Actress Katie McGuinness is best known for her roles in Roots (2016) and The Borgias (2011).
Katie McGuinness is set to play the role of Josie McConnell in ‘Snowpiercer’ (2020)
The post-apocalyptic thriller series Snowpiercer is scheduled to air on TNT in the first half of 2020.
Deadline shed some light on Katie McGuinness’ character Josie McConnell. Here’s how they described her role.
McGuinness will portray Josie McConnell, a strong, no-nonsense woman who lives in poverty at the tail of the train. Josie cares for her sick husband as well as their precocious son. She would do anything for her family, and when unforeseen circumstances turn their lives upside down, she’ll learn exactly how far she’ll go.
The TNT series is based on the 2013 Bong Joon-Ho-directed South Korean-Czech movie with the same title. In fact, the film was adapted from Le Transperceneige (1982), a French novel from Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.
The plot revolves around the remaining humanity seven years into the future when the earth has turned into a frozen wasteland. A giant, perpetually moving train known as ‘Snowpiercer’ circles the globe carrying the surviving passengers.
The other notable cast includes Daveed Diggs, Jennifer Connelly, Mickey Sumner, Annalise Basso, Alison Wright, Susan Park, Lena Hall, Sheila Vand, Sam Otto, Iddo Goldberg, Jaylin Fletcher, Rowan Blanchard, Steven Ogg, and Sean Bean (season 2).
Katie McGuinness’ Career and Net Worth
Katie McGuinness’ net worth is estimated to be $500,000.
Katie McGuinness made her acting debut with the mini-series He Knew He Was Right (2004), where she played the role of Jenny. The same year she starred as Alison in the TV movie Dirty Filthy Love (2004).
A year later, the actress featured as Becky Hamilton in M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team (2005) in the second episode of season 2. In 2007, Katie played the role of Beatrice in an Indian English language romantic thriller, Bombil and Beatrice.
In 2008, McGuinness featured as Naomi Stern in the TV series Hotel Babylon for a single episode. A couple of years later, she voiced Tyrea in the video game Xenoblade Chronicles (2010).
The actress played the role of Beatrice in a historical-fiction drama, The Borgias (2012). This was followed by the role of Semanta Lewis in a British television detective drama, Inspector Lewis (2012). The same year she voiced the character of Gillian McCarthey in Assassin’s Creed III (2012).
Watch: Katie McGuinness starred in ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ (2017)
Katie featured in a couple of episodes of the medical soap opera Doctors. She initially played the character of Hannah Gilbert in the 2009 episode One for the Road. Four years later, she returned to the show as Hannah Stanuski in the episode titled Face to Face (2013).
For the next couple of years, McGuinness had voice credits in a few video games – Soul Sacrifice (2013), The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015), and Guitar Hero Live (2015).
In 2016, the actress made a guest appearance as Kelly Harrington in Stan Lee’s Lucky Man as well as a couple of appearances in the mini-series Roots as Elizabeth Waller. She ended the year with a voice role in a video game called Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy.
The actress’ most recent acting credit arrived in 2017 through a biographical drama film The Man Who Invented Christmas, where she played the role of Fanny Dickens / Mrs. Cratchit.
Katie McGuinness’ net worth is estimated at $500,000.