We know you can’t wait for THE RED ROAD to start, but to help tide you over, we’ve put together this list of Native movies, performances and alternative narratives. From thrillers to documentaries, there’s something here for every movie lover.
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While you’re anxiously awaiting Season 2 of THE RED ROAD, it’s time to relive every moment of Season 1. Here’s your handy guide on where to watch it!
Native American myths are full of animal stories. That, along with the belief that everything is connected, creates special relationships between humans, animals and the planet. Find out if you’re connected to a lion, a snake, or a cat. Take the quiz!
Now that THE RED ROAD star Jason Momoa has been confirmed as Aquaman in DC’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the yet-to-be-named Justice League movie, you’re definitely wondering which comic book character you’d be if the casting agents came calling. Would you command the seas—like Momoa’s alter ego—or the skies—like Superman? Answer 10 questions to find out.
SundanceTV announced today that the second season, 6 x 60, of its original scripted series THE RED ROAD will kick off Thursday, April 2, at 10PM ET/PT.
As anticipation builds for the second season of THE RED ROAD, critics speculate about the characters’ future while Jason Momoa drops a few hints.
While you wait for the return of THE RED ROAD, explore the drama and complexity of native lives through these indigenous writers unique stories. Here is a short list of novels, short stories and memoirs by some of the finest native writers in the U.S. and Canada.
THE RED ROAD’s creator Aaron Guzikowski drew from the myths of many cultures for inspiration for the show. Dig deeper into about those legends, and into the episodes they inspired, below.
Before starring as Phillip Kopus on THE RED ROAD, Jason Momoa starred in both TV and independent hits including Game of Thrones, Conan the Barbarian and Road to Paloma. Take this quiz to find out which Jason Momoa character you are.
Can’t wait for THE RED ROAD Season 2? Keep up with the stars’ other big and small screen projects in the meantime.
Missing THE RED ROAD cast? Us too. But guess where else you can find your favorite actors? Why, Law & Order, of course! Find out more about the appearances of Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie, Tom Sizemore and Nick Gomez.
Before THE RED ROAD, series creator Aaron Guzikowski penned the acclaimed thriller Prisoners. Critics raved about this “vivid, unexpected and unsettling” movie, praising Guzikowski’s “ever-tightening script,” and the stellar cast, including Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard. Check out what the buzz was about.
THE RED ROAD star Jason Momoa bared his Hollywood chops when “Road to Paloma” (he directed, starred, co-produced and co-wrote the movie) hit theaters this past summer–critics raved about his “richly atmospheric” directorial debut. See what the buzz was about.
SundanceTV announced today the start of production for season two of its gripping, original scripted series THE RED ROAD. Production will begin in Atlanta on September 22, and it will air mid-2015.
New casting includes acclaimed Native American actor Wes Studi (Road to Paloma, Hell on Wheels) who plays tribal chief Levi. Returning cast includes Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones, Road to Paloma), Martin Henderson (Devil’s Knot, The Ring, Smokin’ Aces), Julianne Nicholson (Masters of Sex, August: Osage County, Black Mass), Tamara Tunie (Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit, The Good Wife), Lisa Bonet (High Fidelity, The Cosby Show), Allie Gonino (The Lying Game, Hidden Away), Kiowa Gordon (The Twilight Saga, Wind Walkers) and Golden Globe® nominee Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Heat).
What do Hershel’s farm on The Walking Dead, the Holden family residence on RECTIFY, THE RED ROAD’s New York-New Jersey border towns and Halt and Catch Fire’s Dallas-in-the-’80s milieu all have in common? Geographically speaking, about 130 miles of Georgia highway.
Actress Tamara Tunie (THE RED ROAD’s Marie Van Der Veen) discusses her diverse heritage, nurturing the Lenape community and winning a Tony Award.
THE RED ROAD star Zahn McClarnon, who plays Phillip Kopus’ partner-in-crime Mike Parker, discusses his Native American heritage, racism and coming to terms with his own death (at the hands of Jason Momoa).
Struggling with Momoa withdrawl? Get your fix by reliving the entire first season of THE RED ROAD. SundanceTV is having a marathon on Sat, Jun. 28 at noon/11c. Need even more? So be it!
Veteran TV actor Mike Farrell, who plays Jean’s father David Rogers, looks back on his memorable role in M*A*S*H, how his politics intersect with his characters and the changing TV landscape.
Julianne Nicholson, who plays troubled mom Jean Jensen, tells us why she’s particularly honored to have been the first person cast on the show, the scene she found hardest to shoot from Season 1, and what she hopes to do next (hint: It’s funnier than you might think).
Q: You were the first person cast for the series. How did that come about?
A: I was sent the script and I just fell in love with it. I went in and met with [show producers] Aaron [Guzikowski] and Bridget [Carpenter] and had a chat about it. I just made it very clear that I loved the show and would love to be part of it. I was so excited to be the first person cast. so often they cast the men first and cast the women to match the dudes. It was a great honor that it happened this way.
Q: What were the challenges in playing such a mentally fragile character? How did you prepare for the role?
Can’t wait for THE RED ROAD Season 2? Keep up with the stars through their upcoming big-screen projects in the meantime.
Jason Momoa (Phillip Kopus)
In addition to starring in and directing the recently released Road to Paloma (which also features wife Lisa Bonet), Momoa has two more movies slated for 2014: The action-horror coming-of-age movie Wolves (as in were-) helmed by screenwriter David Hayter (X-Men, X2 and Watchmen) for this summer; and Debug, a hackers-in-space thriller directed by Stargate: Atlantis costar David Hewlett.
THE RED ROAD Season 1 was only six episodes so not one was short on drama. But which one was your favorite? Recaps and poll below.
SundanceTV announced the renewal of the network’s second wholly owned original scripted series THE RED ROAD. The tense drama revolves around two clashing communities – a small town and the neighboring mountains, home to a Native American tribe – and two dynamic men on a collision course – played by Jason Momoa and Martin Henderson. It will return for another six episodes in 2015.
THE RED ROAD soundtrack features an eclectic group of artists, including John Eddie (whose songs have been covered by Kid Rock) and Yasutaka Nakata (a pop producer of note in Japan). Below is a list of musicians and songs featured in each episode this season. THE RED ROAD’s original score is composed by Daniel Licht (who also scored “Dexter”).