ByAlisha Grauso, writer at Creators.co
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Alisha Grauso

I think we can all agree that one of the most hotly-anticipated movies of 2013 is Snowpiercer, the English-language debut of South Korean director .

The futuristic sci-fi flick follows a group of inhabitants aboard the Snowpiercer, a high-tech train powered by a perpetual-motion engine that travels around an empty world. The inhabitants are the only life left on the planet after a failed experiment to stop global warming creates an Ice Age that kills off all life as we know it.

The movie just got its first set of character posters (because every movie needs character posters now), and let's just say things are looking bleak. And grimy. Looks like there's no soap in the future:

Snowpiercer stars , , , , , , , and a handful of notable names. No word yet on when the gritty sci-fi flick is hitting theaters, though we know it will be this year. Hit the [[follow]] button and we'll keep you updated. I, for one, can't wait.

Can you?