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Bong's Snow Piercer underway

Bong's Snow Piercer underway

By Patrick Frater

Sun, 13 May 2012, 09:00 AM (HKT)

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Cast additions continue for Snowpiercer 설국열차 (2013), the English-language debut of South Korean director BONG Joon-ho 봉준호 | 奉俊昊.

Dutch actress Emma Levie was this week announced as joining SONG Gang-ho 송강호 | 宋康昊, Ewan Bremner, Octavia SPENCER, John HURT, Chris EVANS, Tilda SWINTON, Jamie BELL and Kenny Doughty.

Main production got underway last week in the Czech Republic, where it will be largely housed in the Barrandov Studios. Some preliminary shooting took place in March near the Hintertux Glacier in Austria.

The film is produced by Moho Films 모호필름 and Opus Pictures Co Ltd 오퍼스픽쳐스 of South Korea with the Czech Republic's Stillking Films.

The film is an adaptation of a French graphic novel Le Transperceneige (pictured) about a group of travellers on a train who are the last survivors of a new ice age.

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