Toni Collette and Mark Ruffalo Join Bong Joo Ho’s Next Movie – Deadline

except: Bong Joon Ho to follow up on his Oscar-winning movie parasite The group is totally earning, with sources telling Deadline that Tony Collette and Mark Ruffalo (whose deals are still in final negotiations), along with Naomi Aki, are joining Robert Pattinson in Warner Bros.’ next Bong movie. The untitled movie is based on the novel Mickey 7 by Edward Ashton.

Bong will write, direct and produce for his production company Offscreen, along with Dooho Choi of the Kate Street Picture Company, Dede Gardner of Plan B, and Jeremy Kleiner, as part of the latter’s overall deal with Warner Bros. The film remakes Bong and Choi with Brad Pitt’s plan B after their successful collaboration on the director’s 2017 film Okja.

The book was published in February by Saint Martin, an imprint of Macmillan. While the movie will be based on the novel, sources say that given Bong’s past experiences with adaptations, his version may ultimately be different from the novel. The novel’s story follows Mickey7, a consumer: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world of Niflheim. When there’s a very dangerous – and even suicidal – mission involved, the crew turns to Mickey. After one of the iterations dies, a new body regenerates with most of his memories still intact. After six deaths, Mickey 7 understands the terms of his deal… and why he was the only unfulfilled colonial position when he took it.

following parasite Sweeping Oscars including Best Director and Best Picture, Bong has taken his time figuring out his next steps. Towards the end of 2021, Ashton presented him with the manuscript for the unpublished book, which immediately caught his eye. The Oscar winner became loosely attached to the project late last year and before the holiday break he met some of the city’s most promising stars as an A-lister in their 30s was chasing the role. It wasn’t long before Bong and executives admired Pattinson after meeting him and felt he was perfect for the role, with a show coming up just before the New Year.

This project is Bong’s first since his 2019 South Korean masterpiece parasite It swept the globe to become a global cultural hotspot and broke box office records worldwide. The genre-defying film was honored with the Palme d’Or at Cannes, culminating in its historic night at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first non-English language film to win the Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director and Original. Screenplay and International Feature Film Award. Bong’s previous movies also include snow hole And the host.

The Warner Bros. photo feature represents. Bong’s second project with the discovery of Warner Bros. After a limited series based on parasite This is currently in the works on HBO, with Bong and Choi executive producing alongside Adam McKay and Kevin Messick. Vice President of Production Peter Dodd serves as Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros. Pictures.

The Ackie star was sky climbing after her breakout role in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. After this big break, she was handpicked Cliff Davis to star in Whitney Houston’s biography I wanna Dance With Somebodywhich is already starting to attract an early buzz as an awards season contender.

Colette recently gained a lot of likes for her role in the HBO Max Limited Series the stairs. On the film side, she co-starred with Bradley Cooper in Searchlight’s Nightmare alley.

Ruffalo was recently seen on a Netflix song Adam’s Project opposite Ryan Reynolds and is also scheduled to reprise his role as Bruce Banner in the Marvel movie She-Hulk: Advocate at law. He also has a role in Searchlight’s poor things Starring Emma Stone.

Ackie is represented by the CAA, Hamilton Hodell, Range Media Partners, and the Peikoff Mahan Law Office. Collette is represented by CAA, Finley Management, United Management and Jackoway Law. Ruffalo is represented by Lighthouse Management & Media, UTA, and Keith Klevan.

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