We spoke to James Purefoy about the duo’s knack for getting into crazy situations, Hap’s troubles with the ladies, and how Mucho Mojo’s world of East Texas in the late ’80s has suddenly become relevant.
SundanceTV announces the production of season two of the network’s critically-acclaimed original scripted series HAP AND LEONARD, on September 19th in Atlanta, Georgia.
The darkly comic swamp noir story that follows 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 will return in 2017.
James Purefoy discusses what drew him to the character of Hap Collins.
Remember when he played a serial killer on “The Following” and Marc Antony in “Rome”?
How does Mickle describe the series? “Unpredictable, funny and explosive.”
Who can forget “A Knight’s Tale”?
Offering a first look at the year ahead in independent film, culture and new ideas, Sundance Institute announced the 65 films selected for the U.S. Competition, World Competition and out-of-competition NEXT category set to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
Joe Lansdale’s HAP AND LEONARD will make its TV debut in 2016 on SundanceTV. The East Texas troublemaking duo Hap Collins (James Purefoy) and Leonard Pine (Michael K. Williams), known for their brash remarks and their martial arts skills, are pulp-fiction fan favorites. We know dedicated readers will have a hard time picking just one,…
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”).