- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Monday, 05 December 2022 17:46
Bong Joon Ho's (PARASITE, SNOWPIERCER) MICKEY 17, the adaptation of Edward Ashton's sci-fi novel, 'Mickey7' starring Robert Pattinson will arrive in theaters on March 29, 2024. Warner Bros. shared the first look with a short clip featuring Pattinson.
MICKEY 17 also stars Steven Yeun, Mark Ruffalo, Toni Colette and Naomi Acki.
The novel revolves around an "expendable," a disposable employee that regenerates with a new body but with the same memories. The "expendable" played by Pattinson is on a human expedition to colonize the ice world of Niflheim.
The film is currently in production. The Oscar-winning filmmaker writes, produces and directs MICKEY 17.
Burbank, CA, December 5, 2022 – Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that the next feature film from Oscar-winning writer/director/producer Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite,” “Snowpiercer”) will release in theaters around the world March 29, 2024. The film, “Mickey 17,” is currently in production and is directed, produced and scripted by the filmmaker; it is based on the novel entitled Mickey 7 by Edward Ashton.
Pattinson (“The Batman”) stars in the title role, alongside Oscar nominee Steven Yeun (“Minari,” “The Walking Dead”), Naomi Ackie (“I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker”), with Oscar nominee Toni Collette (“Hereditary,” “The Sixth Sense”), and Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo (the “Avengers” films, “Spotlight”).
The film is produced by Plan B Entertainment, Dooho Choi of Kate Street Picture Company, and Bong Joon Ho under his Offscreen, Inc. banner. The behind-the-camera creative team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Darius Khondji (“Okja,” “Evita”), Oscar-nominated production designer Fiona Crombie (“The Favourite,” “Cruella”), Oscar-nominated editor Jinmo Yang (“Parasite”), costume designer Catherine George (“Okja,” “Snowpiercer”) and visual effects supervisor Dan Glass (“The Matrix” franchise). The music is by composer Jae-il Jung (“Parasite,” “Squid Game”).
“Mickey 17” will be released worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.