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Episode #8: "We Shall Live Forever"
Debut date: FRIDAY, MARCH 1 (10:00-10:50 p.m. ET/PT)
Other CINEMAX playdates: March 1 (11:30 p.m.), 2 (9:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.), 4 (12:15 a.m.), 5 (12:30 a.m.), 6 (8:00 p.m.) and 20 (8:45 p.m.)
Carrie (Ivana Milicevic) urges Lucas (Antony Starr) to let go of the past, even as an increasingly suspicious Gordon (Rus Blackwell) is hell-bent on uncovering hers. Cast out of her Amish home, Rebecca (Lili Simmons) turns to her uncle, Kai (Ulrich Thomsen), for a new start in Banshee. A surprise visit from Rabbit's lieutenant Olek (Christos Vasilopoulos), aka Widow's Peak, brings back a flood of memories for Carrie. As his family keeps vigil for the ailing Benjamin Longshadow, Alex (Anthony Ruivivar) gets a surprise visit from his sister, Nola (Odette Annable).
Written by Jonathan Tropper; directed by Greg Yaitanes.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second) on 1/29/13
DESCRIPTION: (from Cinemax's press release, January 2013) CINEMAX has renewed the action series BANSHEE for a second season, scheduled to debut in 2014, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and CINEMAX Programming. The show is currently in its first season, with episodes debuting Friday at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, David Schickler, Peter Macdissi, Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes, BANSHEE stars Antony Starr ("Rush") as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal activities, even as he's hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier. Scripts for the first season are conceived and written by Tropper and Schickler. Writers John Romano ("Monk"), Evan Dunsky ("Two and a Half Men"), and Doug Jung (HBO's "Big Love") join Schickler and Tropper for season two.