Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a 1001 car, 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 and graphic novel series of the same name. The show stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs.
The television series is based on the graphic novel series and film from Academy Award winner Bong Joon Ho and premieres May 17.
With Snowpiercer coming to television on May 17, Titan Comics has put together the official Snowpiercer universe timeline. The aid pieces together the original comic series, the prequel comic series, the movie, and the upcoming television show.
Timed for the television show, Titan is releasing the graphic novels in new softcover editions.
The television series stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs in this adaptation on class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival playing out amongst the remnants of humanity – who inhabit a perpetually moving train with 1001 cars that circles the globe. It’s based on the graphic novel series and film from Oscar Winner Bong Joon Ho.
Check out the timeline and some previews of each series.
SNOWPIERCER THE PREQUEL: EXTINCTION
Written by Matz Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette 9781785868832, HC, $19.99 On sale now
The Snowpiercer saga continues with this brand new story by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz. Set before the extinction event that caused the new ice age in which the Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, witness the terrifying events that led to the need for and creation of the eponymous train.
Written by Jacques Lob Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette 9781787734425, SC, $14.99 On sale 6/2/2020
On a future, frozen Earth, a train that never stops circumnavigates the globe. On board: all of humanity that we could save from the great disaster that wrapped the planet in ice. At the front of the train, the survivors live in comfort and luxury – at the rear, their lives are worse than cattle, trapped in the squalid dark. When one of the occupants of the tail breaks through into the main train – all hell follows in his wake!
Written by Benjamin Legrand Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette 9781787734432, SC, $19.99 On sale 6/30/2020
It has long been thought that Snowpiercer was the last bastion of human civilization… but there is another train. Coursing through the endless, wintry night, its occupants live in a constant state of terror that they will collide with the train that went before… From this second train emerges a small group of the passengers who are willing to risk their lives in the deadly cold to explore what’s left of our world.
August 2020 will see the Snowpiercer saga continue with Snowpiercer: The Prequel Part 2: Apocalypse HC – the second chapter of Titan’s new prequel trilogy by original artist Jean-Marc Rochette and Eisner nominated writer, Matz.
SNOWPIERCER: THE PREQUEL PART 2: APOCALYPSE
Written by Matz Illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette 9781787730328, HC, $19.99 On sale 8/25/2020
After the extinction event that caused the new ice age, the train Snowpiercer travels perpetually around the globe, with the last survivors of humanity learning to come to terms with their new reality.
The highly anticipated television adaptation Snowpiercer gets a second trailer. In it, we see the class warfare and fight for survival to come.
Oscar-winner Jennifer Connelly and Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs star in this adaptation on class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival playing out amongst the remnants of humanity – who inhabit a perpetually moving train with 1001 cars that circles the globe.
This television adaptation is based on the graphic novel series and film from Oscar Winner Bong Joon Ho and premieres May 17.
The original graphic novels were written by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, Olivier Bouquet, and Alexis Nolent with art by Jean-Marc Rochette. The series was created by Lob and Rochette.
Originally published in 1982 by Casterman, the graphic novels received an English translation in 2014 and was published by Titan Comics.
TBS is bringing its highly anticipated sci-fi thrillerSnowpiercer to San Diego for Comic-Con International 2019. On Saturday, July 20, TBS will present a panel featuring stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Lena Hall, Steven 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 Moderator: Entertainment 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 Hawes; Matthew O’Connor; Scott Derrickson, and the original film’s producers Bong Joon Ho, Miky Lee, Tae-sung Jeong, Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun and Dooho Choi.
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