Thursday, January 30, 2014

Cinemax Renews 'Banshee' for Season 3

Cinemax has renewed the action drama series Banshee for a third season, scheduled to debut in early 2015, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, President, HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming. The series is currently airing its second season, with new episodes debuting Fridays at 10/9c.

Executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, David Schickler, Peter Macdissi, Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes, Banshee stars Antony Starr as Lucas Hood and Ivana Milicevic as Carrie Hopewell. The series tells the story of Hood, an ex-con and master thief who tracks down Hopewell, his former lover and partner in crime, who has reinvented herself as the wife of the Banshee, Pa. prosecutor. In Banshee, Hood assumes the identity of the town's sheriff and continues his criminal activities, even as he's hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier.

Also starring in season two are Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison, Hoon Lee, Rus Blackwell, Matt Servitto, Demetrius Grosse, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Ryann Shane, Anthony Ruivivar, Lili Simmons, Odette Annable and Ben Cross.

Guest stars for season two include Zeljko Ivanek, Tatanka Means and Julian Sands.