“The Walking Dead” Star Steven Yeun Joins Tilda Swinton And Jake Gyllenhaal In Bong Joon-Ho’s “Okja”

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The Walking Dead’s has joined the cast of ’s , the sequel to 2013’s Snowpiercer. Yeun joins a cast anchored by , , , and . The script is from Bong and Frank screenwriter Jon Ronson.

Okja follows Mija, a young girl who must risk everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja. Mija will be played by . The film will be shot in South Korea, Canada and the U.S., in English and Korean.

Netflix will produce alongside ’s and . The film is eyeing a theatrical release date in the first half of 2017.

Yeun recently signed on to star in the action thriller Mayhem from director Joe Lynch.

Yeun is repped by and Gotham/Principal.

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