The first look at Robert Pattinson and Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Mickey 17’ has been revealed as the film sets 2024 release date.
The film titled Mickey 17 by the Oscar winning director behind Parasite, Bong Joon Ho, will be released on March 29, 2024.
Other than Robert Pattinson, the film also stars Steven Yeun, Naomi Ackie, Toni Collette and Mark Ruffalo.
The Warner Bros. film is reported to be currently in production , with Bong penning the script based on the book Mickey 7 by Edward Ashton.
The sci-fi story adapted from Edward Ashton’s novel, centers on a man known as an expendable on a mission to colonize a distant planet. Each colony features one crew member who takes on the most dangerous jobs on the mission — jobs that will assuredly to their deaths.
However, their memories are backed up and they are restored to cloned bodies when they die. In the novel, Mickey 7 — the 7th version of this crew member — is left for dead on a mission, but survives. When he returns to base, he discovers that Mickey 8, a clone of himself, has already been created.
It would be an interesting watch as South Korean film director, producer and screenwriter, Bong’s previous film Parasite, became the first non-English langauge film to win best picture at the Oscars, with Bong Joon Ho winning best director.