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Two More Take ‘The Host’ Director’s Train ‘Snow Piercer’

Tilda Swinton (We Need to Talk About Kevin) and Jamie Bell (Retreat, The Adventures of Tintin) are in talks to join Chris Evans in the indie Snow Piercer from The Host helmer Bong Joon-ho, reports Variety.

Joon-ho also wrote the script with Park Chan-wook, director of the original Korean cult classic Oldboy, producing. “Set in a world covered in snow and ice, the story follows a train full of travelers who struggle to co-exist.

The film will also reunite Joon-ho with his The Host and Memories Of Murder star Song Kang-ho (pictured above), who also starred in Chan-wook’s Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Lady Vengeance and J.S.A.: Joint Security Area.

Chan-wook is producing through Moho Films. Production is expected to start in March, though no distribution is yet in place.

Chan-wook just wrapped production on his domestic directorial debut Stoker with Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode. Tilda Swinton