Netflix’s Snowpiercer Goes Full Steam Ahead Later This Month

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho may have won an Oscar for his brilliant Parasite, but he has a lot of other amazing movies under his belt, including the underrated 2013 science-fiction dystopia film Snowpiercer based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige.

Now Netflix has made its own series adaptation of Snowpiercer, with Bong Joon-ho returning as executive producer.

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Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the series centres on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation.


It stars:

  • Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind)
  • Daveed Diggs (Hamilton, Black-ish)
  • Alison Wright (The Americans)
  • Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha, Battle of the Sexes)
  • Susan Park (Ghostbusters)
  • Iddo Goldberg (Peaky Blinders, The Zookeeper’s Wife)
  • Katie McGuinness (Dirty Filthy Love)
  • Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)
  • AnnaliseBasso (Bedtime Stories)
  • Sam Otto (Jellyfish)
  • Roberto Urbina (Narcos)
  • Sheila Vand (Argo)
  • Jaylin Fletcher (Saturday Church)

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Award-winning writer and producer Graeme Manson (Orphan Black) is the showrunner for Netflix’s Snowpiercer, which will premiere its first two episodes on 25 May 2020 before moving to a weekly schedule for its remaining eight episodes (for a total of ten episodes in its first season).

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In the meantime, check out the trailer below.


Author: Alleef Ashaari

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari

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