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Hap and Leonard: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four on SundanceTV?

Vulture Watch What's happening with Hap Collins and Leonard Pines? Has the Hap and Leonard TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on SundanceTV? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Hap and Leonard, season four. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? A SundanceTV anthology series based on the Jon R. Lansdale novels, Hap and Leonard stars James Purefoy as Hap Collins and Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pines — lifelong best friends. Returning as season regulars are Tiffany Mack as Leonard’s lawyer, Floria Grange, along with Cranston Johnson as Detective Hanson. Season three, Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo, also stars Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen, Andrew
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Hap and Leonard

Network: SundanceTV. Episodes: 18 (hour). Seasons: Three. TV show dates: March 2, 2016 -- April 11, 2018. Series status: Cancelled. Performers include: James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams, Christina Hendricks, Bill Sage, Jeff Pope, Neil Sandilands, Jimmi Simpson, Pollyanna McIntosh, Tiffany Mack, Cranston Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen, Andrew Dice Clay, Laura Allen, Curtis Harding, and Laura Allen. TV show description: Based on the novel by Joe R. Lansdale, this dark comedy/crime drama is set in the late 1980s in the fictional town of Laborde in East Texas. It revolves around Hap and Leonard. They’re a pair of best friends who end up with a heap of trouble when a simple get-rich-quick scheme snowballs into bloody mayhem. Hap Collins (James Purefoy) is a former '60s activist who spent time in prison
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Hap and Leonard: Cancelled By SundanceTV; No Season Four

Here's a storm Hap Collins and Leonard Pine can't weather. SundanceTV has cancelled the Hap and Leonard TV show after three seasons. The 1980s dark comedy-drama finished its third season last month. Since there will be no fourth season, the Hap and Leonard: Two Bear Mambo season three finale, "Monsoon Mambo" will serve as the Hap and Leonard TV series finale. A SundanceTV anthology series based on the Jon R. Lansdale novels, Hap and Leonard stars James Purefoy as Hap Collins and Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pines — lifelong best friends. The cast also includes Tiffany Mack as Leonard’s lawyer, Floria Grange and Cranston Johnson as Detective Hanson. Season three, Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo, also stars Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen, Andrew Dice Clay, Laura Allen, and Curt. Read More…
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‘Hap and Leonard’ Canceled After Three Seasons at SundanceTV

‘Hap and Leonard’ Canceled After Three Seasons at SundanceTV
Hap and Leonard” has been canceled after three seasons, Variety has confirmed.

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.
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Hap and Leonard Cancelled After 3 Seasons at SundanceTV

The adventures of Hap and Leonard are coming to an end: SundanceTV has cancelled the crime drama after three seasons.

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.
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‘Hap & Leonard’ Canceled By SundanceTV After Three Rollicking Seasons

After three seasons on SundanceTV, Hap and Leonard won't be getting another kick at the East Texas can, it seems The cancellation of the James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams led series based on Joe R. Lansdale's nuanced and rollicking 1980s set novels of two mainly unlucky Lone Star state buddies’ misadventures came today from the AMC owned net. "It has been an honor to share the adventures of Hap and Leonard with SundanceTV viewers," a spokesman for the station…
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New trailer & image for ‘Superfly’

Superfly – the badass 70s film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – has undergone the remake treatment (though the studio are dubbing it as “reimagined” not remade… Yeah right). This new iteration comes from Director X, the director behind music videos for artists such as Drake and Rihanna, and screenwriter Alex Tse. The music is provided by Future…

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.
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Superfly (2018) Movie Trailers: Trevor Jackson Fights for His Atlanta Drug Turf Against Rivals

SuperFly Trailers

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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Redefine the hustle with new Superfly trailer

Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for Director X’s (a.k.a. Julien Christian Lutz) upcoming remake of the 1972 blaxploitation classic SuperFly which stars Trevor Jackson in the lead role of Priest Youngblood alongside Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, and Jennifer Morrison; check it out here…

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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‘Superfly’ Trailer: Trevor Jackson Targets a Mexican Drug Cartel in Remake of ’70s Classic — Watch

‘Superfly’ Trailer: Trevor Jackson Targets a Mexican Drug Cartel in Remake of ’70s Classic — Watch
Best known for the music videos he has made for Drake, Jay-z, and Rihanna, Canada’s Director X — real name Julien Christian Lutz — will debut his first feature this summer, a remake of 1972 blaxploitation classic “Super Fly.” Sony Pictures released the first full-length trailer of his version, “Superfly,” on Friday. “Grown-ish” actor Trevor Jackson assumes the role originated by Ron O’Neal: Youngblood Priest, a cocaine dealer with a knack for martial arts.

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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Trevor Jackson in Full-Length Trailer for Director X's 'Superfly' Remake

"Welcome to Atlanta - we've got everything you could ever want." Sony Pictures has debuted full-length official trailer for Superfly, following the first teaser trailer from a few months ago. This is a "remake" of the 1972 blaxploitation film Super Fly, about a cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire. This reimagining is from Director X (also known as Julien Christian Lutz), and stars Trevor Jackson as Youngblood Priest, this time operating in Atlanta. Superfly also stars Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, Andrea Londo, Jennifer Morrison, Rick Ross, Big Boi, and Big Bank Black. This is looking damn good, with some dope footage in the trailer. Michael Kenneth Williams looks awesome, and so does Trevor Jackson as Priest. Watch below. Here's the full-length official trailer for Director X's Superfly, direct from Sony's YouTube: You can still watch the teaser trailer + see the poster for Superfly here,
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Emmys 2018 exclusive: AMC and Sundance categories for ‘McMafia,’ ‘The Terror,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ and more

In a Gold Derby exclusive, we have learned the category placements of the key Emmy Awards contenders for AMC and Sundance. While AMC does not have perennial favorite “Better Call Saul” eligible for this cycle, they do have new drama contender “McMafia” (starring James Norton), returning drama “The Walking Dead” (Andrew Lincoln) and limited series “The Terror” (Jared Harris). Sundance has limited series “Top of the Lake: China Girl” among their 2018 contenders.

See‘The Walking Dead’ creator on how show’s timeline connects with ‘Fear Twd’ crossover: Answers are ‘vaguely’ coming

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.

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‘Vice’ Returns For Season 6 With “Raised in The System”

The Emmy-winning weekly news magazine series Vice returns to HBO for its sixth season Friday, April 6th (11:00-11:45 p.m. Et/Pt). The season will premiere with an extended special titled “Raised in the System,” featuring Emmy-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams as he embarks on a personal journey to expose the root of the American mass incarceration crisis: the juvenile justice system.

“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,
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Prestige TV Dramas Face Off in Inaugural Canneseries Competition

As part of its inaugural television festival, Canneseries launches its first official competition April 7, in which 10 series from nine countries will compete for awards in five categories: best series, performance, special performance, screenplay and music.

“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,
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Marianna Shafran Launches PR Shingle Bringing Several Clients With Her, Including ‘Roseanne’s John Goodman

Exclusive: After spending 10 years at Stan Rosenfield & Associates, talent publicist Marianna Shafran is launching her own PR company, Shafran PR. The company will be based in Los Angeles and she will handle personal PR for film and television actors. Among the clients following her are: John Goodman, Kit Harington, Michael Kenneth Williams, Dennis Haysbert and recent Black Panther breakout star Winston Duke. Shafran began her career as an assistant to Stan Rosenfield
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Marianna Shafran Launches PR Shingle Bringing Several Clients With Her, Including ‘Roseanne’s John Goodman

Exclusive: After spending 10 years at Stan Rosenfield & Associates, talent publicist Marianna Shafran is launching her own PR company, Shafran PR. The company will be based in Los Angeles and she will handle personal PR for film and television actors. Among the clients following her are: John Goodman, Kit Harington, Michael Kenneth Williams, Dennis Haysbert and recent Black Panther breakout star Winston Duke. Shafran began her career as an assistant to Stan Rosenfield
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Canneseries Rolls Out Pink Carpet For TV Festival As It Looks To Replicate Film Festival Success

Y Tu Mama Tambien director Gael García Bernal, Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller Bridge, Dexter's Michael C Hall and The Wire's Michael Kenneth Williams are all set to walk the famous steps of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes this week. However, instead of the film festival's famous red carpet, the group will be strolling down a pink carpet for the launch of TV festival Canneseries. The event, which takes place alongside Mip TV from April 4 – 11, is the brainchild of Cannes…
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Hap and Leonard: Season Three Ratings (The Two-Bear Mambo)

SundanceTV series don't generally earn big ratings by even cable standards, but they do draw a loyal audience. Originating as a home to feature films, the cable network has only been running scripted series for a few years. While it's back for a third installment, could this be the end of the road. Will the Hap and Leonard TV show be cancelled or renewed for season four? Stay tuned. A SundanceTV anthology series based on the Jon R. Lansdale series of novels, Hap and Leonard stars James Purefoy as Hap Collins and Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pines -- lifelong best friends. Returning as season regulars are Tiffany Mack as Leonard's lawyer, Floria Grange, along with Cranston Johnson as Detective Hanson. Season three, Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo, also stars Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen, Andrew Dice Clay, Laura Allen, and Curtis
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Stars Record Martin Luther King Jr's Essays And Letters

Next week, Audible will release The Radical King, a collection of twenty-three of Martin Luther King Jr.’s essays and speeches, curated and introduced by Cornell West, and performed by some of the most charismatic and activist actors working today.

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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First Teaser for Director X's 'Superfly' Remake Starring Trevor Jackson

"Isn't that what the American Dream's all about?" Sony Pictures has released a teaser trailer for Superfly, a "remake" of the 1972 blaxploitation film Super Fly, about a cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire. This reimagining is from Director X, and stars Trevor Jackson (of "Grown-ish", "Burning Sands") as Youngblood Priest, this time operating in Atlanta. Not everyone may be familiar with the original, but this seems like a slick film to update for today, and the footage looks great. Superfly also stars Jason Mitchell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Lex Scott Davis, Andrea Londo, Jennifer Morrison, Rick Ross, Big Boi, and Big Bank Black. Watch the teaser below and tell us your thoughts. Here's the first teaser trailer (+ poster) for Director X's Superfly, in high def on Apple: Superfly – the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – is reimagined with Director X,
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