New mystery gets personal for Leaphorn (VIDEO)

Dark winds is gearing up for a new mystery on AMC, Season 2 of the crime drama begins Sunday, July 30.

Along with announcing that premiere date — debuting early on AMC+ on Thursday, July 27 — the network is also unveiling the full season 2 trailer and poster starring Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon and Jessica Matten. New episodes will arrive early every Thursday on AMC+, with installments airing every Sunday on AMC.

In Season 2, Lt. Joe Leaphorn (McClarnon) reunites with Jim Chee (Gordon), his former deputy turned private eye, when the separate cases they’re working on bring them together in pursuit of the same suspect. Finding themselves in the high desert of Navajo Country, tracking a killer, the men soon discover that the killer has his eye on them to protect a secret that tears open old wounds and challenges Leaphorn’s moral and professional code.

new mystery gets personal for leaphorn (video)

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Along with the help of Sgt. Manuelito (Matten) and Valencia County Sheriff Gordo Sena (played by new star A Martinez), Leaphorn and Chee must thwart their would-be assassin and restore balance to the reservation that depends on them, as well as their own lives. This high-stakes story is teased in the fascinating trailer, which you can watch above.

Along with Martinez, Season 2 recruits Joseph Runningfox as Henry Leaphorn, Lt. Joe Leaphorn’s father. Along with McClarnon, Gordon and Matten are returning series regulars Deanna Allison and Elva Guerra. Also joining previously announced stars Jeri Ryan as Rosemary Vines and Nicholas Logan as Colton Wolf.

Based on the Leaphorn & Chee book series by Tony Hillerman, Dark winds is created for television by Graham Roland. John Wirth serves as showrunner. Both Roland and Wirth are producing the series along with McClarnon, Robert Redford, George RR Martin, Anne Hillerman, Chris Eyre, Vince Gerardis and Tina Elmo.

Dark windsSeason 2 premieres Sunday, July 30, 9/8c, AMC (Thursday, July 27 on AMC+)

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