In 2006, Mark Strong has played in two parts of the mini-series “Low Winter Sun” directed by Adrian Shergold and was praised by critics for credible way in which he played one of the two police officers who killed a colleague, for which actor will reintegration in character Frank Agnew in pilot episode of the North American version of the channel AMC.
In the scenario developed by Chris Mundy (“Criminal Minds”, “Cold Case”), who fulfills tasks including executive producer, the action is moved from Edinburgh to Detroit, and crime that triggers a chain of unpleasant events and forever alter Frank Agnew’s life is committed by a single author, not the two authors.
The original miniseries was a dark thriller, violent and stylized those issues such as crime, betrayal, revenge and corruption, and new version will keep intact the details, as noted by journalists from Deadline.
James Ranson, that you know from the series “Treme“, “Generation Kill” and “The Wire” will embody Damon Callis in “Low Winter Sun”, a member of organized crime syndicate in Detroit, who met with Detective Frank Agnew after the latter go to the other side of the law and dips in illegal activities, relating to suspicious persons.
Mark Strong recently starred in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, “Black Gold” and “John Carter” and by the end of 2012 will launch the action thriller “Welcome to the Punch” and the thriller about the capture of Osama bin Laden “Zero Dark Thirty“.