Snowpiercer (2020– )
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First, the Weather Changed 

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A grisly murder stokes the class division of Snowpiercer; Melanie deputizes a dangerous rebel to help solve the killing - Andre Layton, the world's only surviving homicide detective.


James Hawes


Josh Friedman (developed by), Graeme Manson (developed by) | 11 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Connelly ... Melanie Cavill
Daveed Diggs ... Andre Layton
Mickey Sumner ... Bess Till
Alison Wright ... Ruth Wardell
Iddo Goldberg ... Bennett Knox
Susan Park ... Jinju Seong
Katie McGuinness ... Josie Wellstead
Sam Otto ... John Osweiller
Sheila Vand ... Zarah Ferami
Mike O'Malley ... Sam Roche
Annalise Basso ... LJ Folger
Jaylin Fletcher ... Miles
Mark Margolis ... Old Ivan
Steven Ogg ... Pike
Happy Anderson ... Dr. Henry Klimpt


Snowpiercer, the Great Ark Train, has kept the last remnants of humanity alive for almost seven years. A rigid class system maintains order, with First Class holding power over workers, while a condemned Prison Class struggles to survive in the Tail. Now, a grisly murder is stoking class division, so Melanie Cavill, the powerful head of hospitality, deputizes a dangerous rebel to help solve the killing - Andre Layton, the world's only surviving homicide detective. Written by brahamdali

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Sinister (2012) and Doctor Strange (2016) director Scott Derrickson was originally attached to direct the pilot, based on a script by Josh Friedman of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008-09). Both parties ended up exiting the series following orders for significant reshoots. See more »


[first lines]
Andre Layton: [narrating] First the weather changed. The deniers knew why, but they still doomed us with their lies. War even made the Earth even hotter. Her ice melted, and all her species crashed. So, the men of science tried to cool the Earth, to reverse the damage they had sown. But instead, they froze her to the core.
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Je Fais Le Mort
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User Reviews

Not bad at all
10 June 2020 | by natarajSee all my reviews

I watched this without having seen the film or anything. Clean slate.

Suspension of disbelief: is it realistic, a train with 1001 cars? An ecosystem contained within the train? Humans divided into classes?

Hm sounds more realistic the more I think about it.

But watching this first episode is much better witout critical thinking. It is great drama. And action

Yes, I like it.

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