'Snowpiercer' News & Updates: TNT Orders Pilot For The TV Adaptation Of The Film

By R. K. Gilos - 23 Nov '16 04:50AM

"snowpiercer", the 2013 film by director Bong Joon-ho, is now in the works to have its TV adaptation. TNT has submitted a pilot request for the science fiction thriller film from producer Josh Friedman.

The film is set seven years after the future Earth has turned into a frozen wasteland, and the remainders of mankind occupy a massive, ceaselessly moving train that circles the globe where issues of rivalry, social unfairness and the governmental issues of survival are addressed.

"Snowpiercer" Executive Vice President of original programming for TNT,Sarah Aubrey, has said that this is a movie that has one of the "most original concepts". She adds that TNT and Tomorrow Studios will keep on looking for ways to come up with shows that will make the world see what happens when "humanity is pushed to the extreme".

For now, the underlying details of the series are still scrappy however encouraging. Bong has marked on as a producer, close by other 'Snowpiercer' makers, including 'The Handmaiden and Oldboy' director Park Chan-wook. Josh Friedman, maker of 'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles', will write the pilot and serve as showrunner.

The most concerning issue with 'Snowpiercer' film was an unsuitable ending that brought the insubordination plot up short for no unmistakable reason, stopping the activity for long and blustery conversations. On the off chance that 'Snowpiercer' series takes either delete the film and retold the story, or will do a reversal to the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob where Bong's film was based, it can possibly develop the same entangled emotional pressure without misusing it in light of a medium's opportunity limitations.

Still, it's difficult to envision what a 'Snowpiercer' TV series would resemble, nevertheless a TV program's length, and its episodic structure could let writers jump profound into the faction system in a way that appears to be self-evident, and baldly symbolic. 

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