Lennie James Shines In ‘Low Winter Sun’ on AMC

Last night AMC premiered its new original series “Low Winter Sun,”¬†directed by Ernest Dickerson and starring Lennie James, Mark Strong, Ruben Santiago and Ericka Alexander.

The show is described as a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred, “Low Winter Sun” begins with the murder of a cop by a fellow Detroit detective. Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder activates forces that will forever alter the detective’s life, and pull him into the heart of the Detroit underworld.

Lennie James plays Detective Frank Рpart cop, part perp Р who thinks he committed the perfect crime when murdering his partner.

The series is based on the British crime drama of the same name, and according to AMC’s press release, the American version debuted to a solid 2.5 million viewers.

“Low Winter Sun” airs Sundays at 10p.m. on AMC.

Watch opening scene from last night’s first episode in the player above. Thoughts?

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