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'Snowpiercer' — Everything you need to know about Season 2

Daveed Diggs and the cast of 'Snowpiercer'.
Daveed Diggs and the cast of 'Snowpiercer'. (Image credit: TNT )

Snowpiercer is arriving into our screens once again, as we follow the lives of those who inhabit the perpetually-moving train that has replaced civilization as we once knew it. It circles the globe with the only remaining survivors, as the world is now a frozen wasteland. Aboard this train, there's a massive class divide that causes power struggles, as those in the lower classes live in terrible conditions.

**The remainder of this post contains spoilers for Snowpiercer Season 1**

At the end of the first season, there's an uprising which sees Voice of the Train Melanie (Jennifer Connelly) handing over control of the train to Layton (Daveed Diggs) and the other rebels. But it turns out they had much bigger problems ahead. In dramatic scenes, another train named Big Alice docked behind Snowpiercer, revealing that the original architect of the train, Mr Wilford, is actually alive and Melanie had been lying this whole time. Now that Mr Wilford is back on the scene, he wastes no time in taking back control of Snowpiercer once more.

This has left fans on the edge of their seats wondering what the future holds for this ever-moving train, and the inhabitants of this strange frozen wasteland. If you need a full refresher, you can check out our Snowpiercer Season 1 recap.

When is 'Snowpiercer' Season 2 on TNT?

The second season of Snowpiercer will land on TNT on Monday 25th January with its first episode, "The Time of Two Engines". Following episodes will air on Thursdays. If you're interested in our first impressions, why not check out our first Snowpiercer season 2 review?

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What is the plot of 'Snowpiercer' Season 2?

According to TNT, "In Season two, an entirely new power struggle emerges, causing a dangerous rift as people are divided between their loyalty to Layton and to Mr Wilford, who has a new train, new technology and a game plan that keeps everyone guessing. While Layton battles Wilford for the soul of Snowpiercer, Melanie leads the charge on a shocking new discovery that could change the fate of humanity. "

So, we'll get to learn a lot more about Mr Wilford (Sean Bean) in this series, and what the arrival of Big Alice means for the occupants of Snowpiercer. 

How to watch 'Snowpiercer' Season 2 anywhere in the world 

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Who stars in 'Snowpiercer' Season 2?

Many familiar faces from Season 1 will be returning, and Sean Bean will be promoted to series regular after his dramatic entrance during the Season 1 finale.

Here's who we're expecting to see throughout Season 2...

  • Jennifer Connelly (Melanie Cavill)
  • Daveed Diggs (Andre Layton)
  • Sean Bean (Mr. Wilford)
  • Steven Ogg (Pike)
  • Rowan Blanchard (Alex Cavill)
  • Alison Wright (Ruth Wardell)
  • Mickey Sumner (Bess Till)