Dark Winds fans will not have to wait much longer for their show to return. The early premiere on AMC Plus will air on July 27. AMC’s regular premiere will air on Sunday, July 30. Episodes will continue to air every Thursday for AMC Plus subscribers. There will be six episodes just like the first season.
"“The monsters ain’t just in the shadows. Their in broad damn daylight.”"
Dark Winds follows the story of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee set in the secluded Navajo Nation in 1971. Joe is a veteran police chief and the more he uncovers about the murders there the more is connected to his dead son. Chee is a former FBI agent who later becomes Laphorn’s deputy officer.
Out of the 18 books from the Leaphorn & Chee franchise, season 2 will cover the book People of Darkness. For those of you that have read it. This is the fourth crime book of Leaphorn and Chee by Tony Hillerman. The story takes place in New Mexico at the Crownpoint, New Mexico office for the Navajo Tribal Police.
There are a lot more friendly faces to look forward to in season 2. Jeri Ryan of Star Trek will be joining the tale in New Mexico playing Rosemary Vines. Nicholas Logan will become a series regular for the series, who plays Colton Wolf. Along with all the returning cast from season one.
In season 2 of Dark Winds Chee has become a private eye, now chasing another murderer in the Navajo desert. Chee will look to have his morals tested and it will be a battle to remain professional during this cat-and-mouse chase.
Here is the season 2 cast list for Dark Winds:
- Zahh McClarnon as Joe Leaphorn
- Kiowa Gordon as Jim Chee
- Jessica Matten as Bernadette Manuelito
- Rainn Wilson as Devoted Dan
- Rob Tepper as Pete Samuels
- Elva Guerra as Sally Growing Thunder
- Jeremiah Bitsui as Hoski
- Deanna Allison as Emma
- Eugene Brave Rock as Frank Nakai
- Nicholas Logan as Colton Wolf
- Jeri Ryan as Rosemary Vines
Dark Winds is a show that could go years into the future and is a potential powerhouse for AMC Networks. Because there are a total of 18 books to work with they have all the material they need to keep the entertainment juices flowing. Dark Winds is already rounded out with a talented cast. A great cast and great writing are the recipes for success.
Don’t miss a moment of action when Dark Winds returns on July 30.