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Snowpiercer 

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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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Series cast summary:
Jennifer Connelly ...  Melanie Cavill 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Daveed Diggs ...  Andre Layton 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Mickey Sumner ...  Bess Till 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Alison Wright ...  Ruth Wardell 20 episodes, 2020-2021
Sheila Vand ...  Zarah Ferami 19 episodes, 2020-2021
Iddo Goldberg ...  Bennett Knox 19 episodes, 2020-2021
Lena Hall ...  Miss Audrey 19 episodes, 2020-2021
Aaron Glenane ...  The Last Australian 16 episodes, 2020-2021
Karin Konoval ...  Dr. Pelton 15 episodes, 2020-2021
Kwasi Thomas ...  Z-Wreck 14 episodes, 2020-2021
Annalise Basso ...  LJ Folger 13 episodes, 2020-2021
Mike O'Malley ...  Roche 13 episodes, 2020-2021
Sam Otto ...  John Osweiller 12 episodes, 2020-2021
Emma Oliver ...  Winnie 12 episodes, 2020-2021
Sean Bean ...  Mr. Wilford 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Susan Park ...  Jinju Seong 10 episodes, 2020
Jonathan Walker ...  Big John 10 episodes, 2020
Miranda Edwards ...  Lights 10 episodes, 2020
Michel Issa Rubio ...  Santiago 10 episodes, 2020
Manoj Sood ...  Rajiv Sharma 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Ian Collins ...  Tristan 10 episodes, 2020-2021
Katie McGuinness ...  Josie Wellstead 9 episodes, 2020
Happy Anderson ...  Dr. Henry Klimpt 9 episodes, 2020
Aleks Paunovic ...  Breachman Boscovic 9 episodes, 2020-2021

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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 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 »

Goofs

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 »

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Not a Bad Show - dystopian intrigue that leaves you thinking
9 June 2020 | by chrisstinebSee all my reviews

Don't be misled by the reviews. This show is interesting and leaves you wanting to know more about the setting. Is it an award winner - no. Is it entertaining and suspenseful - yes. Does the intrigue make you want to keep watching - absolutely. I read the user reviews before watching but decided to give it a shot regardless of the low ratings because I was I intrigued by the concept. I haven't watched the movie nor have I read the source material. I've now watched 4 episodes and I'm hooked. To enjoy this show you first need to accept that the premise is unrealistic. What it does accomplish is a very interesting analogy of classism. Many people seem to dislike the police procedural plot. I enjoyed it and I think it succeeds as being a plot device to give the audience a tour of the train from the perspective of someone in the lowest class, while showing the massive injustices between the haves and the have nots. Give Snowpiercer a chance if you enjoy dystopian genres and you aren't too picky about technical realism but want something that will make you think about the ugliness of wealth privilege.


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