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WATCH: Blood and Pain Abound in New, NSFW Red Band Trailer for Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer'

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! May 9, 2014 at 1:42PM

A new Red Band trailer has dropped for Korean director Bong Joon-ho's dystopian sci-fi entry "Snowpiercer," which finally hits theaters on June 27 via RADiUS-TWC.
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Chris Evans in "Snowpiercer"
Chris Evans in "Snowpiercer"

A new Red Band trailer has dropped for Korean director Bong Joon-ho's dystopian sci-fi entry "Snowpiercer," which finally hits theaters on June 27 via RADiUS-TWC.

"Snowpiercer" is set in a futuristic Ice Age where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, the 1% run what's left of the world: a single train with no destination called The Snowpiercer. Its inhabitants are class-segregated. In one of the last cars, the lower-class passengers stage a coup, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride.

This much-tussled-over film, premiering in North America on June 11 at the Los Angeles Film Festival, was a huge hit in South Korea and has met enthusiastic response from critics. The sprawling cast is headed by Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer and Tilda Swinton, whose voice glides over all in this violent new trailer, below.

Check out eight character posters for the film here; our review of the international, pre-Harvey Scissorhands cut is here.

This article is related to: Snowpiercer, Joon-ho Bong, Joon-ho Bong, Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Video, Trailers


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