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Jennifer Connelly climbs aboard TNT's Snowpiercer pilot

Not long ago, we got word that DOCTOR STRANGE helmer Scott Derrickson would direct the pilot for TNT's planned adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho's SNOWPIERCER. Today, we've learned that LABYRINTH, REQUIEM FOR A DREAM, and HULK actress Jennifer Connelly has signed on to star opposite Daveed Diggs in the futuristic sci-fi thriller based on the "weird as...
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Scott Derrickson to direct a TV series adaptation of Snowpiercer

Not since late 2015 have we heard anything about Bong Joon-Ho's SNOWPIERCER receiving an adaptation for TV, and yet, here we are again with news that the planned TNT pilot order has been making moves to assemble the creative forces behind the project.  Today, we've learned that Hamilton star Daveed Diggs will assume the lead role as Layton Well,...
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Snowpiercer is next to take the TV series route

Add SNOWPIERCER to the list of feature films being adapted for the small screen, as Tomorrow Studios has optioned the rights to the 2013 Bong Joon Ho movie to become a television series. Josh Friedman (SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES and WAR OF THE WORLDS) is attached to write the script with the idea being to take the premise of a globe-spanning supertrain that holds the last of humanity...
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Tilda Swinton to reteam with her Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho

SNOWPIERCER was one of my favorite films from 2014, so I'm more than a little excited that star Tilda Swinton is making plans to reteam with director Bong Joon-ho . While at the Busan Film Festival to promote Luca Guadagnino 's A BIGGER SPLASH, Swinton said “I’m already planning more adventures with Bong Joon-ho . He is a great master like...
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Tilda Swinton teases what a prequel to Snowpiercer might be like

Taking place in a dystopian future where a train seems to carry the last traces of human life, SNOWPIERCER proved to be one of the strongest vehicles (so to speak) for Chris Evans , and one of the greatest films of the year. The movie also gave the wonderful Tilda Swinton a great character to chew on in the form of Mason. I'm not going to spoil the film for you if you haven't...
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Top 10 Must See Korean Films (Video Edition)

SNOWPIERCER hits theaters today and is instantly a must see film for fans of scifi, action, and just all around solid movies. Since the film is in English, many may not realize it is actually a South Korean film and the latest in a long line of solid movies from the Asian country. Over the last two decades, South Korea has been in a film renaissance that has yielded some of the best films...
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Review: Snowpiercer

PLOT: In the not-too-distant future, the last survivors of a cataclysmic new ice age ride a powerful locomotive known as the Snowpiercer. While the rich and powerful enjoy luxurious lives at the head of the train, the poor and bedraggled toward the rear plan a game-changing revolution. REVIEW: If this movie doesn't kick butt at the box office, I give up. Not that a...
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First official US trailer for Snowpiercer is here!

Bong Joon-Ho's (THE HOST, MOTHER) latest film, SNOWPIERCER, has gone through quite the journey to make its way to our theaters. Early on, there was talk of the movie being cut down to a more "manageable" time. Fortunately, the director won that battle , but at the cost of a limited release. Earlier this month we got a look at a great red-band trailer for SNOWPIERCER, but now we...
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Crazy New Red Band Trailer For Snowpiercer Starring Chris Evans

This is going to be good… If you're not sold on director Joon-ho Bong 's SNOWPIERCER yet, you should watch this red band trailer. The story goes that a new ice age caused by a failed experiment to stop global warming has killed virtually all life on the planet. Now, the sole survivors live on a train called Snowpiercer and struggle with the class system...
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Bong Joon-Ho's Snowpiercer will be released uncut, but in a limited capacity

Director Bong Joon-Ho's SNOWPIERCER has had a timultuous ride to the theaters, which is metaphoric given the film's storyline. The film was bought by Harvey Weinstein in 2012 "on the basis of script and some sample footage" and decided to have the film cut down after seeing the finished cut, which ran just over 2.5 hours. Naturally, this caused quite a stir and...
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New international trailer featuring new footage for Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer

A new Japanese trailer for SNOWPIERCER has been released, featuring some previously unseen footage. The latest film from director Bong Joon-ho (MOTHER, THE HOST, MEMORIES OF MURDER) stars Chris Evans , Tilda Swinton , Song Kang-Ho, Jamie Bell , John Hurt , Ed Harris , and Octavia Spencer , and unfortunately it still doesn't have a U.S. release date. Hopefully the Weinsteins...
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Bong Joon-ho confirms cuts for the U.S. release of Snowpiercer; sources say he's "furious"

Back in August we learned The Weinstein Company might be cutting almost twenty minutes from SNOWPIERCER for its U.S. release, but there hasn't been any news since. Some were hopeful that the company and director Bong Joon-ho could work something out with the film, however it does look like there will be cuts and Joon-ho is not pleased about it. SNOWPIERCER was shown at the...
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