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.
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”).
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.