Fresh off her SAG win for best supporting actress, ‘The Help’s’ Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of ‘Snow Piercer’, the popular sci-fi indie project being directed by Bong Joon-Ho. Spencer plays a passenger on the train who joins the revolt in order to save her son. Chris Evans, John Hurt and Tilda Swinton have also been casted.
‘Snow Piercer’, which Joon-Ho co-scripted, takes place in the future where, after a failed attempt to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the ‘Snow Piercer’, a train that goes around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. | Full Story