TNT has greenlit a series adaptation of director Bong Joon-ho's 2013 post-apocalyptic, sci-fi film epic Snowpiercer, the network announced on Wednesday. Science fiction is the ideal genre to examine issues of race, class, gender and natural resources with thought-provoking and exciting storytelling. "Snowpiercer will explore those relevant issues while embarking on a wild, action-filled ride".
Starring in front of camera to play new characters for the series are Jennifer Connelly of Spider-Man: Homecoming and A Beautiful Mind alongside Daveed Diggs (The Get Down and Ferdinand), Hiro Kanagawa (The Man in the High Castle, iZombie), Susan Park (Fresh Off the Boat), Alison Wright (The Americans, Feud) and Arnold Pinnock (Travellers), among others.
After a pilot episode directed by Scott Derrickson of Doctor Strange fame and written by Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), the series will follow - like the Chris Evans-led film - the survivors of a world-freezing apocalypse "who inhabit a huge, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe".
The hourlong drama pilot is a coproduction of Tomorrow Studios and Turner's Studio T, along with CJ Entertainment. It's on this train where all the intrigue will come from, offering commentary on social injustice, class warfare, and the like.
Despite being written in 1982, by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette, Snowpiercer was very relatable to modern day complications based on class, race and basic human nature.
"Given the exceptional global appeal of the original film, we have a tremendous obligation to ensure the TV adaptation is exceptional in scope and magnitude". In November 2016, we heard that Josh Friedman - who recently scripted the Avatar sequels - was attached as Snowpiercer's TV showrunner.
Despite the film's troubled route to United Kingdom cinema screens, we have a lot of love of for the Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton-starring comic book movie Snowpiercer here at Geek Towers. Bong and the film's Dooho Choi and Chan-wook Park will serve as executive producers alongside Tomorrow Studios' Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements.
No word yet on when we might see the show premiere.
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