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Doughty Plays In The Snow Before He Directs His First Movie

March 29, 2012

Kenny Doughty is joining the cast of the post-apocalyptic thriller “Snow Piercer” says Variety.

The film is an adaptation of a French comic “Le Transperceneige and is set in a future when an Ice Age has killed off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snow Piercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. A class system evolves on the train but a revolution bubbles up.

Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton Jamie Bell recent Oscar winner Octavia Spencer Ewen Bremner and Kang Ho also star.

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” writer Kelly Masterson rewrote the film

The Host” director Joon-ho Bong will call action on the pic and wrote the initial script with the original “Oldboy” director Chan-wook Park, the latter will also produce with Dooho Choi 

Filming starts in two weeks time.

Doughty is also set to make his feature directorial debut on British revenge thriller Vengeance Waits which shoots in September.

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