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[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[05/01/17 - 12:19 PM]
Sundance TV Renews Original Scripted Series "Hap and Leonard" for Third Season
"Hap and Leonard," SundanceTV's highest-rated original series, will return for six episodes in 2018.

[01/13/17 - 09:46 AM]
SundanceTV Announces 2017 Programming Slate
Look for "Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo" on Wednesday, March 15 followed by "Gomorrah" on Wednesday, April 26.

[09/09/16 - 08:40 AM]
Brian Dennehy and Irma P. Hall Join SundanceTV's Critically-Acclaimed Original Series "Hap and Leonard"
Also on tap are new series regulars Tiffany Mack and Cranston Johnson.

[07/31/16 - 12:37 PM]
SundanceTV Picks Up Second Season of Critically Acclaimed International Drama "The A Word" from Keshet International
Said announcement comes on the heels of renewals for "Top of the Lake," "Hap and Leonard" and "Cleverman."

[06/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
SundanceTV Greenlights Original Scripted Series "Hap and Leonard" for a Second Season
Plus: John Wirth will join as showrunner and executive producer.

[05/20/16 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Week of May 16-20
Sara Ramirez exits "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 years; Rhyon Nicole Brown to star in Lifetime's "The Michel'le Story"; and Ewan McGregor tapped for season three of FX's "Fargo."

[02/17/16 - 08:57 AM]
SundanceTV Unveils New Marketing Campaign Featuring an Original Jingle and Video Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic
The song, written and performed by Yankovic, underscores the depth and breadth of the network's programming and helps viewers find the channel and never ever forget its location.

[01/08/16 - 03:24 PM]
SundanceTV Announces Premiere Dates for Q1 and Q2 '16, Designating Wednesdays as Its Night for Original Programming
Said projects include "Hap and Leonard" (March 2), "The Last Panthers" (April 13) and "Rebellion" (April 24).

[12/17/15 - 09:25 AM]
Video: SundanceTV Releases Teaser for Upcoming Series "Hap and Leonard" - Stars James Purefoy, Michael K. Williams, Christina Hendricks
Based on the successful books from famed author Joe R. Lansdale, the six-episode series event is created by director/writer Jim Mickle and writer Nick Damici.

[07/15/15 - 01:12 PM]
Christina Hendricks Joins the Cast of SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated New Series "Hap and Leonard"
She joins previously announced cast members James Purefoy, Michael Kenneth Williams, Bill Sage and Jimmi Simpson.

[04/29/15 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 29
Updates include: James Purefoy to topline SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; trio to recur on NBC's "Heroes Reborn"; and Josh Stewart and Parker Croft cast in HBO's "Lewis & Clark."

[04/22/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 22
Updates include: J.K. Simmons to lead "Counterpart" for Starz; Jimmi Simpson cast in SundanceTV's "Hap & Leonard"; and Marc Blucas joins "Underground" at WGN America.

[03/16/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 16
Updates include: Barbara Hershey boards Lifetime's "Damien"; Adrian Pasdar cast in "The Kingmakers" at ABC; and James Caan set for FOX's "Fantasy Life."

[03/09/15 - 08:00 AM]
Michael Kenneth Williams Cast as a Lead in SundanceTV's Highly Anticipated New Series "Hap and Leonard"
Pine, played by Williams, is a black, openly gay Vietnam vet with anger issues.

[01/22/15 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 22
Updates include: John Leguizamo to lead "Taxi-22" at CBS; Nadia Hilker, Amber Clayton cast in TNT's "Breed"; and Orla Brady bound for a role in AMC's "Badlands."

[11/10/14 - 12:47 PM]
SundanceTV Expands Original Scripted Slate and Greenlights Next Drama "Hap and Leonard"
The project is based on the rollicking Joe Lansdale Southern noir book series about an unlikely pair of best friends and martial arts experts who struggle through misadventure, to stay on the right side of the law in1980's East Texas.







HAP & LEONARD (SUNDANCE)
Returns in Early 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/2/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's third of six episodes) on 5/1/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from SundanceTV's press release, September 2017) SundanceTV announced today that production is underway on season three of the network's critically-acclaimed original scripted anthology series "Hap and Leonard," in Atlanta, Georgia. The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series. Joining James Purefoy (Hap) and Michael Kenneth Williams (Leonard) in the cast of "Hap and Leonard: The Two-Bear Mambo" is Oscar(R) award-winner and multiple Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) award-winning actor, Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman, Roots). He plays Bacon, a veterinarian-turned-cook at the local diner. Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award nominee Corbin Bernsen ("L.A. Law," "Psych") will play Chief Cantuck, the foul-mouthed, morally ambiguous head of the Grovetown Police department. Andrew Dice Clay (Blue Jasmine, "Entourage") will star as Sonny Knox, the town's politically incorrect radio disc jockey. Additionally, Laura Allen ("American Horror Story: Cult," Mona Lisa Smile) plays Officer Reynolds, an East Texas cop who hides her bigotry behind her badge, and musician Curtis Harding plays blues legend, L.C. Soothe, and L.C.'s grandson, Bobby Joe, both of whom run afoul of the Klan. When Florida Grange goes missing in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown, Hap and Leonard set out to find her. As the mystery unfolds, Hap and Leonard find themselves at odds with a cast of characters so tough they could chew the bumper off a pickup truck, including a possibly corrupt sheriff, and the leader of the Caucasian Knights. Set once again in East Texas, against an impending storm of Biblical proportions, Hap and Leonard scramble to locate Florida before the Klan locates them. The boys learn that the good guys don't always win, and nobody beats Mother Nature.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bill Sage as Howard
· Christina Hendricks as Trudy
· James Purefoy as Hap Collins
· Jimmi Simpson as Soldier
· Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jeremy Platt as EP
· Jim Mickle as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Joe Lansdale as BOOK/CO-EP
· Linda Moran as CP
· Nick Damici as CRTR/EP
· Nick Shumaker as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Sundance Studios