[01/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
Hit HBO Series Deadwood Kicks Off Second Season March 6

[via press release from HBO]


LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2005 - HBO's hit Sunday-night western drama series DEADWOOD kicks off its second season of 12 episodes SUNDAY, MARCH 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). The spring of 1877 brings major changes to DEADWOOD, in the form of new arrivals, and the encroaching forces of modernism and capitalism, as the camp becomes an official part of the United States.

Created and executive produced by David Milch ("NYPD Blue"), DEADWOOD wrapped its first season last June. The series was nominated for 11 Emmys(r) last year and won two Emmys(r) (Directing for a Drama Series - Walter Hill and Sound Editing for a Series). In addition, DEADWOOD was recently nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, for Best Television Series, Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama (Ian McShane). HBO Video will release the first season of DEADWOOD on DVD Feb. 8.

Cast regulars on the second season of DEADWOOD include: Timothy Olyphant (Seth Bullock), Ian McShane (Al Swearengen), John Hawkes (Sol Star), Molly Parker (Alma Garret), Powers Boothe (Cy Tolliver), Robin Weigert (Calamity Jane), Brad Dourif (Doc Cochran), Leon Rippy (Tom Nuttal), Paula Malcomson (Trixie), Sean Bridgers (Johnny Burns), W. Earl Brown (Dan Dority), Dayton Callie (Charlie Utter), Jim Beaver (Ellsworth), William Sanderson (E.B. Farnum), Kim Dickens (Joanie Stubbs), Jeffrey Jones (A.W. Merrick), Titus Welliver (Silus Adams), Anna Gunn (Martha Bullock), Garret Dillahunt (Samuel Wolcott), Bree Seanna Wall (Sofia Metz) and Josh Eriksson (William Bullock).

Directors for the second season of DEADWOOD include: Michael Almereyda, Ed Bianchi, Gregg Fienberg, Dan Minahan, Steve Shill, Alan Taylor and Tim Van Patten. Writers include: David Milch, Regina Corrado, Sara Hess, Ted Mann, Bernadette McNamara, Victoria Morrow, Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steve Shill and Jody Worth.

DEADWOOD is produced by HBO Entertainment in association with Red Board Productions and Paramount Network Television; created and executive produced by David Milch; executive producer, Gregg Fienberg; supervising producers, Scott Stephens and Jody Worth; producers, Ed Bianchi, Ted Mann, Elizabeth Sarnoff; casting directors, Junie Lowry Johnson, C.S.A. and Libby Goldstein.

  [january 2005]  


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