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Okja

release date 06/28/17
type
Movie
Genre
Action ,
Adventure ,
Drama
release date 06/28/17
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June 16, 2016 at 10:23 PM EDT

Giancarlo Esposito is cooking up a role in Netflix’s Okja.

EW can confirm that the Breaking Bad veteran is joining the latest film from Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-Ho. The project, which will be in English and Korean, tells the story of a young girl who takes on a corporation in hopes of saving her best friend — an enormous animal named Okja.

Esposito will costar as the right-hand man to the head of the corporation, who is played by Tilda Swinton. Rounding out the cast are Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun, and Seo-Hyeun Ahn.

The role in Okja keeps Esposito in the fold at Netflix where he stars in the streaming platform’s upcoming original series The Get Down.

Okja will be released worldwide on Netflix and in theaters in 2017.

Netflix denied to comment on the casting.

type
Movie
Genre
Action,
Adventure,
Drama
release date
06/28/17
runtime
118 minutes
director
Joon-ho Bong
Cast
Seo-Hyun Ahn
Studio
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