'Mickey7': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch Robert Pattinson film directed by Bong Joon-ho

'Mickey7': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch Robert Pattinson film directed by Bong Joon-ho
Latest buzz around the most awaited sci-fi thriller film ‘Mickey7’ starring Robert Pattinson (L) directed by Bong Joon-ho (R) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images and Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Netflix)

After wowing the global audiences with his superb storytelling and brilliant direction in 2019’s biggest hit film ‘Parasite,’ the Oscar-winning filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's upcoming sci-fi thriller film has been tentatively titled ‘Mickey7.’ It is based on the ‘Mickey7’ novel that was published by author Edward Ashton. This film stars Robert Pattinson in a leading role. Helmed by Bong Joon-ho, the ‘Mickey7’ screenplay has also been penned by him. The film is being produced by Bong Joon-ho, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, and Dooho Choi. The movie is being bankrolled by production companies Offscreen, Plan B Entertainment, and Kate Street Picture Company.

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When does ‘Mickey7’ release?

As of now, officially the makers haven’t yet revealed the release date of the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller film ‘Mickey7.’

How can I watch the film ‘Mickey7’?

The makers haven’t yet said anything about the release date, but whenever the date would be out, we predict it would be dropping globally in the theaters.

Who is acting in the film ‘Mickey7’?

The following star cast has been confirmed for this film.

Robert Pattinson as Mickey Barnes

The 36-year-old star is best-loved and globally prominent amongst fans and critics for his nuanced portrayal of Edward Cullen in the ‘Twilight’ franchise. This film franchise gave him much-needed recognition along with securing a place in the hearts of viewers across the globe. He has also delivered many critically acclaimed performances in other films like ‘Tenet,’ ‘Cosmopolis,’ ‘The Lost City of Z,’ ‘Good Time,’ ‘High Life,’ ‘The Lighthouse,’ ‘The King,’ ‘Waiting for the Barbarians,’ ‘The Devil all the Time,’ and ‘The Batman.’ After proving his versatility as an actor by essaying diverse roles, Pattinson is gearing up to come back as Mickey Barnes in the highly awaited sci-fi thriller film ‘Mickey7.’

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Robert Pattinson is set to make fans and audiences awestruck with his strong performance in the highly anticipated sci-fi thriller film 'Mickey7' (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

Besides Pattinson, ‘Mickey7’ also has an ensemble star cast comprising big names like Mark Ruffalo, Naomi Ackie, Steven Yeun, and Toni Collette.

What is the plot of the film ‘Mickey7’?

The plot of the film is about an "expendable" person who is sent on the most menacing, even suicidal jobs. When an expendable dies, a new body is regenerated with most of the memories intact. Essentially, Mickey7 is the seventh iteration of an expendable who is undergoing an existential identity crisis while trying to keep his successor's regeneration a secret and negotiating with the planet's native species on a dangerous trip to colonize a new ice world.”

What is the buzz around the ‘Mickey7’ film?

The film has officially started its filming and production schedule at the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, England on August 2, 2022. There’s no official release date for the film as of now but looking at the star cast for this one, we most definitely do know it's going to be another cinematic masterpiece from the Oscar-award-winning filmmaker Bong Joon Ho.


There’s no trailer or teaser for the film as of yet. Look out for this space to find out the trailer as soon as it's out. 

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