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Sundance TV Issues Second Season Pick-Up to ‘Hap and Leonard’

Six-Episode First Season Netted Favorable Reviews

Sundance TV has announced it will move forward on a second season of drama “Hap and Leonard,” which is adapted from the crime novel series by Joe R. Lansdale and features James Purefoy and Michael K. Williams (“The Wire”) as two mismatched best friends who take part in a get-rich-quick scheme that quickly goes awry. The six-episode first season launched in March.

“Hap and Leonard” also stars Christina Hendricks, Jimmi Simpson, Bill Sage, and Pollyanna McIntosh, and is created by director Jim Mickle (“Cold in July,” “Stakeland”) and actor Nick Damici.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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