The second season of Cinemax’s original drama series Banshee will premiere on Friday January 10th at 10/9c, the network has announced.
Created by Jonathan Tropper & David Schickler and executive produced by True Blood showrunner Alan Ball, Banshee follows Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal activities, even as he’s hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier. The drama series stars Antony Starr (Rush), Ivana Milicevic (Charlie’s Angels), Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration), Frankie Faison (The Good Wife), Rus Blackwell (Burn Notice), Ryann Shane (Blue Bloods), Ben Cross (Star Trek), Demetrius Grosse (Justified), Trieste Kelly Dunn (Brothers and Sisters), Matt Servitto (The Sopranos), Lili Simmons (Fat Kid Rules the World), Hoon Lee (Premium Rush) and Daniel Ross Owens (Prison Break). Amongst the many actor joining the cast for the show’s second season are Zeljko Ivanek (Damages) as Jim Racine, a chain-smoking, renegade FBI agent who has been tracking Rabbit for 15 years; Tatanka Means (The Host) as Hoyt Rivers, head of security for Alex Longshadow; and Julian Sands (24), as Rabbit’s younger brother, a brilliant, devout and amoral Ukrainian priest who is just as dangerous.
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