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Louis Gossett Jr. Joins Hap and Leonard for Season Three!

Hap and Leonard – Hap Collins (James Purefoy), Leonard Pine (Michael K Williams) – Photo by Bob Mahoney/Courtesy of SundanceTV

The third season of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard will be subtitled The Two-Bear Mambo and adapt that Joe R. Lansdale novel for television.

Set once again in East Texas just before Christmas of 1989, Hap and Leonard scramble to locate Florida Grange, who has gone missing in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown.

Oscar®-winner Louis Gossett Jr., Psych’s Corbin Bersen and Andrew Dice Clay join the show’s cast for season three – which will premiere on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (10/9).

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Production Begins on Season Three of Hap and Leonard!

Michael K Williams as Leonard Pine , James Purefoy as Hap Collins – Hap and Leonard – Photo Credit: James Minchin/SundanceTV.

SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard has begun production on its third season – which will be based on the Joe. R. Lansdale novel, The Two Bear Mambo.

In season three, when Florida Grange goes missing in the Klan-infested town of Grovetown, Hap and Leonard set out to find her.

Louis Gossett Jr., Corbin Bernsen and Andrew Dice Clay will be recurring guest stars this season.

Hap and Earl: The Two-Bear Mambo is slated to return in early 2018.

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Hap and Leonard Renewed for The Two-Bear Mambo!

Michael K Williams as Leonard Pine , James Purefoy as Hap Collins – Hap and Leonard – Photo by James Minchin/SundanceTV.

SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard has been renewed for a third season – subtitled The Two-Bear Mambo (inspired by the novel of the same name by Joe R. Lansdale).

Hap and Leonard will return in 2018.

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Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo – Wrapping Up Loose Ends Can Be Troubling!

James Purefoy as Hap Collins, Michael K Williams as Leonard Pine – Hap and Leonard _ Season 2, Episode 6 – Photo Credit: Bob Mahoney/SundanceTV

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.

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Brian Dennehy and Irma P. Hall Recur In Hap and Leonard: Mucho Mojo!

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When SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard returns for its second season, there’ll be a new sheriff in town – and a new neighborhood matriarch.

Brian Dennehy will recur as Sheriff Valentine Otis, a big fish in a small pond, and Irma P. Hall will recur as MeMaw – confidant to Hap and Leonard.

Other casting includes Dohn Norwood, Tiffany Mack and Cranston Johnson. Follow the jump for more.

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SundanceTV’s The A Word Picked Up for Season Two!

Max Vento as Joe Hughes; Lee Ingleby as Paul Hughes; Morven Christie as Alison Hughes; Molly Wright as Rebecca Hughes; Greg McHugh as Eddie Scott; Vinette Robinson as Nicola Daniels; Christopher Eccleston and Maurice Scott  - The A Word _ Season 1 - Photo Credit: Rory Mulvey/Sundance
Max Vento as Joe Hughes; Lee Ingleby as Paul Hughes; Morven Christie as Alison Hughes; Molly Wright as Rebecca Hughes; Greg McHugh as Eddie Scott; Vinette Robinson as Nicola Daniels; Christopher Eccleston and Maurice Scott – The A Word _ Season 1 – Photo Credit: Rory Mulvey/Sundance

SundanceTV has ordered a second season of its critically acclaimed series The A Word – ‘an authentic portrait of ‘a contemporary family after their young son is diagnosed with autism.’

The A Word joins previously announced renewals Top of the Lake, Hap and Leonard and Cleverman. Follow the jump for details.

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SundanceTV Announces Premiere Date for Hap and Leonard!

James Purefoy as Hap Collins, Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine, and Christina Hendricks as Trudy - Hap and Leonard _ Season 1, Press Kit - Photo Credit: Hilary Gayle/SundanceTV
James Purefoy as Hap Collins, Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine, and Christina Hendricks as Trudy – Hap and Leonard _ Season 1, Photo Credit: Hilary Gayle/SundanceTV

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.

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Sundance TV Paves the Way for Hap and Leonard with ’80s Marathon!

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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).

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Christina Hendricks Joins Hap and Leonard!

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Christina Hendricks has joined the cast of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard – the series about two poor, struggling martial artists trying to stay on the right side of the law.

Hendricks will play Hap’s ex-wife Trudy, who resurfaces after a two-year absence, with an offer Hap can’t refuse. For more, follow the jump. Hap and Leonard will air in early 2016.

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Joe R. Lansdale’s Hap and Leonard Come To SundanceTV!

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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.

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