Animated short prequel for Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer

An animated prequel short for The Host director Bong Joon-ho’s English language debut Snowpiercer has been released. This short sets up the events that lead to the world getting a whole lot colder..

The film is set in a new ice age caused by a failed experiment to stop global warming that killed virtually all life on the planet.  Onboard a train called Snowpiercer the surviving few struggle for supremacy and to stay alive.

The film stars Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner, Octavia Spencer, Kang-ho Song, and Ko Asung.

Snowpiercer is due out later this year with no official release date set as of yet.