Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton Star in First Trailer For Snowpiercer

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The first trailer has premiered for director Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer, the sci-fi thriller based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette.

Starring Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer and Ed Harris, the South Korean filmmaker’s English-language debut is set in 2013,

is set in a post-apocalyptic future where a failed attempt to stop global warming plunged the planet into a new ice age. The only survivors are crammed onto Snowpiercer, a massive train that travels around the globe, powered by a perpetual-motion engine. Over time a class system has evolved, with the elites living in the front of the train, and the poor forced to remain in the back. But a revolution occurs when some of the poor, fed up with the miserable conditions, attempt to take control of the engine.

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  • batGRRRl4ever

    So it’s a more claustrophobic small scale version of Damon’s Elysium flick coming out. I’ll watch it when it comes on TBS or FX, but not in the theater.