via press release:
EMMY®-WINNING SERIES BANSHEE RETURNS FOR
THIRD SEASON JAN. 9, EXCLUSIVELY ON CINEMAX
BANSHEE returns for its ten-episode third season FRIDAY, JAN. 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX. The Emmy®-winning show is executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi, Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes.
The show stars Antony Starr (“Wish You Were Here”) as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal pursuits while enforcing his own code of justice.
Other returning cast regulars include: Ivana Milicevic (“Untitled Cameron Crowe Project,” HBO’s “Mind of the Married Man”) as Carrie Hopewell, a notorious jewel thief who lives in Banshee under an assumed identity with her family, which has recently learned of her criminal past; Ulrich Thomsen (“The Celebration”) as Kai Proctor, an intimidating, wealthy businessman who believes he is above the law; Frankie Faison (“The Good Wife,” HBO’s “The Wire”) as Sugar Bates, a powerful and wise former boxer and ex-con who is now the owner of the local watering hole; and Hoon Lee (“The Blacklist”) as Job, a dangerous transvestite computer hacker who assists Lucas and Carrie in their criminal enterprises.
Returning cast regulars also include: Rus Blackwell (HBO’s “Recount”) as Gordon Hopewell, Banshee’s district attorney-turned-mayor; Matt Servitto (HBO’s “The Sopranos”) as Brock Lotus, Lucas’ long-suffering veteran deputy; Trieste Kelly Dunn (“Brothers and Sisters”) as Siobhan Kelly, Lucas’s deputy and new girlfriend; Ryann Shane (“Blue Bloods”) as Deva, the Hopewell’s daughter, who is rattled after learning that Lucas fathered her; Lili Simmons (HBO’s “True Detective”) as Rebecca Bowman, who has been taken under the wing of her uncle, Kai Proctor, and is looking to assume a larger role in his criminal activities; Odette Annable (“House, M.D.”) as Nola Longshadow, a Native American assassin out to avenge her brother’s killing; and Geno Segers (“Teen Wolf”) as Chayton Littlestone, the Kinaho tribe’s imposing leader.
New cast regulars include Langley Kirkwood (“Black Sails”) as Col. Douglas Stowe, a duplicitous Marine leader, and Afton Williamson (“Nashville”) as Alison Medding, Banshee’s new assistant district attorney.
New guest stars include Denis O’Hare (HBO’s “True Blood”; “American Horror Story”) as FBI Special Agent Robert Phillips, looking to bring Lucas to justice; Chaske Spencer (“Twilight: New Moon”) as Billy Raven, a Kinaho tribe member hired as a new deputy; Tom Pelphrey as Kurt Bunker, a reformed skinhead who applies for the job of deputy at the Banshee sheriff’s department; and Meaghan Rath as Aimee King, the last remaining deputy at the corruption-riddled Kinaho Reservation police department.
BANSHEE was created by Jonathan Tropper (“This Is Where I Leave You”) and David Schickler (“Kissing in Manhattan”); executive producers, Alan Ball (HBO’s “True Blood” and the Emmy®-winning “Six Feet Under”), Greg Yaitanes (Emmy® winner for directing “House, M.D.”), Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi (“Towelhead,” HBO’s “Six Feet Under”); producer, Robert F. Phillips (“Kingdom Hospital”). Scripts were written by Jonathan Tropper, Halley Gross (“Broad City”), Justin Britt-Gibson (“The Strain”), Adam Targum (“CSI: NY”), Christopher Kelley (“The Wreck of the Unfathomable”), Jennifer Ames (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”) and Steve Turner (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”). Directors for the new season include Greg Yaitanes, Loni Peristere (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Magnus Martens (”Nattskiftet”) and OC Madsen (“Edderkoppen,” “Flame and Citron”).