TV Adaptation Of South Korea’s Futuristic Film “Snowpiercer” To Board On Netflix

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Dystopian action thriller Snowpiercer is set for global release via Netflix!

Starring Jennifer Connely and Daveed Diggs, the critically acclaimed 2013 South Korean English language film by Bong Joon Ho takes the small screen platform in 2019.


Netflix will premiere the series co-produced by Tomorrow Studios and Studio T to its members globally outside of the U.S. and China.

Snowpiercer depicts the story of the remnants of humanity, who inhabit an enormous, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe.

Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in the riveting television adaptation. The series will be set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland.


Snowpiercer TV series will star Alison Wright (The Accountant), Mickey Sumner (American Made), Katie McGuinness (Dirty Filthy Love), Susan Park (Ghostbusters), Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee Lena Hall (All My Children), Annalise Basso (Bedtime Stories), Sam Otto (Jellyfish), Sheila Vand (Argo), Roberto Urbina (Narcos) and Sasha Frolova (The Interestings).

The original film’s Bong Joon Ho, Park Chan Wook, Lee Tae Hun and Dooho Choi will join award-winning writer and producer Graeme Manson (Orphan Black) as showrunners along with Scott Derrickson (Doctor Strange) and Matthew O’Connor (Continuum).

James Hawes will serve as director and co-executive producer with Manson.

The series will debut on TNT in the U.S.