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.
Joe Lansdale sounds off on the latest novel in the series, the relationship between Hap and Leonard, and what to expect when adventuring with this pair of trouble magnets.
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,…
Joe Lansdale tweeted with fans of his book-series-soon-to-be-TV-show, HAP AND LEONARD, and shared his thoughts on reading, writing, and superheroes.
SundanceTV announced today the casting of Michael Kenneth Williams (The Wire, “Inherent Vice,” “12 Years a Slave,” Boardwalk Empire) as a lead character, Leonard Pines, in its newest original scripted 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.