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SDCC 2019: Snowpiercer Heads to the show with a Panel and First Look

Snowpiercer Vol. 1 The Escape

TBS is bringing its highly anticipated sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer to San Diego for Comic-Con International 2019. On Saturday, July 20, TBS will present a panel featuring stars Jennifer ConnellyDaveed DiggsAlison WrightMickey SumnerLena HallSteven Ogg and executive producer and showrunner Graeme Manson in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront. The session will include an exclusive first look at the series premiere, which will debut in Spring of 2020 on TBS.

Set more than 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 play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the acclaimed movie of the same name. The series was renewed for season two prior to the season one premiere.

Panelists: Stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven Ogg and executive producer and showrunner Graeme Manson
ModeratorEntertainment Weekly’s Clark Collis
Date: Saturday, July 20, 3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Location: Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom
Other attendees: Executive producers Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements of Tomorrow Studios

Snowpiercer is produced by Tomorrow Studios (a joint venture between Marty Adelstein and ITV Studios), along with CJ Entertainment, who produced the original film. The series is executive produced by Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements; showrunner Graeme Manson, who wrote the first episode; director James HawesMatthew O’ConnorScott Derrickson, and the original film’s producers Bong Joon HoMiky LeeTae-sung JeongPark Chan-wookLee Tae-hun and Dooho Choi.

Around the Tubes: Bathhouse Libraries, Kirby, and Snowpiercer

Yesterday was new comic book day! What’d folks get? What’d you enjoy? What’d you dislike? Around off in the comments below! Here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

The Japan Times – Gifu bathhouse-turned-library showcasing 20000 used comic books a hit among locals – A very interesting story.

ICv2 – Marvel Adds Tenth Issue to ‘Secret Empire’ – Anyone surprised?

The Beat – DC announces Jack Kirby tribute one-shots for August – Awesome to see a publisher celebrate the King!

AV Club – Daveed Diggs to star in TNT’s Snowpiercer pilot – Hells yes, but AV Club, Snowpiercer was a graphic novel first.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews

The Beat – Batman #23

Newsarama – Deadpool: Bad Blood

Newsarama – Secret Empire #2

The Outhousers – Wayfarer #1

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