Bong Joon Ho’s next movie “Mickey 17” postponed its release in Hollywood. For what reason? Then read on to know.
‘Mickey 17’ Postpones March Release to Enhance Production
According to various reports on January 10, it was announced that Director Bong Joon Ho’s new film “Mickey 17,” which is counting for March release, has canceled its Hollywood release.
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It has been said that famous American entertainment media such as Variety confirmed that Warner Bros has decided to postpone the release date of the award-winning director’s work. In addition to the reports, Warner Bros decided that it needed more time to complete “Mickey 17” due to Hollywood’s strike happening in 2023.
Many international fans and film enthusiasts are already excited to see Bong Joon Ho’s next masterpiece. Ahead of its possible premiere, “Mickey 17” is already attracting attention as it marks Bong Joon Ho’s first film following the success of “Parasite” in 2019.
Even though the postponement was announced, the release date of the film itself has no specific date yet and viewers might have to wait a little longer.
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“Mickey 17” is based on the novel published in 2022 by Edward Ashton. The sci-fi thriller movie will star Hollywood stars Robert Pattinson, Steven Yuen, Tonic Collete, Naomi Ackie, and Mark Ruffalo.
It is set in the future and narrates the story of The Expendables, a disposable employee of a human exploration team sent to dominate an ice planet.
Previously, the production team already gave the viewers a sneak peek of the much-awaited movie through a cryptic teaser in which the expendable woke up in a chamber.
Bong Joon Ho’s Filmography & Achievements
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Bong Joon-ho, Lee Sun-kyun and other casts of “Parasite”
Thanks to his natural talent in filmmaking and storytelling, Bong Joon Ho has carved his name in the film industry, giving pride to his fellow Koreans. Since “Parasite,” the director has been receiving multiple collaborations all across the globe.
“Parasite” opened a lot of opportunities for him and other actors outside Korea. Some of the major titles that Bong Joon Ho and “Parasite” received through the years are Academy Awards for Best Picture, Palme d’Or, Academy Award for Best Directing, Academy Award for Best International Feature Film, Academy Award for Writing, Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and more.
Since Bong Joon Ho is now one of the most influential and legendary filmmakers in South Korea, expectations are high for his next and other upcoming works.
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