Though the film is still winding its way through post production the reel of footage displayed at the American Film Market was enough to convince The Weinstein Company to move quickly on The Host
director Bong Joon-ho's English language debut, Snow Piercer
Based on French graphic novel Le Transperceneige
, Bong's film - which boasts Oldboy director Park Chan-wook as a producer - is set in a future Ice Age with the remnants of civilization on board a train traveling the globe. Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Song Kang-ho, John Hurt, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer and Ed Harris are among the passengers.
The Weinstein Company have acquired distribution rights for North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa with a summer 2013 release date being eyed.
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