This one will surely be talked about: Banshee premieres tomorrow, January 11th on Cinemax. From the creator of True Blood, the series stars Antony Starr as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pennsylvania, where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier.
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Executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, David Schickler, Peter Macdissi, Alan
Ball and Greg Yaitanes, the primetime action series stars Antony Starr (“Rush”) as Lucas
Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee,
Pa., where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy
gangsters he betrayed years earlier. The production was shot in and around Charlotte,
The series also stars: Ivana Milicevic (“Charlie’s Angels,” HBO’s “Mind of the
Married Man”) as Carrie Hopewell, Hood’s former partner in crime, who now lives in
Banshee under an assumed identity with her new family, who know nothing of her past;
Ulrich Thomsen (“The Celebration”) as Kai Proctor, an intimidating, wealthy local
businessman who believes he is above the law; Frankie Faison (“The Good Wife,” HBO’s
“The Wire”) as Sugar Bates, a wise, powerful former boxer and ex-con who now owns the
local watering hole; Hoon Lee (“Premium Rush”) as Job, a dangerous transvestite
computer hacker who assists Lucas in his criminal enterprises; Rus Blackwell (“Burn
Notice,” HBO’s “Recount”) as Gulf War hero Gordon Hopewell, Banshee’s district
attorney, who is married to Carrie; and Matt Servitto (HBO’s “The Sopranos”) as Brock Lotus, the longest-serving deputy in the Banshee sheriff department, who is threatened
by Hood’s new role as sheriff.
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