‘Banshee’ Season Three Trailer, Synopsis, Poster And Premiere Date Of Friday, Jan. 9

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CINEMAX has confirmed that BANSHEE will return for its ten-episode third season FRIDAY, JAN. 9, at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The Emmy®-winning series is executive produced by Jonathan Tropper, Peter Macdissi, Alan Ball and Greg Yaitanes.

The show stars Antony Starr (“Wish You Were Here”) as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal pursuits while enforcing his own code of justice.

Other returning cast regulars include: Ivana Milicevic (“Psych,” “Vegas”) as Carrie Hopewell, a notorious jewel thief who lives in Banshee under an assumed identity with her family, who have recently learned of her criminal past; Ulrich Thomsen (“The Celebration”) as Kai Proctor, an intimidating, wealthy businessman who believes he is above the law; Frankie Faison (“The Good Wife,” HBO’s “The Wire”) as Sugar Bates, a powerful and wise former boxer and ex-con who is now the owner of the local watering hole; and Hoon Lee (“The Blacklist”) as Job, a dangerous transvestite computer hacker who assists Lucas and Carrie in their criminal enterprises.

Returning cast regulars also include: Rus Blackwell (HBO’s “Recount”), Matt Servitto (HBO’s “The Sopranos”), Trieste Kelly Dunn (“Brothers and Sisters”), Ryann Shane (“Blue Bloods”), Lili Simmons (HBO’s “True Detective”), Odette Annable (“House M.D.,”), Geno Segers (“Teen Wolf”), Langley Kirkwood (“Black Sails”) and Afton Williamson (“Nashville”).

January’s episodes:
Episode #21: “The Fire Trials”
Debut: FRIDAY, JAN. 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Jan. 9 (11:00 p.m., midnight, 2:20 a.m.), 10 (9:00 p.m., midnight) 11 (5:00 p.m.), 12 (8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.) and 14 (9:00 p.m., 1:25 a.m.)
Lucas (Antony Starr), Brock (Matt Servitto) and Siobhan (Trieste Kelly Dunn) exact payback on a skinhead responsible for Emmett’s death. Now waitressing at a local diner, Carrie (Ivana Milicevic) faces new challenges in the wake of her revelation to Gordon (Rus Blackwell) and Deva (Ryann Shane) about her past. After Alex Longshadow’s death, a new, menacing threat looms on the horizon for Lucas, not to mention Proctor (Ulrich Thomsen) and Rebecca (Lili Simmons): Chayton Littlestone (Geno Segers), hell-bent on whipping the Kinaho tribe into a frenzy of violence against their enemies. Investigating the murder of four Marines, Lucas eyes the possibility of a huge, if dangerous, heist, and attempts to reenlist Job (Hoon Lee) to help him and Sugar (Frankie Faison) pull it off.
Written by Jonathan Tropper; directed by Loni Peristere.

Episode #22: “Snakes and Whatnot”
Debut: FRIDAY, JAN. 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Jan. 16 (11:00 p.m., midnight), 17 (9:00 p.m., 12:05 a.m.) 18 (3:40 p.m.), 19 (8:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 21 (9:00 p.m., 1:30 a.m.)
As Lucas and Carrie case the tunnels under Camp Genoa, Proctor and Rebecca find themselves in a territorial faceoff with two rival drug suppliers and, later, are threatened by a pair of Chayton’s thugs. Lucas and new deputy Billy Raven (Chaske Spencer) pay a visit to a decidedly unfriendly Kinaho bar. Carrie tries to end a relationship with Col. Douglas Stowe (Langley Kirkwood), who may be misrepresenting the amount of cash in Camp Genoa. Gordon hits rock bottom before resolving to turn his life around.
Written by Halley Gross; directed by Loni Peristere.

Episode #23: “A Fixer of Sorts”
Debut: FRIDAY, JAN. 23 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other playdates: Jan. 23 (11:00 p.m., midnight), 24 (9:00 p.m., 12:05 p.m.), 25 (5:10 p.m.), 26 (8:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.) and 28 (9:00 p.m., 1:10 a.m.)
Lucas’ secret is threatened when he’s arrested by FBI Special Agent Robert Phillips (Denis O’Hare), but both men end up at the mercy of Raymond Brantley (Shuler Hensley), a mob kingpin with a deadly mobile agenda. Against Chayton’s orders, Tommy Littlestone (Ricky Russert) spearheads a second strike against Proctor at a local gentlemen’s club. A revenge-minded Nola Longshadow (Odette Annable) mixes it up with Burton (Matthew Rauch) at Proctor’s mansion.
Written by Justin Britt-Gibson; directed by Magnus Martens.

Episode #24: “Real Life Is the Nightmare”
Debut: FRIDAY, JAN. 30 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other CINEMAX playdates: Jan. 30 (11:00 p.m., midnight), 31 (9:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), and Feb. 1 (3:45 p.m.), 2 (8:00 p.m., 12:50 a.m.) and 4 (9:00 p.m., 12:45 a.m.)
Siobhan is torn between exposing Lucas and keeping his secret. Brock seethes upon learning that his ex, Emily (Tanya Clarke), is working as a caregiver for Proctor’s mom. Rebecca impresses Burton but inflames Chayton. Job and Sugar mop up critical surveillance. Carrie takes off on a thrill ride after walking out on her job. Gordon changes his mind about Proctor’s plea bargain. Chayton readies his army for an assault.
Written by Justin Britt-Gibson; directed by Magnus Martens.

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