In the wake of requiring almost two years to sort out his next project following his Oscar clear in 2020 with Parasite, chief Bong Joon Ho hopes to have tracked down his next film and is taking a specific Caped Crusader curious to see what happens. Sources tell Deadline that Bong is in converses with compose and coordinate an untitled film in view of Edward Ashton’s forthcoming novel Mickey7 for Warner Bros, and that The Batman star Robert Pattinson is in converses with star. Bong will likewise deliver the untitled film for his creation organization Offscreen close by Dooho Choi for Kate Street Picture Company and Plan B.
The book will be distributed in the main quarter of 2022 by St. Martin, a Macmillan engrave. While the film will be roused by the novel, sources say that given Bong’s previous encounters with transformations, his rendition may eventually might be not the same as the book’s. The clever’s story follows, Mickey7, is an Expendable: a dispensable worker on a human endeavor shipped off colonize the ice world Niflheim. At whatever point there’s a mission that is too hazardous even self-destructive the group goes to Mickey. After one cycle bites the dust, another body is recovered with the majority of his recollections unblemished. After six passings, Mickey7 comprehends the terms of his arrangement… and why it was the main frontier position unfilled when he took it. Peter Dodd is supervising for the studio.
Following Parasite’s scope of the Oscars including a Best Director and Best Picture triumph, Bong has taken as much time as is needed in sorting out his subsequent stages. Towards the finish of 2021, he was introduced the original copy for the unpublished book by Ashton, which quickly drew his advantage. The Oscar victor turned out to be inexactly joined to the undertaking before the end of last year and preceding the occasion break met with a portion of the town’s most encouraging stars as each A-lister in their 30s was pursuing the job. It wasn’t some time before Bong and executives were dazzled with Pattinson following his gathering and felt he was ideally suited for the job, with a proposition going out just before the new year.
The Warner Bros highlight denotes Bong’s second arrangement with WarnerMedia lately following a HBO restricted series in light of Parasite in progress with Bong leader creating close by Adam McKay.
With respect to Pattinson, this would stamp his first film he has endorsed onto since completing creation on the expected The Batman. Warner Bros has as of now shown the amount it intends to remain in business with him by as of late marking him to a first-look bargain. The Batman bows on March 4.
Bong and Pattinson are both repped by WME. Pattinson likewise being repped by 3 Arts, Curtis Brown Group and lawyer Robert Offer and Bong is additionally overseen by Jerome Duboz.