CMA released the official trailer for dark winds his next adaptation of Tony Hillerman’s iconic Leaphorn & Chee series of books. It is set to debut Sunday, June 12 on AMC and AMC+ with the first two episodes. A new episode will air every Sunday on AMC, and AMC+ subscribers will have early access to an additional episode every week, starting June 19.
The video, which you can watch below, begins with a Navajo policeman discovering two dead bodies in a hotel room. In order to find the killer, he must search the city’s 27,000 square miles of land. Fortunately for him, a new assistant has been sent to help him with this impossible task.
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Dark Winds Official Trailer Release Date
dark winds star Zahn McClarnon (Westworld, Fargo) as Joe Leaphorn, Kiowa Gordon (The red road) as Jim Chee, Jessica Matten (burden of truth) as Bernadette Manuelito, Noah Emmerich (Americans) as FBI Special Agent Whitover, Deanna Allison as Joe’s wife Emma Leaphorn and Rainn Wilson (Office) as Devoted Dan, a faith-filled car salesman.
“Set in 1971 on a remote Navajo Nation outpost near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Tribal Police Lt. Joe Leaphorn as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes,” reads the synopsis. “The closer he gets to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past.
He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee. Chee, too, has some old scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Together, the two men fight the forces of evil, against each other and their own personal demons on the way to salvation.
dark winds are created and produced by Graham Roland, with Vince Calandra as showrunner. Executive producers are Calandra, McClarnon, Chris Eyre, George RR Martin, Robert Redford, Tina Elmo, and Vince Gerardis.