The third season of snowdrops The TV series aired tonight and production has just started for the fourth season. Actors Clark Gregg and Michael Aronov have joined the cast of the TNT drama while Paul Zbyszewski will take over as showrunner. The show has been renewed for a fourth season as production on the third season ended in July 2021.
A series of post-apocalyptic sci-fi thrillers, snowdrops stars Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, Sean Bean, Rowan Blanchard, Alison Wright, Mickey Sumner, Iddo Goldberg, Katie McGuinness, Lena Hall, Archie Panjabi, Annalize Basso, Sam Otto, Roberto Urbina, Sheila Vand, Mike O’Malley, Chelsea Harris , and Steven Ogg. Set over seven years after the world became a frozen wasteland, the series focuses on the remnants of humanity inhabiting an ever-moving train, Snowpiercer, which circles the globe with hundreds of cars. In season two, Layton (Diggs) and Ruth (Wright) were banished to Big Alice’s compost car and they plotted to take over Snowpiercer. With help from Javier (Urbina) and Alexandra (Blanchard), Layton and Ruth made it back to the train and rallied their supporters. Josie (McGuiness) destroyed the Aquarium car, separating Snowpiercer’s head from the remaining 1,023 cars. The third season picked up with Layton and his entourage commanding a small 10-car “pirate train” in search of Melanie (Connelly) and a possible hot spot to restart civilization. Back on Snowpiercer, Mr. Wilford (Bean) consolidates his power while waiting for Layton to return..
Here is TNT’s press release on season four:
TNT’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED DRAMA SERIES “SNOWPIERCER” STARTS PRODUCTION ON ITS FOURTH SEASON
CLARK GREGG AND TONY® AWARD WINNER MICHAEL ARONOV JOINS CASTLINE WITH PAUL ZBYSZEWSKI AS SHOWRUNNER
THE EXCITING SEASON THREE FINALE AIRS TONIGHT AT 9 PM. ET/PT ON TNT
LOS ANGELES (March 28, 2022) – Production begins today in Vancouver, Canada on the fourth season of TNT’s cable television series, “Snowpiercer.” Produced by Tomorrow Studios, season four adds new cast members Clark Gregg (“Agents of SHIELD,” “The Avengers,” “Thor”) and Tony® Award winner Michael Aronov (“The Drop,” “The Americans,” “Operation Finale”), and new showrunner and executive producer, Emmy® nominee Paul Zbyszewski (“Lost,” “Agents of SHIELD,” “Helstrom”).
“We’ve been blessed with an abundance of riches in building the world of Snowpiercer – from the incredible cast and crew, to the loyal fan base, and the building blocks offered by the film and graphic novel. Tonight’s finale is the culmination of multiple storylines, with unexpected twists around every corner, and leading into an exciting fourth season with Paul’s vision and creative storytelling continuing the show’s incredible momentum,” said executive producers Graeme Manson and Aubrey Nealon.
In episode 9 of season 3, Layton (Daveed Diggs), Ben (Iddo Goldberg), Josie (Katie McGuinness), Alex (Rowan Blanchard) and Javi (Roberto Urbina) unite to save Melanie (Jennifer Connelly). Relieved to find her alive, she is brought back aboard the train safely, resulting in an explosive party on the train. The celebration is cut short, however, when Melanie exposes Layton for misleading passengers by offering hope of finding a viable existence in New Eden. Alliances are tested in the action-packed finale of the third season, which airs tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.
“I am so grateful to everyone at TNT and Tomorrow Studios for letting me join the captivating world of Snowpiercer that Graeme and Aubrey have so beautifully designed and built. We have an exciting fourth season planned, and I can’t wait. to be on set with such an incredible cast and crew as we continue to explore new worlds, create new mysteries, and develop character relationships,” Zbyszewski added.
“The success of ‘Snowpiercer’ has always been due to the dedicated and innovative storytellers at the helm, and the incredible talent in front of and behind the camera,” said Sam Linsky and Adrienne O’Riain, co-heads of original programming scripted. for TBS, DTT and truTV. “We are so excited for what Paul has in store for next season and are thrilled to welcome our newest cast members.”
“Graeme and Aubrey have masterfully brought the exciting world and unique characters of ‘Snowpiercer’ to life, and we couldn’t be more grateful for their contributions,” said Founder/CEO Marty Adelstein and Partner/President Becky Clements of Tomorrow. Studios. “We’re thrilled for fans to see Paul take the complex journey of ‘Snowpiercer’ even further with Christoph continuing in his role as executive producer, especially as Clark and Michael join our incredibly talented cast.”
The fourth season of “Snowpiercer” will be produced by Tomorrow Studios’ Paul Zbyszewski, Christoph Schrewe, Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements, Matthew O’Connor, Ben Rosenblatt and Scott Derrickson, and the producers of the original, Oscar®-winning film, Bong Joon Ho, Miky Lee, Jinnie Choi, Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun and Dooho Choi. The show is produced by Tomorrow Studios, along with CJ Entertainment. ITV Studios handles international distribution.
About Tomorrow Studios
Tomorrow Studios, a partnership with ITV Studios, develops and produces compelling scripted television series featuring top talent for global audiences. Led by CEO/Founder Marty Adelstein and President/Partner Becky Clements, the leading production company has garnered critical and popular acclaim for its network, cable and streaming series including “Snowpiercer”; “Physical,” with Emmy® nominee Rose Byrne (Apple TV+); “Let The Right One In” with Demián Bichir (Showtime); and the critically acclaimed adult animation series “10 Year Old Tom” (HBO Max), written by Steve Dildarian, produced by their animation label JV Work Friends. Adelstein and Clements are also executive producers of “Hanna” (Amazon). Previous credits include “Cowboy Bebop” (NETFLIX), “Last Man Standing” (FOX), “Good Behavior” (TNT), and “Aquarius” (NBC). Website: https://www.tomorrow-studio.com/.
TNT, a WarnerMedia brand, is watched by more people than any other cable network and known for its large, forward-leaning television that gives viewers the best seat in the house for electrifying stories, dynamic characters and exciting events. TNT is home to some of TV’s most popular original series including ‘Snowpiercer’, ‘Animal Kingdom’ and big budget movies. TNT’s lineup also includes premium unscripted series, including the docuseries “Rich & Shameless”, “Rhodes to the Top” and “Shaq Life”. TNT also features prime-time specials and sports coverage, including Inside the NBA, the NHL, NBA and NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championships and the All Elite Wrestling Pro Wrestling League. (AEW), who exploded onto the scene with “AEW: Rampage” and the “Battle of the Belts” AEW specials. Website: www.tntdrama.com
What do you think? Have you watched the third season of snowdrops on DTT? Are you looking forward to season 4?