‘Shaun Toub (Homeland) is set for a recurring role opposite Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs in TNT’s Snowpiercer, a futuristic thriller based on the acclaimed 2013 movie of the same name by Bong Joon-ho – itself an adaptation of a French graphic novel called “Le Transperceneige”. It comes from Marty Adelstein’s Tomorrow Studios and Turner’s Studio T.
Snowpiercer is set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, It 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.
Toub will play Terence. Charming, conniving, and ultimately dangerous, Terence rules the Black Market with an enigmatic power. A janitor turned gangster, he inspires fierce loyalty in his army of minions. Toub is known for his key recurring role as Majid Javadi on Homeland. His other recent TV credits include a recurring on Scandal and guest roles on The Brave and Wisdom of the Crowd.
He’ll next be seen in upcoming feature Ghosts of War. He’s repped by Abrams Artists Agency and LINK Entertainment.’