Steven Yeun signs on for Sci-Fi Project 'Okja'
The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun has joined the science fiction film Okja, which has an impressive cast that includes Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, and Lily Collins.
The film is about a young girl (played by Seohyun An) who becomes friends with and raises a pig named Okja. Okja is genetically manufactured, and grows to an enormous size as a result. When the company who made him takes him back, the girl is intent on finding him and bringing him home.
Taking on projects like this may well convince fans of The Walking Dead that Yeun is in serious trouble come the opening seconds of season 7. Bong Hoon-Ho, who directed Snowpiercer, isbehind hte project, which will be released on Netflix and begins shooting April 22.