The new year of TNT’s Snowpiercer Tv set series is back on the rails this week for a second round of non-stop journey aboard the great, futuristic choo-choo circling the ice-encrusted globe.
To honor the award-winning movie that encouraged it, Titan Books is announcing the summer publication of the formal companion book for Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer, one particular of the most celebrated sci-fi films of the 21st century. Today, SYFY WIRE is using the wrapper off the cover and offering up feedback by the book’s author, Simon Ward.
“This book contains anything any fan would want to know about Snowpiercer. With the outstanding, generous insight Bong Joon-ho gave me into his artistic system, this ebook serves as a mini film school that any aspiring director ought to study,” Ward tells SYFY WIRE.
In 2013, six several years ahead of his Oscar-profitable Parasite, Bong made his jolting English-language debut, Snowpiercer, tailored from the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.
Starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, the film’s apocalyptic eco-story is set in a future 17 years right after a unsuccessful experiment to halt global warming. An Ice Age kills off life on the planet besides for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a supertrain that loops around the globe powered by a sacred perpetual-motion motor. Conflict within the class method evolves on the doomsday teach as a violent revolution brews.
Snowpiercer: The Art and Producing of the Movie takes readers aboard the revolutionary locomotive and its string of humanity-carrying automobiles, making it possible for for a riveting at the rear of-the-scenes look at CJ ENM’s critically acclaimed movie in exhaustive detail. This premium companion book is packed with distinctive, never-seen set pictures, breathtaking artworks, thought sketches, costume and set patterns, and is accompanied by new interviews with the cast and crew.
Ward very first worked with Bong, producer Dooho Choi, and many of their collaborators on the making-of book for 2017’s Netflix film, Okja. Since then, they’d been waiting around for the chance to re-group and knew it had to be for Snowpiercer.
“Snowpiercer is just one of the most daring and impeccably crafted sci-fi films ever designed –– and the story of how it was established is just as fascinating as the film itself,” Ward says. “We have delved into everything: costumes, VFX, Director Bong’s popular storyboards. We experienced so considerably content that we had to increase the number of web pages in the book.”
“We have received stunning, detailed concept artwork and stunning established images that no one outside the house of the output has at any time witnessed before,” Ward states. “We have also conducted brand new interviews with Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, and so many extra. It evidently exhibits the high esteem that all people retains for this film and Director Bong, that every person was additional than joyful to communicate with me and share their recollections from a film that they manufactured so extended back.”
Snowpiercer: The Art And Generating Of The Film publishes in a deluxe hardback on Aug. 24, 2021.