Katie Finneran and Enrique Murciano Will Join Norbert Leo Butz and More in Netflix Series from "Damages" Creators
04 Apr 2014
Two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Enrique Murciano have been cast in Netflix's untitled psychological thriller drama from Sony Pictures TV, according to Deadline.com.
Written and executive-produced by "Damages" creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler (KZK), the 13-episode series also features two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,Catch Me If You Can), Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Sissy Spacek and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Sam Shepard.
The project centers on a close-knit family whose secrets are revealed when their estranged, eldest son returns home.
Butz will portray the youngest son, who considers himself the unofficial mayor of the family's small hometown, and Shepard will play the patriarch of the family.
Shepard won the 1979 Pulitzer for Buried Child, and his works also include Operation Sidewinder and True West.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.