TNT has given an early renewal to its sci-fi series Snowpiercer for a third season.
The news comes just a few days before the premiere of the show’s second season, leaving it as TNT’s only scripted series after cancelling Animal Kingdom and Claws. The first season of Snowpiercer received wide acclaim and became the #1 new drama of 2020. It is based on the 2013 film from Parasite director Bong Joon-ho.
At the end of season one, the survivors of the revolution are trying to pick up the pieces and maintain a fragile peace amongst the now merged classes with Layton emerging as the train’s leader. Discovering Mr. Wilford is alive and headed their way on a rival train, Melanie risks going outside to prevent him from invading Snowpiercer. While she’s out there, it’s revealed that Alexandra, Melanie’s daughter, who she thought had died, is alive and has become Wilford’s dedicated protegee. In season two, an entirely new power struggle emerges, causing a dangerous rift as people are divided between their loyalty to Layton and to Mr. Wilford, who has a new train, new technology and a game plan that keeps everyone guessing. While Layton battles Wilford for the soul of Snowpiercer, Melanie leads the charge on a shocking new discovery that could change the fate of humanity.
Snowpiercer season two will premiere on January 25th and features a cast that includes Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Sean Bean, Rowan Blanchard, Iddo Goldberg, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Katie McGuinness, Lena Hall, Annalise Basso, Roberto Urbina, Sam Otto, Sheila Vand and Steven Ogg.
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