dropped featuring a very...
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02.28.2017
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First images drop for Okja from Snowpiercer director Joon-Ho Bong

I don’t know if you guys have heard the news, but 2014’s SNOWPIERCER is pretty f@cking great. I could talk it about it further, but those three words sum it up just fine. It would be an understatement to say director Joon-Ho Bong brought his A-game, and the maestro is looking to replicate that success with his follow-up Netflix film, OKJA, which just dropped some...
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12.23.2016
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Snowpiercer to become a TV show on TNT

SNOWPIERCER is a great film. From South Korean director of THE HOST, Bong Joon-ho , the film told the story of a large train that circled the Earth and housed the entire population of the survivors of a new ice age caused by global warming - but which also holds a dark secret. The film was dark, action packed, funny, and always surprisng. And while not subtle by any means,...
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11.21.2016
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Giancarlo Esposito to join Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal in Okja

Bong Joon-ho , director of SNOWPIERCER, has been busy putting together the cast of his latest film and, much like SNOWPIERCER, it's an interesting and talented bunch. THR reports that Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad) is in final negotiations to join OKJA as the latest member of its cast. The film centers on a young girl named Mija (Sea-Hyeon Ahn) who " risks...
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06.16.2016
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Lily Collins joins Jake Gyllenhaal & Tilda Swinton in Bong Joon-ho's Okja

The Wrap has learned that MIRROR MIRROR and THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES actress Lily Collins will star alongside Jake Gyllenhaal , Tilda Swinton and Kelly Macdonald in OKJA, the upcoming monster flick from SNOWPIERCER director Bong Joon-ho . Lily has been cast in one of the lead roles as Red, an anarchist "who is the only female member of the higher-ranked...
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03.23.2016
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Netflix & Brad Pitt's Plan B to back Bong Joon-ho's monster pic Okja

Things are moving swimmingly for OKJA, the upcoming monster flick from THE HOST director Bong Joon-ho . The film is currently in pre-production, and it's been announced that Netflix and Brad Pitt 's Plan B shingle have joined the project as backers, with Netflix investing and Plan B co-producing. It has also been confirmed that Jake Gyllenhaal , Tilda Swinton , Paul Dano ,...
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11.10.2015
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, and more circling Bong Joon-ho's monster film

Several days ago we learned that Bong Joon-ho 's latest film will see him reteam with his SNOWPIERCER star Tilda Swinton . Now The Wrap has revealed that several more talented folks are circling OKJA, a monster film which will feature a Korean female lead and a host of English-language supporting actors; the actors in question are Jake Gyllenhaal , Paul Dano , Kelly...
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10.05.2015
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