The second season finale of Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo (Wednesdays, 10/9C) wraps up the last loose ends of the season – who was BB and who killed him?
All of the details that have made this season so memorable – deeply unexpected circumstances; characters that are fully formed and relatable; that hint of the supernatural that feels natural when it really shouldn’t, and a final reveal that is both satisfying and completely logical – culminate in the what is a remarkable season of television.
Set in the late 1980s, Hap and Leonard – based on the works of Joe R. Lansdale – is a darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed-up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho-killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz.
The series follows Hap Collins (James Purefoy), an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine (Michael K. Williams), a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper – the best friends in that equation.
Hap and Leonard premieres on SundanceTV on Wednesday, March 2nd (10/9C). For more, follow the jump.
To properly set the stage for its new series, Hap and Leonard (above) – which is set in the late ’80s – SundanceTV Has scheduled SundanceTV Celebrates The 80’s, featuring seven of the most iconic movies of that decade: Say Anything, Hairspray, Wall Street, Stripes, Sixteen Candles, National Lampoon’s Vacation”and The Goonies.
SundanceTV Celebrates The 80’s will begin at 8am/7C on Saturday, February 6th. Follow the jump for times and descriptions.
Hap and Leonard premieres on Wednesday, March 2nd ((109C).
SundanceTV continues to expand into scripted television by greenlighting a new mystery series, Hap and Leonard – based on Joe R. Lansdale’s bestselling series of books.
The series will feature the titular pair of best friends – Hap Collins and Leonard Pine – and martial artists who struggle to stay on the right side of the law through a series misadventures. Lansdale’s books fall into the Southern noir genre and promise to be good, pulpy fun.
Hap and Leonard join SundanceTV’s growing roster of critically acclaimed shows that include Rectify, The Red Road, The Honourable Woman and Top of the Lake. Production will begin in 2015 for an early 2016 premiere. For more, follow the jump.