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NEW SERIES: SNOWPIERCER With Daveed Diggs & Jennifer Connelly to Start Filming August 20th in Vancouver

Fight your way to the front.

TNT ‘s Snowpiercer series is expected to start filming a little later than earlier reported under new showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who replaces Josh Friedman.

Filming dates: August 20th to December 22nd.

Inspired by Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic 2013 thriller with Chris Evans, the 10-episode series takes place seven years after a post-apocalyptic Ice Age aboard a perpetual moving train, which holds the remnants of humanity.

Snowpiercer film:

Cast: Daveed Diggs, Jennifer Connelly, Benjamin Haigh, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner.

Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Daveed Diggs (Hamilton) co-star in the series.

Daveed Diggs is at the tail end and  becomes a reluctant participant in a mystery that rocks the train’s status quo.

Benjamin Haigh is Fergus Connell who lives at the back of train in poverty, along with Layton Well (Diggs).

Alison Wright (The Americans) is at the front end.

Mickey Sumner is brakeman Bess Till, part of the train’s security force.

Jennifer Connelly is Melanie Cavill at the front, working as the Voice of the Train and lives in first-class.

Scott Derrickson (who helmed Doctor Strange) directed the pilot which filmed in Vancouver last Fall.

The sets from the pilot are still standing in Maple Ridge.

Source: Deadline: Hollywood. BC Production List.

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