Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting television adaptation.
Did You Know?
The original pilot, directed by Scott Derrickson and written by Josh Friedman, was never released and only a few shots from it were used in the series. Thirteen of the actors in the original pilot continued on into the series, but several were recast as different characters. See more
The train is 1001 cars long and based on the size of the cars, it must be at least 30 km from the engine to "the Tail". Still, people move effortlessly between sections of the train that must be tens of kilometers apart, by foot, in what appears to be minutes. See more