Teaser Symbol  Supplies 1st Glance at Bong Joon-ho's Next Film

Teaser Symbol Supplies 1st Glance at Bong Joon-ho's Next Film

A teaser symbol of Bong Joon-ho's upcoming movie "Okja" used to be released by ability of U.S. video-streaming supplier Netflix on Tuesday. The picturecapabilities Tilda Swinton and Giancarlo Esposito on location in New York.

Netflix is making an investment US$50 million into the Korean director's film, which is being co-produced by Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment.

The film follows a tale of a little lady named Mija, who dangersthe entirety to save you a multi-national corporate from kidnapping her best possible friend named Okja -- a massive, genetically changed pig.

Most main points are unknown, yet Tilda Swinton is reportedly gambling a double role in the film, which also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Lily Collins.

"Okja is giant but sort and docile", Bong stated in an interview. "Okja and Mija's fantastic, adventurous adventure breaking during the monstrous international will fascinate viewers".

The film may be released in 2017 on Netflix and also in a limited theatrical run in the U.S.

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Jung Joon Young drops the primary teaser symbol for comeback

Jung Joon Young drops the primary teaser symbol for comeback

Jung Joon Young drops the primary teaser symbol for comeback Feb 16, 2016 05:00

Jung Joon Young has released the 1st teaser picture for his comeback next week.

The teaser deemed in monotone appearing a man's hand keeping two other women' hands, triggering interest of many people.

This might be his first comeback after 1 year and 8 months since mini album 'TEENAGER'. The song will be a rock ballad whilst the MV used to beacknowledged to finished its filming in Hong Kong.

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Jung Joon Young releases teaser symbol for solo comeback!

Jung Joon Young releases teaser symbol for solo comeback!

Eclectic singer Jung Joon Younghas released a teaser symbol for his solo comeback!

Instead of as JJY Band, the singer will make his first solo comeback in a year and 8 months since his first mini album 'TEENAGER'.The comeback name is reported to be a Rock Ballad, and filming for the MV currently wrapped up in Hong Kong!

Catch Jung Joon Young's new single, February 24th!

2016. 02. 24 PM 12:00 (KST) Release#정준영 #Jungjoonyoung #컴백 #Comeback #티저 #Teaser pic.twitter.com/U0TWgKIoi6

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Nighy And Tilda Swinton To Star In Bong Joon Ho's New Film

Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Nighy And Tilda Swinton To Star In Bong Joon Ho's New Film

Tilda Swinton and Bong Joon Ho (Photo : Getty Images)

Director Bong Joon Ho is lining up the cast for his new film "Okja." So far the potential candidates include a few international stars but no Korean actors.

According to the American entertainment publication Variety, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Bill Nighy and Scottish actress Kelly MacDonald are in the running for roles in his film.

At the Busan International Film Festival, Swinton hinted that she would again work with Bong Joon Ho.

"I am already planning more adventures with Bong Joon Ho," she said at a press event. "He is a great master."

The Korean media outlet Star also reported Swinton"s excitement about the upcoming project.

"You won"t be disappointed," she said.

Swinton worked with Bong on the international post-apocalyptic film "Snowpiercer," which also starred Song Kang Ho, Go Seung Ah, Chris Evans, Jamie Bll, Octavia Spencer and John Hurt. The film told the story of a train hurtling through a world frozen by misfired attempts to stop global warming. The cruel hierarchy established within the train led the underprivileged to rebel against the privileged even though they risked dying in the frozen world outside. According to Variety, the film ultimately earned $59.8 million in Korea and $4.56 million in North America.

The Korean media outlet Korea Herald reported that "Okja" will be a monster movie similar to Bong Joon Ho"s previous hit the ecological horror film "The Host." The film, which starred Bae Doo Na, Song Kang Ho, Go Ah Seung and Park Hae Il, won several awards at the Blue Dragon Film Awards and Asian Film Awards.

"Okja" will be set in New York and Korea. And it will be bilingual.

The film"s budget will depend on casting and given the number of top tier celebritiescurrently in the running, it is likely to be a healthy budget.

Jake Gyllenhall starred in the films "Brokeback Mountain" and "The Prince of Persia." In 2015 he has roles in three films, "Accidental Love," "Southpaw" and Everest."

Tilda Swinton last appeared in the film "Grand Budapest Hotel" and this year can be seen in "Train Wreck." Paul Dano played Brian Wilson in the film "Love and Mercy." Bill Nighy appeared in the films "Love Actually" and was last seen in "The Second Best Marigold Hotel." Kelly MacDonald can be seen this year in the film "Special Correspondents."

The bilingual film is currently in pre-production with shooting scheduled to begin in April 2016. "Okja" is scheduled to hit theaters in mid 2017.

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Bong Joon Ho Will Film His Next Project In The U.S. And Korea

Bong Joon Ho Will Film His Next Project In The U.S. And Korea

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Bong Joon Ho, the director behind the ecological horror film "The Host" and the internationally acclaimed science fiction film "Snowpiercer" is planning to set his next film at least partially in the U.S.

The director is currently in the U.S. He was invited by the Jacob Burns Film center in Pleasantville, New York to participate as an international fellow at center"s campus. The center, which is associated with several American film celebrities, offers programs in new media, documentary and fiction film production, screenwriting, and animation.

While in residence, Bong Joon Ho has taken part in question and answer sessions and interviews in conjunction with a retrospective of his work. During a recent interview with Twitchfilm, he talked about his next project, a film with the working title of "Okja."

The film will be set in New York and Korea. The film"s dialogue will be partially in English will but mostly be in Korean.

It would not be the writer-producer-director"s first time working with English dialogue.

His film "Snowpiercer" featured an international cast that included actors Tilda Swinton, Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Ed Harris and Go Seung Ah. The film focused on a future in which the world was frozen and a microcosm of society survived in a train that hurtled through the wasteland. Social order on the train was also frozen in place, with cruel rules that benefited the haves more than the have-nots. The dialogue for that film was mostly in English.

According to the Korean Film Council, Bong Joon Ho would not say more about his upcoming film project except that he already completed the first draft of the screenplay. Bong Joon Ho is also an acclaimed screenwriter. He wrote the screenplays for all his films, from "Barking Dogs Never Bite" to Park Yoo Chun"s award-winning first film "Sea Fog." He also produced "Sea Fog" but he did not direct it.

The director did say that the budget for "Okja" would fall between that of "The Host" and "Snowpiercer" so it would be somewhere between $11and $40 million. Both films earned more than $80 million.

Bong said that in the future he would focus on directing and that he envisioned taking on smaller projects. Besides his feature films, he also worked on seven short films and wrote screenplays for a few others. He acted in two short films and had cameos in three more films.

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Bong Joon-ho Joins Jury for Berlin Film Festival

Bong Joon-ho Joins Jury for Berlin Film Festival

Director Bong Joon-ho has been named as a member of the jury for the Berlin International Film Festival that will open on Feb. 5.Bong joins "Rush" actor Daniel Bruhl, "Hannibal" producer Martha De Laurentiis, "The Milk of Sorrow" director Claudia Llosa, French actress Audrey Tautou and "Mad Men" producer Matthew Weiner on the jury, which will be presided over by renowned U.S. director Darren Aronofsky.

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Bong Joon-ho on panel for film fest

Bong Joon-ho on panel for film fest

Famous Korean director Bong Joon-ho of "Snowpiercer" (2013) was chosen as one of seven jury members for the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, the organizer said Tuesday local time. The film festival takes place next month from Feb. 5 to 15, and the panel will be led by U.S. director Darren Aronofsky. "Amelie" actress Audrey Tautou and "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner were also chosen as jury members. Bong will be the second Korean jury member to head to the Berlin International Film Festival, which is one of the world"s major film festivals.Actress Lee Young-ae was the first Korean jury member in 2006.The 46-year-old filmmaker made his debut in 1994 but became popular with the dark comedy "Barking Dogs Never Bite" (2000) and rose to stardom with the 2003 hit film "Memories of Murder", which was based on the true story of a serial killer in a small city in Korea. Since "Memories of Murder", Bong produced hits like "The Host" (2006) and became a trusted filmmaker who received rave reviews from both critics and audiences. In his recent project "Snowpiercer", he worked with famous actors Tilda Swinton and Chris Evans.BY SUNG SO-YOUNG

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'Snowpiercer' Director Bong Joon Ho Raids Criterion Collection's Film Closet

'Snowpiercer' Director Bong Joon Ho Raids Criterion Collection's Film Closet

(Photo : YouTube still) (Photo : YouTube still) Red hot South Korean director Bong Joon Ho, stopped by the New York City headquarters of The Criterion Collection recently and shared his thoughts on film as he grabbed an armful of Blu-rays from the revered film reissue company"s closet.

A top choice among film aficionados for its diverse array of top notch international selections, a Criterion Collection film crew recorded the "Snowpiercer director"s encounter in a video clip posted on the company"s Facebook page on Tuesday.

"I can"t believe I"m actually here," Bong said.

The first film the director picked up was the 1979 Roman Polanski film "Tess," starring Nastassja Kinski.

"In Korea, when I was in junior high, there were so many Nastassja Kinski fans," Bong said. "[The film is] based on Thomas Hardy"s "Tess." It was a big hit in Korea."

Bong also demonstrated his comprehensive knowledge of the work of legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.

"Of all the Kurosawa Shakespeare adaptations, ["Throne Of Blood"] is my favorite," he said, nabbing a Blu-ray of the film.

He also pointed to French director Marcel Camus"s 1959 film "Black Orpheus," known for its legendary bossa nova soundtrack by Luiz Bonfa and Antonio Carlos Jobim, as having a major influence on him as child.

"When I was young, I saw it on TV in Korea and it made a big impression on me," Bong said.

Though his "favorite" film may surprise some "Snowpiercer" fans.

"This is my favorite, Henri-Georges Clouzot"s masterpiece," Bong said, holding up a copy of the 1953 film "The Wages Of Fear."

With tastes spanning throughout decades and international borders, Bong also got a chance to replace some films he lost over the years, including another one on long term loan to another famous South Korean director.

""Medium Cool," I used to have this DVD a long time ago, but Park Chan Wook borrowed it," he said.

"He swiped it and never gave it back."

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Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" chosen for LA Film Festival

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Bong Joon-ho's movie "Snowpiercer" has been chosen to screen in the opening ceremony of the LA Film Festival.

"Snowpiercer" was presented on the Red Carpet on the 11th at the LA Regal Theater. Bong Joon-ho, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, Alison Pill and Ko Ah-seong were there.

Being held in Westwood Village, the LA Film Festival introduces up to 200 films from over 40 countries, including North American independent films, feature films, documentaries and short films.

The "Snowpiercer" was rated 17 and above by the Motion Picture Association of America and has to compete with Michael Bay's "Transformers: Age of Extinction" which comes out on the 25th of June.

However, "Snowpiercer" is the first Korean movie to be chosen for the LA Film Festival, and will announce the opening of the event, to be watched by movie fans all over the world.

Based on the cartoon by Jean Marc Rochette, "Snowpiercer" is a story that goes on in a train where the last survivors of a sudden ice age are held. The cast includes Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Ed Harris, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Ewan Bremner, Alison Pill, Ko Ah-seong and more.

Source : www.tvreport.co.kr/?c...

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Bong Joon Ho 'Snowpiercer' To Make Its U.S. Debut At LA Film Fest

Bong Joon Ho 'Snowpiercer' To Make Its U.S. Debut At LA Film Fest

"Snowpiercer" will kick off the LA Film Fest, while "Final Recipe" will screen at the Seattle International Film Festival. The highly anticipated sci-fi film “Snowpiercer” will make its U.S. debut at the 20th LA Film Fest as the focus film of the Opening Night Gala on June 11.Directed by Bong Joon Ho, “Snowpiercer” stars Korean actors Song Kang Ho and Go An Sung, alongside Hollywood actors Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, and Ed Harris.Bong Joon Ho received acclaim after directing “The Host” and “Memories of Mother”, while renown director Park Chan Wook is the producer “Snowpiercer."“Snowpiercer” is a post-apocalyptic tale of the journey of people who were fortunate enough to gain a spot on the Snowpiercer, a train which provides salvation from the harsh effects of a global warming experiment that went awry.

Although, the film has been delayed in its U.S. release, “Snowpiercer” was a blockbuster in Korea.“Snowpiercer” wasalso well-received by audiences in France and China.“Snowpiercer” delivers commentary on the effects of global warming and the way in which society adapts to worldwide crises.Truly reflecting a global story, “Snowpiercer” was filmed within the Czech Republic, France, South Korea, and the United States. The film includes English, Korean, Japanese, and French as spoken languages and will be screened with English subtitles.“Snowpiercer” will be released in U.S. theaters on June 27.

The Korean film “10 Minutes” will compete at LA Film Fest within the Narrative category. “10 Minutes” has been well-received within the film festival circuit, after debuting at the 2013 Busan International Film Festival.Directed by Lee Yong Seung,“10 Minutes” is a study of the unyielding work environment that is faced by Korean professionals. Rounding out Koreanfilms at LA Film Fest is the indie hit “Han Gong Ju”.“Han Gong Ju” is directed by Lee Su Jin and is included in the International Showcase of LA Film Fest.

LA Film Fest will be held from June 11 through June 19.

"Final Recipe" starring Super Junior"s Henry will screen at SIFF.

“Final Recipe” which was recently featured as the Closing Night film for the 2014 LAAsian Pacific Film Festival is included in the lineup for the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF).“Final Recipe” stars Super Junior-M"s Henry Lau as an aspiring chef who enters a high-stakes competition to save the restaurant of his ailing grandfather.Henry makes his acting debut by starring opposite actress Michelle Yeoh of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon."“Final Recipe” will screen on May 24, June 2, and June 4.

Other Korean films screening at the Seattle International Film Festival include “Dream of Iron”, “Intruders”, and“Our Sunhi."“Dream of Iron” is directed by Kelvin Kyung Kun Park and is an examination of the Hyundai shipyard in Ulsan.Beyond the machines contained in the shipyward, Kelvin Kyung Kun Park looks at the spirituality of industrialized man.“Intruders” is an absurdist film that is the Noh Young Seok follow up to “Daytime Drinking”.“Our Sunhi” stars veteran K-Drama actors Kang Sang Joong and Lee Sung Kyun alongside Jeong Yu Mi. “Our Sunhi” is a study in the dynamics of the tenuous relationship between a professor, his student, and her ex-boyfriend.

The 40th Seattle International Film Festival takes place from May 15 through June 8.

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