This New OKJA Teaser Is Exceptionally Weird

In which Tilda Swinton speaks out on behalf of pigs with night terrors.

You read the headline, so you're already expecting the teaser trailer below - for Bong Joon-Ho's Okja - to be weird. Allow me to assure you that you're greatly underestimating how weird things are about to get. 

That's Tilda Swinton as Lucy Mirando, the fictional head of Okja's Mirando Corporation (fictional, yes, but with a verified Twitter account). Given that the logline in Okja is "A girl risks everything to save a massive animal from a multi-national company," I think it's safe to assume that this Lucy Mirando character is not as invested in the wellfare of her company's animal test subjects as this video would have you believe. 

Netflix has been playing things pretty close to the vest on Okja. We know it's got a stellar cast (in addition to Swinton, you've also got Giancarlo Esposito, Lily Collins, Paul Dano and the great Jake Gyllenhaal), we know it's going to involve a gigantic pig-monster, and we know to be excited about it because Bong Joon-Ho's directing it, and that dude's work is always worth paying attention to.

Quite frankly, this is all we need to know. But we'll definitely watch a few more of these weird-ass commercials if Netflix keeps churning 'em out. 

Okja arrives on Netflix on June 28th. You guys gonna show up for it or what?

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