7 items from 2016
Wyatt Russell is coming to AMC. Recently, the network announced the Black Mirror star has joined their upcoming TV series Lodge 49.From Peter Ocko and Jim Gavin, the drama "is a modern fable set in Long Beach and centered on Dud (Russell), a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died."Read More… »
Wyatt Russell will play Sean “Dud” Dudley in the Lodge 49 TV show. The ten episode drama will premiere on AMC in 2018. Showrunner Peter Ocko, writer and creator Jim Gavin, Paul Giamatti, and Dan Carey executive produce the Long Beach-set modern-day fable.Lodge 49 follows charming deadbeat "Dud." After the death of his father disrupts the ex-surfer's simple, happy existence, he joins a fraternal order, in an attempt reset his life.Read More… »
Black Mirror actor Wyatt Russell had landed the lead role in AMC’s upcoming drama series Lodge 49, from creator Jim Gavin, showrunner Peter Ocko and executive producer Paul Giamatti. Written and created by Gavin, Lodge 49 is a modern fable set in Long Beach and centered on Dud (Russell), a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection… »
Longing for a season in the sun, AMC has given the green light to the Lodge 49 TV show, written and created by Jim Gavin, who is producing with showrunner Peter Ocko, Paul Giamatti, and Dan Carey. Described as a "modern fable," the scripted drama is set in Long Beach, California.The ten one-hour episodes of Lodge 49 feature Dud, "a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer." After the death of his father, Dud joins a fraternal order in an attempt to return to living a simple, happy life. AMC says, "Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes." For more information, check out AMC's press release. Read More… »
The Paul Giamatti-produced drama “Lodge 49” has just received a straight-to-series order at AMC. The series, from writer and creator Jim Gavin, was picked up for a 10-episode first season at the cable net. Peter Ocko serves as showrunner. Described as a “modern fable set in Long Beach,” “Lodge 49” is centered on Dud, a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and. »
- Reid Nakamura
Set in Long Beach and created and written by Gavin, “Lodge 49” tells the story of a charming deadbeat surfer named Dud who joins a fraternal order following the death of his father as he searches for meaning in his life.The show has been given a 10-episode order for its first season.
The series is produced by AMC Studios. Ocko (“Pushing Daisies,” “The Office”), Gavin (Author, “Middle Men”), and Giamatti (“Billions,” “Sideways,” “Outsiders,” “Hoke”) are executive producing with Dan Carey (“Outsiders,” “Hoke” “John Dies At The End,” “All Is Bright”). Ocko will serve as showrunner.
“’Lodge 49′ is a show that defies easy categorization. It is, at once, a show about a loveable loser, the idea that life can be magical if you look at it from the right angle, what it means to be on the fringe, and »
- Daniel Holloway
Exclusive: AMC has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order to drama Lodge 49, from creator Jim Gavin, showrunner Peter Ocko and executive producer Paul Giamatti. Lodge 49 — about a young knucklehead from Long Beach who joins a dusty old fraternal lodge — was one of three drama projects AMC identified in spring 2015 for potential straight-to-series orders, along with The Son and Goliath. All opened writers rooms and produced scripts. Of the three, The Son advanced to… »
7 items from 2016
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