Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Development News - Aden Young & Logan Marshall-Green to Star in USA Drama Pilot 'Damnation'; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - September 20, 2016

Amazon's The Legend of Master Legend and USA's Damnation.

  • Aden Young (Rectify) and Logan Marshall-Green (Quarry) have been cast in the lead roles on the drama pilot. Sarah Jones, Chasten Harmon, Christopher Heyerdahl and Melinda Page Hamilton have also been cast as series regulars, with Joe Adler set to recur if picked up to series. Young will play Seth Davenport, a man with a violent past and a secret ambition to lead a revolution against American industrialists. Marshall-Green will play Creeley Turner, a hard-boiled and deadly mercenary sent to Iowa to stop the revolt. Jones will play Amelia Davenport, a woman who puts on a modest front as a preacher's wife in order to disguise her fierce political ambitions. Harmon will play Bessie Louvin, a recent arrival to the local house of ill repute who is literate and cunning with Machiavellian plans to achieve a life of independence. Heyerdahl will play Don Berryman, the charming local sheriff who in fact ruthlessly controls the county's moonshining, bootlegging and prostitution rackets. Hamilton will play Connie Nunn, a brutally efficient professional strikebreaker who arrives in Iowa seeking revenge for her husband's murder. Adler will play DL Sulllivan, the young reporter in the town.
  • John Hawkes (Winter's Bone, Deadwood) is in negotiations to play the lead role on the comedy pilot written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster. He will play Master Legend, a man who tries to defend justice and defeat wrongdoers on the Las Vegas strip.