‘Damnation’ Lands Series Order during USA; Netflix Boards as Co-Producer

USA Network is entering Damnation.

The NBCUniversal wire network has systematic a duration drama to series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Additionally, Netflix has come onboard as a co-producer with Universal Cable Productions, and will have first-run rights to a play outward of a U.S.

Described as “an epic tale of a tip story of a 1930s American heartland,” Damnation centers on a onslaught between large income and a downtrodden, God and greed, charlatans and prophets during a Depression. The plan centers on Seth Davenport (Ripper Street’s Killian Scott), a male sanctimonious to be a parochial Iowa reverend in a hopes of starting a full-blown revolt opposite a standing quo. Focused on his mission, he is unknowingly that an nobleman aristocrat has hired a veteran muscle named Creeley Turner (Quarry‘s Logan Marshall-Green) to stop a overthrow by whatever means necessary. Unbeknownst to those around them, these dual group already share a tip bloody past.

Scott transposed Rectify star Aden Young, who was creatively set to star though exited a plan days before sharpened on a commander began in September.

The expel also includes Sarah Jones (Alcatraz), Chasten Harmon (BrainDead), Christopher Heyerdahl (Hell on Wheels), Melinda Page Hamilton (Mad Men) and Joe Adler (Grey’s Anatomy), who guest-starred in a commander and has been promoted to array unchanging as partial of a pickup.

The array is approaching to premiere in October, that is also when Emmy leader Mr. Robot is slated to lapse for deteriorate three.

Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie helmed a commander uninformed off a success of a western, that was a summer sleeper strike final year and went onto acquire an Oscar assignment for best picture. Tony Tost (Longmire) wrote a commander and will executive furnish with James Mangold (Walk a Line), Guymon Casady (Game of Thrones), Daniel Rappaport (Office Space) on interest of Entertainment 360. The plan hails from Universal Cable Productions.

Damnation joins a recently picked adult play Unsolved during a network. The latter, that also boasts considerable auspices in commander executive Anthony Hemingway (The People v. O.J. Simpson), follows a mixed military investigations into a murders of swat stars Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace, aka a Notorious B.I.G.

USA Network’s play line-up also embody a long-running Suits, Mr. Robot, Colony, Queen of a South, Falling Water and a stirring psychological thriller The Sinner starring Jessica Biel.

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