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SNEAK PEEK | A storm is coming and its name is crack - SNOWFALL

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All ten episodes of the confronting and compelling drama series SNOWFALL, will be released to stream on Foxtel from Wednesday July 4 at 8.30pm AEST and also available to screen each week on showcase, the home of FX Originals.

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. SNOWFALL is a 10x60min drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it.

The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson), a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras; and Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios), the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.

SNOWFALL is created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron and Executive Produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. Andron will serve as showrunner. It is distributed by 20th Century Fox Television Distribution.

Foxtel’s showcase is the home of FX Originals featuring must-see programming including The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime StoryAmerican Horror Story and Pose as well as other cult following series The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. showcase is also the exclusive home to Foxtel’s own award-winning original dramas, including Wentworth, A Place to Call Home, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Top of the Lake: China GirlThe Kettering Incident and Secret City, which continue to break new ground and win local and international praise.

 

SNOWFALL (ten episodes) - premieres Wednesday 4 July 8:30pm on showcase; all episodes available to stream on Foxtel.

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