Wednesday 22 November 2017

Killian Scott's 'Damnation' TV series picked up by Netflix

Killian Scott in Irish thriller Traders
Killian Scott in Irish thriller Traders
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

US television series Damnation, which stars Killian Scott in the lead role, has been picked up by Netflix to run outside the US.

The Dublin actor plays Seth Davenport, a man posing as a small town Iowa preacher in 1930s America who is hoping to kick off an insurrection against the status quo.

However, he's unaware that an industrialist tycoon  has hired a professional strikebreaker named Creely Turner (Logan Marshall-Green) to stop the uprising.

The men share a secret bloody past that nobody else knows about.

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The USA Network series, which is expected to air in October, is written by Tony Tost and the pilot was directed and produced by David MacKenzie.

It's great news for Scott who became a household name in Ireland thanks to his role as Tommy in RTE's hit gangland series Love/Hate.

Love/Hate Series 3 Killian Scott as Tommy and Charlie Murphy as Siobhan RTÉ One 6 part series starts on Sunday November 11th

He followed up with roles in Ripper Street last year and big screen outings, Calvary, Get Up and Go, Traders and Belfast thriller '71.

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