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Tonight: “Snowpiercer” Season 2 On TNT (1/25/2021)

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In keeping true with the featuring of more Science Fiction and Horror themed programming here on the PiercingMetal website, we have been following the TNT Original Series “Snowpiercer”. Now it’s been a few weeks since the trailer for the second season was released so you might want to click HERE before you continue. It will warm you up to the series a little more in the event that you’re new and you are going to need that since the second season premieres its first episode tonight on the network. As is my practice, I am sharing the premise, ensemble casting and some editorial rumblings. Enjoy.

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The Premise: Snowpiercer is set in 2021, seven years after the world becomes a frozen wasteland, and follows the remnants of humanity who took shelter on a perpetually moving luxury train built by billionaire Wilford, consisting of 1001 carriages that circles the globe 2.7 times per year. The constant motion of the train provides energy and prevents the passengers from freezing as well. Since the catastrophe, the train’s population has become rigidly separated by class, caught up in a revolutionary struggle against the strictly imposed social hierarchy and unbalanced allocation of limited resources. The show explores issues of class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival. (c/o Wiki)

The Cast and Characters:
Jennifer Connelly as Melanie Cavill
Daveed Diggs as Andre Layton
Mickey Sumner as Bess Till
Alison Wright as Ruth Wardell
Lena Hall as Miss Audrey
Iddo Goldberg as Bennett Knox
Susan Park as Jinju Seong
Katie McGuinness as Josie Wellstead
Sam Otto as John “Oz” Osweiller
Sheila Vand as Zarah Ferami
Roberto Urbina as Javier “Javi” de la Torre
Mike O’Malley as Sam Roche
Annalise Basso as Lilah “LJ” Folger Jr.
Jaylin Fletcher as Miles
Steven Ogg as Pike
Rowan Blanchard as Alexandra “Alex” Cavill
Sean Bean as Mr. Wilford
Aaron Glenane as the Last Australian
Karin Konoval as Dr. Pelton
Aleks Paunovic as Bojan “Boki” Boscovic
Happy Anderson as Dr. Henry Klimpt
Brent Stait as Jakes Carter
Shaun Toub as Terence
Fiona Vroom as Mary-Elizabeth Gillies
Tom Lipinski as Kevin McMahon
Damian Young as Mr. Headwood
Sakina Jaffrey as Mrs. Headwood
Chelsea Harris as Sykes
Andre Tricoteux as Icy Bob
Ellie Harvie as The Notary
Jane McGregor as Astrid

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I am pretty sure that I mentioned along the way that I had enjoyed this shows debut season and I was surprised at this since I didn’t even see the original source film. Sure this is a different take on it but the larger premise was the same. Not sure how I missed it but I guess as the pandemic seems to be continuing, I will get a lot more television and movies under my best. I am curious to see where this heads and I have enjoyed a large bit of the cast so my DVR is already set since I don’t want to miss anything. What about you readers? Will you be tuning in to TNT for the second season? Chime in down below in the comments and I will see you next time. Please be safe out there, we still have a ways to go with this terrible scourge and I want all of our readers to be okay.

Official Series Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowpiercer_(TV_series)

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