Low Winter Sun Episode 1 “Pilot” airs Sunday, August 11 2013 at 9PM ET/PT on AMC.
Episode Synopsis: Low Winter Sun Episode 1 “Pilot”- When Detectives Frank Agnew and Joe Geddes murder a fellow cop, the Detroit Police Department launches an investigation that filters through more than just the homicide department. Rising crime lord Damon Callis learns how far he will go to make a name for himself on the streets of Detroit.
Show Summary: This gritty, edgy and provocative crime drama begins with an act of retribution – the murder of a dirty cop by a fellow Detroit detective, Frank Agnew (Strong). Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder sets in motion forces that will forever alter the detective’s life and pull him into the heart of the Detroit underworld.
Filmed on location in Detroit, “Low Winter Sun” also stars Lennie James (Lockout, “The Walking Dead”) as Joe Geddes; a Detroit detective and Agnew’s partner in crime; Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Their Eyes Were Watching God, “Castle”) as Charles Dawson, the precinct’s Lieutenant; Athena Karkanis as Dani Khalil, a precinct detective; James Ransone (Sinister) as Damon Callis, the blue collar criminal at the center of Detroit’s underworld; Sprague Greydon (“Sons of Anarchy”) as Maya Callis; Damon’s hard-nosed and cold-blooded wife; Billy Lush (“Generation Kill”) as Nick Paflas, a damaged veteran who is gradually folded into Detroit’s criminal crew; and David Costabile (Lincoln, Side Effects) as Simon Boyd, an Internal Affairs investigator.