Filming has officially begun in the UK for Bong Joon-Ho's newest science fiction film, according to a recent report from KFTV. The untitled film, based on Edward Ashton's novel Mickey7 which was published in February, will star Robert Pattinson in the lead role.
The movie pairs Bong Joon Ho with Robert Pattinson, Steven Yeun, Toni Collette, Mark Ruffalo, and Naomi Ackie, and it’s based on Edward Ashton’s novel “Mickey7,” published by Macmillan in February 2022. Per the publisher’s synopsis, Pattinson plays “an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world Niflheim.” Pattinson was last flung into space by director Claire Denis for the A24 sci-fi film “High Life.”
The title has yet to be officially announced, and Steven Yeun only just joined the cast in early July. Bong Joon Ho is writing the script, working with producers Dooho Choi, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner.
Bong pens the script for the upcoming film, and produces under his Offscreen banner with Kate Street Pictures' Dooho Choi co-producing alongside Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner from Plan B. With filming for the project still underway.