‘Snowpiercer’ Trailer: The Long-Awaited Sci-Fi Series Arrives In May

Real talk: I’m so sick of Snowpiercer promos at this point. The long-troubled series, based on Bong Joon-ho’s dystopian 2013 film, has been delayed frequently, lost numerous directors (including Scott Derrickson), and switched networks a couple of times. Now firmly set to air on TNT, they’ve since teased it to death. I can’t get through an episode of AEW Dynamite without a thousand commercials for it.

Complaint over. There’s a reason why TNT is pushing Snowpiercer so hard. The potential for greatness is clear, with stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs leading an epic story of class warfare on a train holding the last remnants of humanity after an apocalyptic climate disaster. Having Joon-ho’s name attached, after his Oscar wins for Parasite, doesn’t hurt, either. This could be great.

TNT will premiere Snowpiercer on May 17th.

SYNOPSIS: Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers 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.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.


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