AMC RELEASES EXTENDED TRAILER FROM NEW SCRIPTED SERIES, "FEED THE BEAST," STARRING DAVID SCHWIMMER AND JIM STURGESS
SERIES IS NOW SET TO PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 5TH
AMC RELEASES EXTENDED TRAILER HERE
NEW YORK, NY, May 12, 2016 - AMC today released an extended trailer from the network's upcoming original series "Feed the Beast," now premiering on Sunday, June 5th at 10pm ET/PT. The series, then moves to its regular Tuesday night time slot on June 7th. On that night, viewers will be offered an encore of the show's premiere episode at 9 p.m. ET and its all-new second episode at 10 p.m. ET.
Starring David Schwimmer ("American Crime Story," "Band of Brothers," "Friends") and Jim Sturgess (21, Across the Universe, Cloud Atlas), the series is about two best friends, Tommy Moran (Schwimmer), and Dion Patras (Sturgess) who take one last shot at their dream of opening a restaurant.
"Feed the Beast" tells the story of Tommy (Schwimmer) and Dion (Sturgess) who are like brothers. With all the love - and all the complications - that comes with it. Dion can't stay out of trouble. Tommy can't move past it. For two friends on the brink of losing everything, a dusty pipe dream of opening up an upscale restaurant in their hometown of the Bronx is all they have left to turn their lives around.
The cast also includes includes Michael Gladis ("Mad Men," "House of Lies"), as Patrick Woichik, aka The Tooth Fairy, the soft spoken, brutally intimidating local mobster with a penchant for pulling teeth; Lorenza Izzo (The Green Inferno, Sex Ed), as Pilar Herrera, a woman who meets Tommy in a grief group, and is desperately searching for true love; Christine Adams (Batman Begins, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."), as Tommy's late wife Rie Moran, John Doman ("The Wire," "The Affair"), as Tommy's father Aidan Moran, a shrewd and ruthless businessman and unapologetic racist; and Elijah Jacob ("Spot On") as Tommy's ten year old son TJ Moran.
"Feed the Beast" is produced by AMC Studios and Lionsgate in association with Clyde Phillips Productions. Executive producers are Phillips, Henrik Ruben Genz ("Bankerot," "Borgen"), Malene Blenkov ("Bankerot") and Piv Bernth ("The Killing," "Forbrydelsen" and "Bron/Broen").
Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade, or creating acclaimed original programming, AMC brings to its audience something deeper, something richer, Something More. The network reigns as the only cable network in history ever to win the Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row with "Mad Men," and six of the last eight with back-to-back honoree "Breaking Bad." The network boasts the most-watched drama series in basic cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last three years with "The Walking Dead." AMC's current original drama series include "The Walking Dead," "Better Call Saul," "Hell on Wheels," "TURN: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire," "Humans," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Into the Badlands" and the forthcoming "The Night Manager," "Feed the Beast," "Preacher" and "The Son." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "The Making of The Mob," "Comic Book Men" and the upcoming "Ride with Norman Reedus" and "The American West." AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Something More.