Watch Full Episodes of Low Winter Sun on amc.com

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If you’ve never seen Low Winter Sun or just want to re-watch this gripping tale of corruption, deception and murder, you’re in luck: the first four full episodes are available on amc.com. The critically acclaimed series follows a Detroit detective who, after murdering a fellow cop, is pulled into the city’s dark underworld. Catch the full series as it becomes available on AMC.com:

  • 101-104 are available until November 11
  • Episodes 105-107 will be released Wednesday, November 12
  • Episodes 108-110 will be released December 12

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Low Winter Sun: The Complete Series Now Available on DVD

lws-thecompleteseries-234x330Low Winter Sun: The Complete Series was released today on DVD by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Based on the award-winning 2006 British miniseries of the same name, Low Winter Sun is a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred. The series begins with the murder of a cop by a fellow Detroit detective. Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder activates forces that will forever alter the detective’s life and pull him into the heart of the Detroit underworld. Low Winter Sun‘s talented ensemble cast includes Mark Strong, Lennie James, David Costabile, and Athena Karkanis.

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Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Low Winter Sun Season 1

lws-s1-bts-560Want to find out what went into the making of Season 1 of Low Winter Sun? Now you can, thanks to these behind-the-scenes photos. Check out images of series stars including Mark Strong, Lennie James, James Ransone, Sprague Grayden, Athena Karkanis, and more.

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Rave Reviews for Ruben Santiago-Hudson Off-Broadway; Sprague Grayden Books TV Role

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This week, Ruben Santiago-Hudson receives rave reviews for his off-Broadway performance as August Wilson, while Sprague Grayden joins a TV show in a recurring role. Plus, check out photos of David Costabile in his new play. Read on for more:

Reviewing August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned, The New York Observer calls the production “fine and funny” and observes that Ruben Santiago-Hudson wears Wilson’s character “like a second skin.”

TheWrap reports that Sprague Grayden is joining the Season 2 cast of FOX’s The Following in a recurring role.

Broadway World has photos of David Costabile in The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence, which opens in New York on Dec. 9.

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson to Direct Play Next Year, Talks August Wilson With NY Observer

lws-s1-charles-portrait-325This week, Ruben Santiago-Hudson talks about August Wilson with The New York Observer. Plus, Santiago-Hudson is directing an off-Broadway play next year. Read on for more:

The New York Observer interviews Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who opens this week in August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned and discusses similarities between him and the playwright, including having “a lot of the same thoughts about our people and our art.”

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is slated to direct Quiara Alegria Hudes’s The Happiest Song Plays Last, which will open off-Broadway on March 3, according to Broadway.com.

Broadway World showcases photos of Ruben Santiago-Hudson in August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned, now in previews in New York.

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Flicks and the City Applauds Mark Strong, Lennis James; Strong to Star in New Film

lws-ep103-joe-frank-325This week, Mark Strong and Lennie James are singled out for praise in a Season 1 DVD review. Plus, Strong books a new film. Read on for more:

Flicks and the City reviews the Season 1 DVD, asserting that Mark Strong and Lennie James’s performances are “more than enough to keep your eyes glued to the screen from start to finish.”

Mark Strong will star in a film called Ad Inexplorata, playing a NASA pilot who’s on a one-way mission to Mars, according to Deadline.

The run for August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned, starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has been extended by a week, until Dec. 29, Broadway.com reports.

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NY Times Chats With Ruben Santiago-Hudson; Mark Strong Talks New Film

lws-ep101-brendan-charles-frank-325This week, The New York Times chats with Ruben Santiago-Hudson about his one-man August Wilson show. Plus, Mark Strong talks about his new film. Read on for more:

Ruben Santiago-Hudson speaks with The New York Times about playing August Wilson in a new one-man show about the playwright.

Playbill.com has more information on Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s August Wilson production, titled How I Learned What I Learned.

Mark Strong discusses his new film, The Secret Service, with Ireland’s Independent, calling it “fun and mad.”

Rhythm Circus credits Low Winter Sun for being “realistic about the little a few good cops can do to halt the moral, social and political decay of a grisly city sliding into the abyss.”

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Lennie James Books James Brown Biopic Role; Independent DVD Review Applauds Low Winter Sun

lws-s1-joe-portrait-325This week, Lennie James books a role in an upcoming James Brown biopic, while The Independent’s DVD review praises Low Winter Sun. Plus, Mark Strong speaks with The Scotsman and Independent Online. Read on for more:

Lennie James is set to play James Brown’s father in Get on Up, a biopic of the musician that will be directed by Tate Taylor, according to Variety.

The Independent’s DVD and Blu-ray review calls the U.S. version of Low Winter Sun “polished” and thinks “it’s the seemingly lawless Detroit setting that compels most.”

Mark Strong tells The Scotsman about his approach to playing Frank: “I didn’t want to play him as a hard-bitten Detroit cop, I wanted to play him as a flawed individual.”

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Montreal Gazette Spotlights Low Winter Sun Tune; Ruben Santiago-Hudson Wins Award

lws-ep103-joe-frank-325This week, the Montreal Gazette takes note of a song from Low Winter Sun. Plus, Ruben Santiago-Hudson is honored with a directing award. Read on for more:

• The Montreal Gazette’s round-up of music on TV features “What We Had” by Handsome Furs, heard in Low Winter Sun’s premiere episode.

According to Broadway World, Ruben Santiago-Hudson has won a Joe A. Callaway Award from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for directing The Piano Lesson.

Digital Spy reports that David Costabile is joining the Season 2 cast of BBC One’s Ripper Street, which debuts on Oct. 28.

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How Well Do You Know Season 1? Play the Low Winter Sun Ultimate Fan Game to Find Out

lws-ep101-brendan-charles-frank-560Missing Low Winter Sun? Of course you are! The season may be over, but there’s still one thing left to do: Prove you’re the ultimate Low Winter Sun expert. Do you know where Brendan McCann was killed? Or who Billy Hobson worked for? Well, that’s not enough. You’ll need to answer nine more questions in the Season 1 Ultimate Fan Game to show you’re the champ. Afterwards, be sure to challenge your Facebook friends and see if they can beat your score.

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