TNT has ordered a pilot based the French comic series Snowpiercerby Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette, which was adapted into a successful film in 2013. Terminator: The Sara Connor Chronicles crator/producer Josh Friedman has been hired as showrunner.
“Snowpiercer has one of the most original concepts to hit the screen in the last decade, and it’s one that offers numerous opportunities for deeper exploration in a series format,” TNT's Sarah Aubrey told Deadline. “We look forward to expanding TNT’s relationship with Tomorrow Studios and their take on a world where humanity is pushed to the extreme.”
No production schedule or anticipated debut date was reported.