Snowpiercer is an American post-apocalyptic dystopian thriller television drama series that premiered on TNT on May 17, 2020. It is based on both the 2013 South Korean–Czech film of the same name, directed by Bong Joon-ho, and the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, from which the film was adapted, by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.
The Snowpiercer TV series stars Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly as opposites in the class structure of the train.Diggs plays Layton Wells, a former homicide detective now living in the tail of ...
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May 17, 2020 · Created by Josh Friedman, Graeme Manson. With Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Mickey Sumner, Alison Wright. Seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a perpetually-moving train that circles the globe, where class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out.
May 10, 2020 · ‘Snowpiercer’ Review: TNT’s Goofy Series Is a Far Cry from Bong Joon Ho’s Vicious Film. Not the disaster its development indicated or a serialized distillation of the 2013 film ...
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Snowpiercer picks up seven years after the world becomes a frozen wasteland and follows the remnants of humanity who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. The show questions class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival.
In November 2015, Marty Adelstein's Tomorrow Studios optioned the rights to develop a television series based on the 2013 film Snowpiercer, which was adapted from the 1982 French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette. The film's director Bong Joon-ho was attached as an executive producer alongside Adelstein and Josh Friedman, with the latter also set to write. A year later in November 2016, the project was ordered to pilot along with backup scripts by TNT with Friedman to serve as showrunner. In May 2017, it was announced that Scott Derrickson would direct the pilot written by Friedman. The pilot was picked up to series in January 2018. Later that month, Friedman was removed from the project by TNT due to "creative differences" with the network. Graeme Mansonwas appointed to replace Friedman as showrunner the following month. That June, Derrickson refused to return for reshoots on the pilot due to creative disputes with Manson, exp...The series launched on Sunday May 17, 2020 at 9pm. It was previously planned to launch on Sunday May 31.The network was responding to the growing appetite for content as the majority of Americans are in lockdown.The second season of the show, halted production due to the Coronavirus pandemic.The show has had a long gestation.Follow Snowpiercer (TV Series) (@snowpiercertv) on InstagramFollow Snowpiercer (TV Series) (@SnowpiercerTV) on TwitterFollow Snowpiercer (TV Series) (@SnowpiercerTV) on Facebook↑ - ‘Snowpiercer’ To Air On TNT As Decision To Move Sci-Fi Drama To TBS Is Reversed↑ - ‘Snowpiercer’ Gets Another Launch Date As TNT Moves Forward Premiere Of Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Thriller↑ - ‘Snowpiercer’ Director Refuses To Return For Reshoots Over Showrunner’s “Radically Different Vision”↑ - James Hawes to Direct 'Snowpiercer' Pilot Reshoots for TNT (EXCLUSIVE)
May 19, 2020 · The newest Snowpiercer is based on both the 2013 feature film from director Bong Joon-ho and the original series of French graphic novels by Jacques Lob, Jean-Marc Rochette, and Benjamin Legrand ...
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Snowpiercer, the great ark train, circles a frozen earth keeping humanity's last survivors alive — until a murder onboard threatens the established order.
Nov 27, 2019 · The series sounds like it’ll be inspired by the actual tone and world of the original Snowpiercer story. And this shouldn’t be confused at all with the graphic novel prequel, Snowpiercer: Extinction, which takes place before the extinction event occurred.