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Erika Alexander Joins Lennie James In Ernest Dickerson-Directed AMC Pilot 'Low Winter Sun'

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 11, 2012 at 11:54AM

While we wait, hoping that the graphic novel she created with her husband is adapted for the screen, Erika Alexander will join Lennie James and Mark Strong in an AMC drama pilot titled Low Winter Sun.
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Erika Alexander

While we wait, hoping that the graphic novel she created with her husband is adapted for the screen, Erika Alexander will join Lennie James and Mark Strong in an AMC drama pilot titled Low Winter Sun.

As a recap... 

Ernest Dickerson is directing, from a script written by Chris Mundy, who's also the executive producer on the project, said to be based on the dark 2006 British crime drama miniseries of the same name.

The series will reportedly center on...

... a district attorney who, when new edvidence comes to light years after the fact, reopens a high-profile murder case involving white defendants and black victims.

The show is expected to especially emphasize its racial themes.

As we already reported, Lennie James will play a character named Joe, who is described as "part cop, part perp" to Mark Strong's corrupt detective Frank, who murders his partner, thinks he's committed the perfect crime, but in reality, not quite so. And then shit hits the fan!

Erika Alexander will play LouiseLCCullen, who's described as "a strong and intimidating cop who is completely matter-of-fact and straightforward in everything she does."

She was most recently seen in episodes of Suits and Suburgatory; she's currently filming The Magic City, with Keith David, Jenifer Lewis and Jamie Hector.

This article is related to: Erika Alexander, Lennie James, Ernest Dickerson, Television, TV News


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