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Randall Einhorn To Direct Season 2 Of SundanceTV’s ‘The Red Road’

By | Friday July 11, 2014 @ 8:58am PDT

Randall Einhorn To Direct Season 2 Of SundanceTV’s ‘The Red Road’EXCLUSIVE: Randall Einhorn, who’s coming off a two-year overall deal at FX, has signed on to exec produce and direct Season 2 of SundanceTV drama The Red Road. The series, from Aaron Guzikowski, chronicles the clash between two communities – a small town and the neighboring mountains, home to a Native American tribe -i and two men (Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson) on a collision course. Einhorn will direct four of the six episodes, which shoots this fall in Atlanta.
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SundanceTV Drama ‘The Red Road’ Renewed For Six-Episode Second Season

By | Monday April 28, 2014 @ 1:56pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Tb0_YsPaHpk.market_maxresSundanceTV has renewed its second wholly owned original scripted series The Red Road for a second season with a six-episode order for 2015. The series chronicles the clash between two communities – a small town and the neighboring mountains, home to a Native American tribe -i and two men (Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson) on a collision course. “It’s a show about what happens when you try to bury the truth, and the devastating impact of that,” said SundanceTV President Sarah Barnett. Julianne Nicholson and Tamara Tunie co-star in the series from writer Aaron Guzikowski and producer Sarah Condon. No ratings information on the first season has been released.

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Sundance Channel To Premiere ‘The Red Road’ Internationally On April 24

By | Tuesday February 25, 2014 @ 1:47am PST

sundance logoSundance Channel‘s second original scripted series The Red Road debuts Stateside on February 27. In a move that dovetails with the launch of the Sundance London film and music festival, and as Sundance ups its international profile, the six-part series will premiere simultaneously on Sundance Channel on April 24 in Latin America, the Middle East, North Africa, and European territories including France, Iberia, Benelux, Poland and CEE. AMC/Sundance Channel Global red roadacquired the rights from eOne which is handling international for all original scripted series from AMC and Sundance under a pact signed in September. The Red Road revolves around a local cop (Martin Henderson) struggling to keep his family together while policing two clashing communities. Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson and Tamara Tunie also star. Writer Aaron Guzikowski and Sarah Condon are exec producing and Bridget Carpenter is executive producer/showrunner. James Gray directed the first episode.

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Sundance Channel Rebrands As SundanceTV; Unveils New Logo

By | Monday January 27, 2014 @ 7:42am PST

SundanceTV LogoBeginning in February, Sundance Channel will be known as SundanceTV, leading up to the premiere of the network’s newest original scripted series The Red Road. The rebrand supports Sundance’s commitment to creating fresh and daring original programming, Sundance Channel said today in a statement. The new design will feature a streamlined logo in a modern sans serif font and neutral palette. Additionally, the network is introducing a new website, www.sundance.tv. Read More »

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TCA: Sundance’s ‘The Red Road’ Creator Aaron Guzikowski Defends Affability; Star Martin Henderson Defends New Zealand Birthplace

Red Road: Aaron GuzikowskiAaron Guzikowski is probably used to critics wondering “what kind of sick, twisted mind” (LAT) could dream up  his dark, psychological thrillers, like Prisoners and Sundance’s new drama series The Red Road.

“You’re an affable guy” one TV critic noted with surprise this morning Guzikowski came to Winter TV Press Tour 2014 to talk about the Sundance project debuting February 27. The critic wondered how such an affable guy could “relish your darker side” and asked him to speak about this “passion.”

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“For darkness? I came from a pretty happy upbringing,  but my mother was obsessed with horror novels and my father with science fiction,” he responded, affably. “Horror and darkness always felt comfortable to me — an escape from the banalities of things that drag me down. There’s something kind of beautiful about it.” Read More »

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Sundance Channel’s ‘The Red Road’ Set For February 27 Premiere: Video

By | Monday January 6, 2014 @ 8:33am PST

sundanceSundance Channel‘s second original scripted series The Red Road will debut at 9 PM on February 27, the channel said today. The six-episode dramatic thriller centers around local sheriff (Martin Henderson) as he struggles to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up just outside of New York City, and the neighboring mountains — home of a federally unrecognized Native American tribe. After a tragedy and cover-up, an uneasy alliance is forged between the officer and a dangerous member of the tribe, and the lives of both unravel, leading to terrible consequences (see trailer below). Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie, Annalise Basso, Allie Gonino, Kiowa Gordon, Lisa Bonet and Tom Sizemore also star. The Red Road hails from writer Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband, Prisoners) and producer Sarah Condon (Bored To Death). Guzikowski and Condon executive produce and Bridget Carpenter is executive producer and showrunner. James Gray (The Immigrant, Two Lovers, We Own The Night) directed the first episode.

Sundance Channel’s first original scripted series Rectify returns for a second season in 2014. The channel will also premiere the original mini-series The Honorable Woman in 2014.

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Tom Sizemore To Co-Star In Sundance Channel Drama Series ‘The Red Road’

By | Wednesday August 7, 2013 @ 1:47pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Sizemore has joined the cast of Sundance Channel‘s second original scripted series The Red Road, which has a straight-to-series six-episode order. It’s described as a hard-hitting drama that revolves around a local cop (Martin Henderson) struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring mountains, home of a Native American tribe. After a terrible tragedy and coverup occurs involving the cop’s wife (Julianne Nicholson), an unholy alliance is forged between the cop and ex-cop Phillip Kopus (Jason Momoa), a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved. Sizemore, repped by APA and Polimedia, plays Phillip’s father Jack Kopus, a terrifying and unpredictable drug dealer. Phillip returns home to run Jack’s small-town drug ring. Writer Aaron Guzikowski and Sarah Condon are exec producing and Bridget Carpenter serves as executive producer/showrunner. James Gray will direct the first episode. The first Sundance original series, Rectify, returns for a second season next year.

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Martin Henderson To Topline Sundance Original Series ‘The Red Road’

By | Wednesday July 31, 2013 @ 4:59pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Martin Henderson is set for the lead in Sundance Channel‘s second original scripted series The Red Road. The project, formerly known as The Descendants, has a straight-to-series six-episode order. It’s described as a hard-hitting drama that revolves around Harold Jensen (Henderson), a sheriff struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring Ramapo Mountains, home of the Ramapo Mountain Indians. Henderson joins previously cast Jason Momoa, who plays Indian ex-con Phillip Kopus and Julianne Nicholson who plays Jensen’s wife. Writer Aaron Guzikowski and Sarah Condon are exec producing and Bridget Carpenter serves as executive producer/showrunner. The first Sundance original series, Rectify, returns for a second season next year. Henderson, repped by CAA, Management 360 and Warren Dern, will next be seen in Devil’s Knot.

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Jason Momoa To Star In Sundance Channel Series ‘The Red Road’

By | Friday July 19, 2013 @ 11:41am PDT

Jason Momoa, who toplined 2011′s Conan reboot and appeared on HBO’s Game Of Thrones, has been cast in Sundance Channel‘s second original scripted series The Red Road. The project, formerly known as The Descendants, has a straight-to-series six-episode order. It’s described as a hard-hitting drama that revolves around Harold Jensen, a sheriff struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring Ramapo Mountains, home of the Ramapo Mountain Indians. Momoa will play Indian ex-con Phillip Kopus. Julianne Nicholson had already been cast as the female lead. Writer Aaron Guzikowski and Sarah Condon are exec producing and Bridget Carpenter will serve as executive producer/showrunner. The first Sundance original series, Rectify, has been a critical success and returns for a second season next year.

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