Del Harris gets a second chance. The american rust The TV show was canceled by Showtime in January, but the show has now been revived by Amazon streaming service Freevee.
A family drama series, the american rust The TV show is based on the novel by Philipp Meyer and stars Jeff Daniels, Maura Tierney, Bill Camp, David Alvarez, Alex Neustaedter, Julia Mayorga, Mark Pellegrino and Rob Yang. A story of survival and transcendence, told through the eyes of Del Harris (Daniels). He’s the complicated (and compromised) police chief of a Pennsylvania Rust Belt town that’s full of good people making bad choices. When news of an ex-cop’s murder spreads through town, Harris must decide how far he’s willing to take to protect Billy Poe (Neustaedter), the son of Grace (Tierney), the woman he loves. ..
Airing on Sunday evenings, the first season of american rust achieved an average rating of 0.02 in the 18-49 demographic and 304,000 viewers in Live+ same-day ratings (including DVR playback until 3:00 a.m.).
“We can confirm that american rust will not be moving forward with a second season,” read a January statement from Showtime. “We want to thank our partners at Boat Rocker, our talented showrunner Dan Futterman and the rest of the wonderful writers, and our amazing cast led by Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney.”
Amazon Freevee picks up the second season of “American Rust,” with Emmy winner Jeff Daniels returning to star and executive produce alongside Golden Globe winner Maura Tierney
The crime drama from Oscar nominee Dan Futterman and Tony Award nominee Adam Rapp depicts the familiar realities of small-town American life
CULVER CITY, Calif. – June 9, 2022 – Today, Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV) announced that it will be picking up a second season of American Rust, starring Jeff Daniels and Maura Tierney. Produced by Boat Rocker and produced by Daniels, Dan Futterman and Adam Rapp, the second season of the gripping crime drama set in Pennsylvania town Rust Belt will air exclusively on Freevee.
Based on the critically acclaimed novel of the same name by Philipp Meyer, the first season of American Rust explored the tattered American dream in a Rust Belt town in southwestern Pennsylvania through the eyes of the chief Font Del Harris (Daniels). Harris is compromised when the son of the woman he loves (Tierney) is framed for murder, and he’s forced to decide what he’s willing to do to protect him. Production on the second season is set to begin later this year with the return of Daniels and Tierney.
“I’m grateful to Amazon Freevee for giving us the chance to make the second season of American Rust. Set in a struggling small American town, our authentic, realistic story is made for streaming. The movies they don’t make more are being shot in series at places like Amazon Freevee. That’s where I want to be,” said Jeff Daniels.
“American Rust is exactly the kind of gritty, engaging storytelling that Amazon Freevee audiences love, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring this premium series to our customers for free,” said Lauren Anderson and Ryan. Pirozzi, co-responsible for content. and programming on Amazon Freevee. “We look forward to diving in with Boat Rocker and Dan Futterman to continue the story that intrigued audiences in season one, and to see the evolution of the characters so ably portrayed by Jeff and Maura in this next chapter.”
“We’re thrilled to be working with the wonderful team at Amazon Freevee to bring American Rust back for a second season,” said Steve Lescroart, President of Boat Rocker Studios, Scripted. “The source material for this series is incredibly rich, and when you add the world-class talents of Dan Futterman, Jeff Daniels, Maura Tierney, Adam Rapp and the entire cast and crew, Season 2 is sure to come. to captivate viewers who love quality content. We are truly excited to have the opportunity to continue to tell this story.
In addition to Daniels, Futterman and Rapp, American Rust is also produced by Paul Martino, Michael De Luca and Katie O’Connell Marsh for Boat Rocker and Elisa Ellis.
American Rust is produced and distributed worldwide by Boat Rocker.
Freevee uniquely offers premium originals on a free streaming service, including new dramas Troppo and Bosch: Legacy; the second season of the buddy-cop drama Pretty Hard Cases; and the stranger-than-fiction true-crime docuseries Bug Out. Spanning drama and comedy, scripted and unscripted, other Freevee Originals currently available include the court program Judy Justice, the Top Class sports docuseries from UNINTERRUPTED: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers, the thriller espionage Alex Rider, musical docuseries Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary and heist drama Leverage: Redemption.
Upcoming Originals include the comedy series Sprung by Greg Garcia; and High School, a scripted series adapted for television by Clea DuVall, produced by Plan B and based on the New York Times best-selling memoir by Grammy-nominated platinum artists Tegan and Sara Quin.
Amazon Freevee, formerly IMDb TV
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· Expansive Catalog: Amazon Freevee is a modern television network, bringing viewers ambitious Originals, including Bosch: Legacy, the spin-off of the Bosch Prime Video series; the Judy Justice program; the musical docuseries Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary; the heist drama Leverage: Redemption; the true-crime docuseries Moment of Truth; the buddy-cop drama Pretty Hard Cases; the goofy true-crime docuseries Bug Out; the spy thriller Alex Rider; Australian crime drama Troppo; and the Top Class sports docuseries from UNINTERRUPTED: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers. Combined with an ever-updating library of broadly appealing blockbuster movies and TV shows in a wide selection of genres, and a catalog of over 75 FAST channels, Freevee gives customers the content they’ve come to expect. see on a paid service.
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About Boat Rocker
Boat Rocker (TSX: BRMI) is the home of creative visionaries. An independent and integrated global entertainment company, Boat Rocker aims to tell stories and build iconic brands across all genres and mediums. With offices worldwide, Boat Rocker’s creative and business capabilities include scripted, unscripted, and children’s and family television production, distribution, brand and franchise management, world-class animation studio and talent management through Untitled Entertainment. Select Boat Rocker projects include: Invasion (Apple TV+), Orphan Black (BBC AMERICA, CTV Sci-Fi Channel), Dear… (Apple TV+), Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry (Apple TV+), The Next Step (BBC, Family Channel, CBC), Daniel Spellbound (Netflix) and Dino Ranch (Disney+, Disney Junior, CBC). For more information, visit www.boatrocker.com.
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