The series, which is based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette, was first realized as a film back in 2013, directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Chris Evans, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Octavia Spencer, and Tilda Swinton.

Jennifer Connelly in TBS version of Snowpiercer

In the new TV version, the world is led by Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind, Requiem for a Dream). series will debut on TBS in the spring of 2020.

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Synopsis: Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation.


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