The SundanceTV anthology series was based on the novel series of the same name written by Joe R. Lansdale, with each season based on one of the novels. It followed two lifelong best friends, Hap Collins (James Purefoy), an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine (Michael Kenneth Williams), a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper. Over the three seasons, the show also featured stars like Christina Hendricks, Jimmi Simpson, Tiffany Mack, Cranston Johnson, Brian Dennehy, and Irma P. Hall.
Showrunner John Wirth confirmed the cancellation on Twitter Monday night:
.@HapAndLeonard Thanks @SundanceTV @jamespurefoy @bkbmg, @joelansdale, cast, crew, producers, writers, directors and especially our diehard Fans for 3 seasons of Hap and Leonard. We will not be back.
— John Wirth (@WirthwhileTV) May 15, 2018
Based on Joe R. Lansdale’s book series, Hap and Leonard starred James Purefoy (The Following) and Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire) as the titular best friends, who teamed up to become amateur private investigators solving crimes in East Texas.
The Superfly remake stars Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis and Jennifer Morrison. Check out the new trailer and image below… The film is released in cinemas on June 15th.
Director X‘s SuperFly (2018) movie trailers stars Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, and Esai Morales. SuperFly‘s plot synopsis: “Superfly — the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel — is reimagined with Director X, director of legendary music videos, introducing it [...]
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Superfly – the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – is reimagined with Director X, director of legendary music videos, introducing it to a new generation.
Superfly is set for release on September 14th.
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Director X shifted the film’s backdrop from Harlem to Atlanta, where shooting commenced this January. The trailer opens with Youngblood, a hustler since age 11, prosperous and taking advantage of the city’s glittering nightlife. A wise mentor named Scatter, supportive best friend, and alluring girlfriend keep him grounded.
Yet those comforts are disrupted when Youngblood finds himself at the center of a shootout plotted by a menacing new crew, clad head-to-toe in white and sent by a Mexican drug lord.
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Below, the list of AMC and Sundance lead, supporting and guest submissions for their comedy, drama and limited series plus unscripted programs. More names might be added by the network before final Emmy paperwork deadlines. Also note that performers not included on this list may well be submitted by their personal reps.
“Cold-blooded: The Clutter Family Murders”
“Raised in the System” offers a frank and unflinching look at people caught up in the system, exploring why the country’s mass incarceration problem cannot be fixed without first addressing the juvenile justice problem, and investigates solutions communities are employing that are resulting in drastic drops in crime and incarceration.
With more than 850,000 juvenile arrests a year and 48,000 kids sitting in lock-up daily, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate of minors in the world. However, recent FBI statistics reveal that the highest arrest rates for violent crimes,
“The idea is to show how high-quality TV series have become and introduce shows that aren’t necessarily selling outside of their home territory,” says Albin Lewi, artistic director for Canneseries. “Things are changing. We see that people accept content that is not in their own language. It’s a good moment to show the diversity of television.”
The jury will be headed by American author and screenwriter Harlan Coben,
The Radical King includes a selection of twenty-three of Martin Luther King Jr.‘s essays and speeches, curated and introduced by Dr. Cornel West, including words that were never recorded for posterity— a revelation for King’s legacy. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is celebrated as one of the greatest orators in Us history, an ambassador for nonviolence who became the most recognizable leader of the civil rights movement. But after more than forty years, few people appreciate how truly radical he was. The Martin Luther King Estate has allowed, for the first time, a dramatic interpretation of King’s words, by some of the most charismatic and activist actors working today: Levar Burton,
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