HAP AND LEONARD

AMC Networks Announces New Leadership and Expands Scope of Studios

AMC Networks Announces New Leadership and Expands Scope of Studios

NEW YORK, NY – Jun. 25, 2015 – AMC Networks (Nasdaq: AMCX) today announced a new leadership structure for its AMC Studios operation and expanded its scope.

James Purefoy Joins Michael Kenneth Williams as Co-Star in SundanceTV’s “HAP AND LEONARD”

James Purefoy Joins Michael Kenneth Williams as Co-Star in SundanceTV’s “HAP AND LEONARD”

SundanceTV announced today that James Purefoy (“The Following,” “Episodes”) has been cast as a lead character, Hap Collins, in its newest original scripted series HAP AND LEONARD. He joins previously announced co-star Michael Kenneth Williams (“The Wire,” “Inherent Vice,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Boardwalk Empire”), as well as series regulars Bill Sage (“Boardwalk Empire,” “We Are What We Are”) and Jimmi Simpson (“House of Cards,” “The Newsroom”).

SundanceTV to Develop Popular Book Series “Hap and Leonard”

SundanceTV to Develop Popular Book Series “Hap and Leonard”

Jim Mickle and Nick Damici (Cold In July, We Are What We Are) attached to write and direct the series based on the novels by Joe Lansdale.