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Mickey 17 Coming to Theaters in March 2024

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Mickey 17, the next feature film from Oscar-winning writer, director, and producer Bong Joon Ho (Parasite, Snowpiercer), will release in theaters around the world March 29, 2024. You can watch the announcement by scrolling down.

The film is currently in production and is directed, produced and scripted by the filmmaker. It is based on the novel entitled Mickey7 by Edward Ashton (buy at Amazon). The follow up to Mickey7 is titled Antimatter Blues.

Mickey 17 Coming to Theaters in March 2024

Robert Pattinson (The Batman) stars in the title role, alongside Oscar nominee Steven Yeun (Minari, The Walking Dead), and Naomi Ackie (I Wanna Dance with Somebody, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker).

Also starring are Oscar nominee Toni Collette (Hereditary, The Sixth Sense) and Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo (the Avengers films, Spotlight).

Mickey 17

The film is produced by Plan B Entertainment, Dooho Choi of Kate Street Picture Company, and Bong Joon Ho under his Offscreen, Inc. banner.

The behind-the-camera creative team includes Oscar-nominated director of photography Darius Khondji (Okja, Evita), Oscar-nominated production designer Fiona Crombie (The Favourite, Cruella), and Oscar-nominated editor Jinmo Yang (Parasite).

Also on board are costume designer Catherine George (Okja, Snowpiercer) and visual effects supervisor Dan Glass (The Matrix franchise). The music is by composer Jae-il Jung (Parasite, Squid Game).

Mickey 17 will be released worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. The book Mickey7 is officially described as follows:

Robert Pattinson in The Batman (2022)

“The Martian meets Dark Matter in Edward Ashton’s high concept science fiction thriller, in which Mickey7, an “expendable,” refuses to let his replacement clone Mickey8 take his place.

“Dying isn’t any fun…but at least it’s a living.

“Mickey7 is an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world Niflheim. Whenever there’s a mission that’s too dangerous — even suicidal — the crew turns to Mickey.

“After one iteration dies, a new body is regenerated with most of his memories intact. After six deaths, Mickey7 understands the terms of his deal… and why it was the only colonial position unfilled when he took it.

Robert Pattinson in The Batman (2022)

“On a fairly routine scouting mission, Mickey7 goes missing and is presumed dead. By the time he returns to the colony base, surprisingly helped back by native life, Mickey7’s fate has been sealed.

“There’s a new clone, Mickey8, reporting for Expendable duties. The idea of duplicate Expendables is universally loathed, and if caught, they will likely be thrown into the recycler for protein.

Robert Pattinson in The Batman (2022)

“Mickey7 must keep his double a secret from the rest of the colony. Meanwhile, life on Niflheim is getting worse. The atmosphere is unsuitable for humans, food is in short supply, and terraforming is going poorly.

“The native species are growing curious about their new neighbors, and that curiosity has Commander Marshall very afraid. Ultimately, the survival of both lifeforms will come down to Mickey7. That is, if he can just keep from dying for good.”