USA Network Drama "Graceland," With Aaron Tveit and Daniel Sunjata, Given Series Order
29 Jun 2012
USA Network has given a 12-episode series order to the law-enforcement drama "Graceland," which features Catch Me If You Can and Next to Normal star Aaron Tveit, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
There series, from Jeff Eastin ("White Collar"), revolves around a group of diverse law-enforcement agents from the DEA, FBI and Customs who are forced to live together in an undercover beach house in Southern California.
The cast also includes Tony Award nominee Daniel Sunjata (Take Me Out) as the FBI's Paul Briggs, Vanessa Ferlito as a DEA agent named Catherine "Charlie" Lopez, Brandon Jay McLaren as a Customs agent and Manny Montana as FBI agent Joe "Johnny" Tuturro.
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.