‘Snowpiercer’: If You Loved Bong Joon-ho’s Movie, The TV Series Is For You
Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has had a big year. His 2019 dark comedy thriller Parasite was nominated for over 300 awards, winning almost 200 of them, including Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Picture.
"Snowpiercer" was Bong's English-language debut. It premiered in 2014 and starred Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Song Kang-ho, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt, Ed Harris, and Ko Ah-sung as some of the last remnants of humankind who have taken refuge on a massive high-speed train that constantly circles the globe and has saved hundreds of people from the climate change apocalypse happening outside.
The film, based on a graphic novel of the same name, has earned almost $90 million worldwide and has a 94 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. And if you are a fan of his work, there's a new TV series that will be right up your alley.