TCA: TNT to Premiere 'Snowpiercer' in May

TNT will debut its post-apocalyptic sci-fi series Snowpiercer on May 31, the network announced during its Jan. 15 Television Critics Association press tour presentation. 

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train that circles the globe, according to TNT. 

Based on the critically acclaimed graphic novels, Snowpiercer stars Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Daveed Diggs.

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