Steven Yeun is reuniting with Okja director and Oscar-winning filmmaker Bong Joon Ho for his next film based on Edward Ashton‘s sci-fi novel Mickey7.
The Warner Bros. film also features Naomi Ackie, Toni Collette, Robert Pattinson, and Mark Ruffalo. According to publisher St. Martin Press, the story is a cerebral thriller that is a cross between The Martian and Dark Matter.” It follows an “expendable” — a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world Niflheim — who refuses to let his replacement clone, dubbed Mickey8, take his place.
The official plot for the film has not been revealed but according to the girls over at the trades, Bong will write and direct the film which will adhere to the source material.
Director Bong is set to also produce the yet-to-be-titled film through his company Offscreen. Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner of Plan B and Dooho Choi of Kate Street Pictures will also produce.. Peter Dodd will oversee on behalf of Warner Bros.