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Snowpiercer Season 4: Everything We Know So Far

Snowpiercer is a successful television series that is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic world. The thriller is created by Graeme Manson and Josh Friedman and is based on Bong Joon-ho’s 2013 eponymous film as well as the graphic novel in French called Le Transperceneige which was penned by Benjamin Legrand, Jacques Lob, and Jean-Marc Rochette.

Snowpiercer Season One premiered in 2020 on TNT and instantly became a well-received show. It was followed by two more seasons that were equally successful. However, a sad piece of news came when the fourth season was axed by the channel even after its production was complete. Now, we have some good news regarding the same.

Snowpiercer Season 4: Everything We Know So Far
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What Is Snowpiercer All About?

Snowpiercer works as a continuity with the 2013 film. It chronicles the passengers onboard the titular Snowpiercer train that is carrying the last of the human species. This event takes place around seven years after the entire globe has been covered in snow and is now nothing but a land of waste. The first season of Snowpiercer premiered on May 17, 2020 on TNT. Consisting of ten episodes, the season concluded on July 12, 2020.

What Is Snowpiercer All About?
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Production got delayed due to the COVID pandemic and the second season aired between January 25, and March 29 in the year 2021. The success of the two seasons prompted the makers to come up with Snowpiercer Season 3 which premiered on January 24, 2022. The finale aired on March 28, 2022, and was really appreciated.

What Happened At The End Of Previous Season?

The last episode of Snowpiercer Season 3 was titled The Original Sinners and it showed both Layton Andre Layton (played by Daveed Diggs) and Melanie Cavill (played by Jennifer Connelly). Their fight is over who will control the moving train.

Meanwhile, Bojan is alive and takes a grip of Night Car with other men of Wilford. Initially, Melanie cracks a deal with him but eventually, it falters. They reach a conclusion to Wilford in which he will be exiled. People will be then given a choice to continue living on the train or go to New Eden.

The train separates, and so do its passengers. John Osweiller aka Oz leaves LJ and the latter dies by accident due to choking. Till and Audrey continue to be on Snowpiercer alongside Melanie and Bennett.

Big Alice gets thrown out due to the tracks being rough around the Horn of Africa. Towards the end, we see three months have passed and Melanie looks at a rocket that bursts into flame and its debris is falling towards the train.

Is Snowpiercer Season 4 Happening?

The production of Snowpiercer Season 4 has been finished. However, in January 2022, TNT announced that they would be canceling the show. This came as a shocker for fans as the storyline had ended on an abrupt end in the previous season and was far from being complete. In March 2024, it was revealed that AMC has finally bought the show and they will be airing the fourth season on the channel.

Is Snowpiercer Season 4 Happening?
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As for the release date, the makers haven’t revealed anything specific. But they have said that it will be out by early 2025. The first three seasons will be available on AMC+ later in 2024 while the next season will be available on both AMC+ and AMC. Just like the previous seasons, Snowpiercer Season 4 will also have ten episodes.

What Can We Expect?

The final scene of Snowpiercer indicates that there might be another place for human beings who survived the apocalypse. The search for a new place will continue in the fourth season as well. We can expect more moves done by Melanie for survival.

Who Will Be In The Cast?

The main cast members of the previous season will be returning for Snowpiercer Season 4 like Jennifer Connelly (Melanie Cavill). Her character was gone for a long time in both the second and third seasons. But the final scene of the last episode assures that she will have a bigger presence in season four. Mr. Wilford (Sean Bean) might or might not return in the next season because of the finale events.

Several characters died in the last season that will not make a comeback. This includes characters played by Steven Ogg, Archie Panjabi and Annalise Basso.

Who Will Be In The Cast?
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Conclusion

Snowpiercer is a much-loved franchise. People have enjoyed the French novel and the film adaptation that came out in 2013. The follow-up television series further expanded on the dystopian storyline taking place on a train. The news of Snowpiercer Season 4 getting canceled saddened all the fans. But now we have a piece of good news as AMC has picked it up and fans will be able to enjoy it.

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