'Snowpiercer' Premiere Date Gets Bumped Up Due to COVID-19

The anticipated TV adaptation of Bong Joon-ho's film will arrive two weeks early

BY Brock ThiessenPublished Apr 2, 2020

Since we're all about to run out of new content, the much-anticipated TV adaptation of Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer is arriving sooner than expected.

TNT announced today that the originally scheduled premiere date of May 31 has been bumped up by two weeks to May 17.

"Snowpiercer is one of the most anticipated original series of 2020 and in this climate, viewers are craving thrilling, engaging, edge-of-your-seat content that speaks to them on a deeper level," said Brett Weitz, general manager for TNT, TBS and truTV, a statement. "It is extremely important that we continue with our promise to meet audiences where they are, and to that effect, we are moving up Snowpiercer's premiere so that fans can enjoy this futuristic series even earlier."

As previously reported, Snowpiercer stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs of the rap group .clipping. The series is being based on Bong's 2013 film, with the director also serving as executive producer for the upcoming series. Snowpiercer first arrived as a graphic novel.

Down below, you can watch the trailer for the show.

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