Julian Sands Joins ‘Banshee’ Cast As Amoral Priest
Filmed in and around Charlotte, North Carolina and in parts of South Carolina, Season 2 of Cinemax’s hit series Banshee just started production this week, as Julian Sands (24, Smallville) has been announced as the newest member of the cast.
TV Line reports that Sands has booked a three-episode Season 2 arc oas Rabbit’s (Ben Cross) equally as dangerous younger brother, who also happens to be a devout and amoral Ukrainian priest.
Banshee stars Antony Starr (Rush), Ivana Milicevic (Charlie’s Angels), and Matt Servitto (Hitch), Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration), Frankie Faison (The Wire), Rus Blackwell (Recount), Ryann Shane (Blue Bloods), Lili Simmons (Geek Charming), Chelsea Cardwell (What to Expect When You’re Expecting), Michael Roark (Magic Mike), Odette Annable (Cloverfield), Ben Cross (Star Trek), and Southport, NC actress Trieste Kelly Dunn.
Executive produced by Alan Ball (True Blood, Six Feet Under) and Greg Yaitanes (House, Lost), the action drama centers on an ex-convict and master thief (Antony Starr) who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, PA, where he continues his criminal activities even as he’s being hunted by the shadowy gangsters he had betrayed years earlier.
Cinemax began production on the series in and around Charlotte, NC in May and officially wrapped production on Season 1 in September.
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