Seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a perpetually-moving train that circles the globe, where class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out.
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Daveed Diggs ...  Andre Layton 21 episodes, 2020-2021
Iddo Goldberg ...  Bennett Knox 21 episodes, 2020-2021
Mickey Sumner ...  Bess Till 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Alison Wright ...  Ruth Wardell 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Lena Hall ...  Miss Audrey 19 episodes, 2020-2021
Sheila Vand ...  Zarah Ferami 18 episodes, 2020-2021
Annalise Basso ...  LJ Folger 18 episodes, 2020-2021
Jennifer Connelly ...  Melanie Cavill 16 episodes, 2020-2021
Miranda Edwards ...  Lights 16 episodes, 2020-2021
Mike O'Malley ...  Sam Roche 15 episodes, 2020-2021
Roberto Urbina ...  Javier de La Torre 15 episodes, 2020-2021
Katie McGuinness ...  Josie Wellstead 15 episodes, 2020-2021
Karin Konoval ...  Dr. Pelton 15 episodes, 2020-2021
Sam Otto ...  John Osweiller 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Aaron Glenane ...  The Last Australian 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Emma Oliver ...  Winnie 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Rowan Blanchard ...  Alexandra Cavill 12 episodes, 2020-2021
Sean Bean ...  Joseph Wilford 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Kwasi Thomas ...  Z-Wreck 12 episodes, 2020-2021
Steven Ogg ...  Pike 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Renee Victor ...  Mama Grandé 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Kurt Ostlund ...  Strong Boy 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Brent Stait ...  Jakes Carter / ... 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Susan Park ...  Jinju Seong 10 episodes, 2020
RJ Fetherstonhaugh ...  Jackboot Clifford 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Ian Collins ...  Tristan 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Manoj Sood ...  Rajiv Sharma 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Fiona Vroom ...  Ms. Gillies / ... 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Andrea Ware ...  Jackboot Tyson / ... 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Jaylin Fletcher ...  Miles 9 episodes, 2020-2021
Timothy V. Murphy ...  Commander Grey 9 episodes, 2020-2021
Aleks Paunovic ...  Breachman Boscovic 9 episodes, 2020-2021
Chelsea Harris ...  Sykes 9 episodes, 2021
Michel Issa Rubio ...  Santiago 9 episodes, 2020
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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. Written by TNTDrama

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The agriculture section is in third class, spanning around 150 carriages. See more »

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Don't Take It Literally ... Enjoy the Ride. bad casting on Daveed.

For those stating that the premise of a train wrapping around the globe that has to keep running is too unrealistic - that is correct. Though it's a great metaphor for how our class based elitist society is part of a never ending circle that, given the right circumstances , could entirely collapse at any moment.

So no, train like this isn't possible. But that's not the point. Watch the story unfold and if need be pay attention to everything else and let the train part fall to the background. Either way, it's an interesting story and the acting is well done. The scenery is amazingly well thought out , and for a pilot episode they did decent job knocking it out of the park.

I wasn't the biggest fan of the film- but I'm quite interested to see how they do with this. So far, so good.

WARNING - you do need an imagination to watch this show. So if you take everything too literally you won't enjoy it.

The only unbearable part of this show is daveed Diggs- he doesn't sell the part very well at all. The show would be much better without him as a centrepiece: it's a shame they couldn't find Idris or someone a bit more captivating in their acting - Diggs is lacklustre at best and he's outshined by every other character , even the background ones.


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17 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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