The new Snowpiercer teaser sets the release date of the TNT series
TNT has announced the official release date for the long development Snowpiercer series, which will be directed by Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly in her first major television project after 20 years since she starred in Fox & # 39; s $ Treet in 2000. The dystopian thriller adaptation will make its debut on May 31. The announcement also came with the launch of a teaser promotion, with new images from the series that you can see below along with the new poster.
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TNT is new Snowpiercer The series will return fans of the 2013 Bong Joon-ho movie to the desolate future, where Earth has become an almost uninhabitable tundra and much of the human population has been relegated to a constantly moving locomotive.
While the film starred Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt and Ed Harris, the series will star Jennifer ConnellyLabyrinth, Helmet), Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting, Hamilton) and Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha, Made in the United States) They will be joined by Susan Park, Benjamin Haigh, Sasha Frolova, Katie McGuinness, Sam Otto, Alison Wright, Annalize Basso, Sheila Vand, Roberto Urbina, Lena Hall and Rowan Blanchard.
The series was originally picked up by TNT in 2015 with a two-season order and after years of development and delays it finally premiered sometime next year on the network before WarnerMedia revealed that it would move to TBS focused on the comedy of New in May. And now, in another plot twist, the network is moving the series once again, except that instead of any of the remaining networks it has not yet landed on, it will return to TNT.
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Strange doctor Director Scott Derrickson was responsible for co-directing the first episode of Snowpiercer with James Hawes, who previously worked at TNT The alienist with Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, until he left due to creative differences with Orphan BlackGraeme Manson, who assumed the position of showrunner in February 2018.
The series adaptation is being produced by Tomorrow Studios and CJ Entertainment. Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios will be executive producers along with Derrickson, James Hawes, Matthew O & # 39; Connor, Miky Lee, Jeong Tae-sung, Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun and Choi Dooho.