Less than a year after Snowpiercer Season 1 has ended with a great twist, the hit series is making its way back to our screens for another season. Snowpiercer Season 2 episode 1 release date is most certainly a hot topic among clamoring fans waiting for the new season. There will be some high-profile talent that is set to join the cast of the series.
The post-apocalyptic science fiction series was inspired by Bong Joon-ho's 2013 film with the same name, as well as the French graphic novel, Le Transperceneige which was the basis of the film. It was only minimally affected by the shutdowns caused by the pandemic, with Snowpiercer season 2 before the restrictions come into play,
Fans are now looking forward to a very action-packed second season very shortly. If the second season's trailer would be any basis, it looks the series will take up more plot points for the second installment.
Snowpiercer Season 2 Episode 1 Release Date and Time For Premiere
The Snowpiercer Season 2 episode 1 release date is set for January 25, 2021. The first episode of the series will be released on January 25, 2021, on TNT. Subsequently, the first episode will drop on Netflix, on January 26, 2021, at 8 am GMT.
This means that the new episodes airing on TNT on Mondays and Netflix on Tuesdays. This is quite different from season 1 when the series airs first on Sunday evenings in the US before it hits Netflix on Mondays.
Where to Watch the Series?
In the United States, you can watch select episodes of the series are available free on the TNT website. The first season is available to watch in full on HBO Max, TNT, and TVision. It can also be rented or purchased.
Will Snowpiercer Season 2 be on Netflix US?
Unfortunately, in the US and Canada, Snowpiercer Season 2 will not be on Netflix. Fans can still watch the series on TNT. However, Snowpiercer Season 1 has been added to HBO Max in the US in January 2021, which means Season 2 may be on the streaming service in early 2022.
The synopsis for Snowpiercer is as follows:
Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting television adaptation.
Snowpiercer cast members Daveed Diggs who plays Andre Layton and Jennifer Connolly who plays Melanie Cavill will be back on season 2.