Snowpiercer Season 1 Finale Preview: A Day of Reckoning For Melanie?

After eight episodes of murder, back-stabbing, double-crossing, and dual identities, TNT's Snowpiercer steamrolls into its two-episode, two-hour season finale with everything on the line for Layton (Daveed Diggs) and Melanie (Jennifer Connelly). For the revolutionary leader, there is no middle ground: it's a win and you rebuild a more just society…. or you lose, and then you find yourself where the ex-"Mr. Wilford" finds herself in the preview below: staring down two lungs' worth of ice. But before we get to that, check out the following preview images, episode promo, and overview for "The Train Demanded Blood" and "944 Cars Long."

Snowpiercer
A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)
Snowpiercer
A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)
Snowpiercer
A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)
Snowpiercer Season 1 Finale Preview: A Day of Reckoning For Melanie?
A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)

Snowpiercer season 1, episode 9 "The Train Demanded Blood": The rebel forces are on the ropes when a dangerous foe defects to their side. They hatch a final plan to take control of Snowpiercer once and for all, but it comes at a grave moral cost, and just may destroy them all. Written by Aubrey Nealon.

Snowpiercer season 1, episode 10 "944 Cars Long": In the revolution's aftermath, Layton (Daveed Diggs) struggles to govern the shell-shocked survivors. Melanie (Jennifer Connelly) finally makes peace with her demons, only to realize the biggest threat to their survival is right over her shoulder. Written by Graeme Manson.

Joining Connelly and Diggs are Alison Wright (The Americans), Mickey Sumner (Frances Ha, Battle of the Sexes), Susan Park (Ghostbusters), Iddo Goldberg (Peaky Blinders, The Zookeeper's Wife), Katie McGuinness (Dirty Filthy Love), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Annalise Basso (Bedtime Stories), Sam Otto (Jellyfish), Roberto Urbina (Narcos), Sheila Vand (Argo), and Jaylin Fletcher (Saturday Church).

Snowpiercer Season 1 Finale Preview: A Day of Reckoning For Melanie?
A look at the final two first-season episodes of Snowpiercer (Image: TNT)

Snowpiercer is produced by Tomorrow Studios, along with original film producer CJ Entertainment. The series is executive produced by Tomorrow Studios' Marty Adelstein (Cowboy Bebop, Hanna, Prison Break) and Becky Clements (Hanna, Cowboy Bebop, Last Man Standing); showrunner Graeme Manson (Orphan Black), who wrote the first episode; director James Hawes (The Alienist, Black Mirror); Matthew O'Connor (Continuum, Tin Man); Scott Derrickson (Sinister, Doctor Strange), and the original film's producers Joon Ho, Miky Lee, Tae-sung Jeong, Park Chan-wook, Lee Tae-hun, and Dooho Choi. The original film and television series is based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, from Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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