AMC looks set to replace Walter White with a new antihero, in Low Winter Sun. Mark Strong and Lennie James star as a pair of Detroit detectives in the new police drama, which is based on a 2006 British miniseries also starring Strong. It is described as a story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption that starts with the murder of a cop by fellow Detroit detective Frank Agnew. The 10-episode series, from former Criminal Minds producer Chris Mundy, premieres summer 2013. Check out the trailer below.
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The AMC Original Series Low Winter Sun is 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. Based on the award-winning 2006 British miniseries of the same name, Low Winter Sun stars Mark Strong (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Zero Dark Thirty) and co-stars Lennie James (The Walking Dead, Jericho, Snatch). Chris Mundy (Criminal Minds, Cold Case) serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner. Season one consists of ten, one-hour episodes and premieres Summer 2013 on AMC.[/callout]