TNT's 'Snowpiercer' Reveals New Footage at New York Comic Con (VIDEO)

Emily Hannemann

After a series of network changes, showrunner changes and director changes, it seems Snowpiercer is moving full steam ahead at TNT rather than TBS—and the show released a unique, atmospheric first look at New York Comic Con.

Based off the graphic novel (which inspired a 2013 movie adaptation), the post-apocalyptic Snowpiercer takes place aboard a 1001-car train that insulates the wealthy from the deathly frozen landscape outside, and the differences between the have and the have-nots spawn a host of political and social class drama. The footage pays homage to the show’s source material, playing out largely in artistic sketches with some live-action clips at the end.


TNT’s synopsis states: “Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the acclaimed movie and graphic novel series of the same name.”

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The series stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Sheila Vand, Steven Ogg, with EP and showrunner Graeme Manson.

Snowpiercer, Spring 2020, TNT