Okay, But Who’s Going to Give Us That Beautiful, Beardy CapAss? Snowpiercer, the Series Is Coming

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Apropos of these ever darkening days, news that Bong Joon Ho’s first English language film is coming to television is both exciting and thought-provoking. After all, with the new — I can’t even say it — administration nearly upon us, class-separated anarchy and a frozen landscape can’t be far off.

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Among the merits of such news:  Josh Friedman (Terminator:  The Sarah Connor Chronicles, War of the Worlds) will be showrunner, and Bong and Chan-wook Park (The Handmaiden, Oldboy, Stoker) will executive produce the series.

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The bummer is that since the film’s actors are all huge movie actors and the show will air on TNT, we have about, oh … zero shot of getting any of the film’s glorious cast on board. So, probably none of this:

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Don’t much mind skipping the Bell-spit, but no this …

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is so disappointing.

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Still, there’s abundant room and a perfect niche in the dystopian TV worldview that houses Westworld, The Walking Dead, Humans, and The LeftoversSnowpiercer can slide right in and use the opportunity to grab up a similar audience. All they need is the right …

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… cast.

There are a whole slew of great HBO actors about to be freed up soon. Just sayin’.

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Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis has been writing about the entertainment industry for ​over seven years, and is the ​Editor-in-Chief at Oohlo, where she muses over television, movies, and pop culture. Previous Senior News Editor at Pajiba, and published at BUST.

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