The Rising itself, after all, was a rebellion of the young radicals against the old conservatives of the British administration and the Redmondite Nationalists, so it is also fitting that Ireland’s young stars are given center stage.
Perdita Weeks (“The Invisible Woman,” “Prowl”) discusses the challenges of playing an unlikeable character and the difficulties of working with so much hair.
This week, The A.V. Club is crazy about last night’s “kickass dime-store page-turner” of an episode, “War”. Don’t miss the season finale this Wednesday at 10/9c on SundanceTV.
THE LAST PANTHERS star, Goran Bogdan discusses his personal experiences with the Pink Panthers working with John Hurt and Samantha Morton.
In a flashback, a young Hap attends an amateur minstrel show with his father before coming across the stranded black motorist stuck in the rain (shown in a previous flashback). Hap’s father reluctantly gets out to help get the other man’s car running. A passing driver swerves dangerously toward the side of the road while…
Actor Michael Ford-Fitzgerald (“Property of the State,” “Leap Year,” “Five Day Shelter,” “Belonging to Laura,” “The Tiger’s Tail”) discusses what it’s like playing a “bad boy” in REBELLION.
Actress Sophie Robinson (“Taking the Boat,” “Fifteen,” “Pick Your Own”) discusses the “responsibility to do the character justice.”
Barry Ward (“Family,” “Jimmy Hall,” “Pursuit”) discusses playing a man who must “question everything he thought to be true.”
HAP AND LEONARD is back! If you’re not caught up, you can watch the series’ first three episodes online now at sundance.tv. The season’s fifth and penultimate episode airs this Wednesday at 10/9c. This week, The A.V. Club and Collider celebrate the unique series’ run so far.
As the first season of SundanceTV’s hit series HAP AND LEONARD comes to an end, fans can further explore the creative mind of Joe R. Lansdale with short films based on his work. The Joe R. Lansdale Short Film Festival will include three short films based on stories by one of the greatest contemporary writers of today and can be found on Shorts at Sundance.TV.
In a flashback, Trudy (Christina Hendricks) tries to pen a letter to Hap (James Purefoy) in prison but gives up. She attempts to free the pet bird the couple once shared, but when it declines to fly out the window she drowns the little pet in the sink.
The series, starring Elisabeth Moss and Gwendoline Christie, will once again be directed by Jane Campion and will also feature David Dencik, Alice Englert, and Ewen Leslie.
The award-winning actress (“Humans,” “Grabbers,” “Love/Hate”) discusses what attracted her to the show and the challenges of wearing a corset.
THE LAST PANTHERS director Johan Renck discusses what attracted him to the series, what he encountered shooting across Europe and his directorial vision for the show.
Executive Producer Jeremy Platt explains why SundanceTV’s HAP AND LEONARD is like no other show currently on TV.
HAP AND LEONARD is back! This week, The New York Times and NPR discuss the series with star Michael Kenneth Williams and author Joe R. Lansdale.
Allison Byrne, the Costume Designer for REBELLION, discusses the challenges of creating looks that reflect early 20th century Ireland at the time of the Easter Rising.
In a flashback to the Vietnam era, a younger Trudy watches Hap open the induction letter drafting him into the military and asks him what it is. In the present, Howard, Paco and Chub discover Hap and Trudy passed out by the riverbanks and wonder aloud if the pair planned to recover the money alone. When the two wake, Howard brandishes the fished-up license plate and asks where the sunken car is.
HAP AND LEONARD‘s Jeff Pope (Chub) discusses his passion for Southern Gothic tales, his affinity for New Orleans and the awkward situations he had to endure as Chub. Q: What drew you to this character, and how is he different from anything you’ve done before? A: I loved the writing. I love Southern Gothic tales,…
Neil Sandilands on his approach to playing Paco: “Not quite piccolo, perhaps something like a chainsaw, which made it a bit atonal, a not-so-subtle reminder to all that shit’s about to get real.”
“Italy’s Answer to Breaking Bad” will premiere on SundanceTV in Summer 2016.
Bill Sage on HAP AND LEONARD: “It’s great storytelling. This season is about the ’80s crushing everything about the ’60s and reflecting on where we are now.”
Samantha Morton is a two-time Academy Award nominee for In America and Sweet and Lowdown, and the star of the upcoming SundanceTV series THE LAST PANTHERS.
While Hap and Leonard may be down on their luck, they’ve got some great tunes to accompany them on their adventures.
The two actors discuss performing a “most peculiar script” by Nick Damici for Episode 102 of HAP AND LEONARD.