New murder series based on the bestselling books of Max Allan Collins
By staff writer
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Gosh!TV) 2016/7/31 – The CINEMAX drama series Quarry begins its eight-episode season Friday, Sept. 9th at 10-11:15pm et/pt. The series is created and written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy (Rectified), who executive produce along with Steve Golin (HBO’s Emmy-nominated True Detective; the Emmy-nominated Mr. Robot; the Oscar-winning Spotlight; the Oscar-nominated The Revenant). Emmy winner Greg Yaitanes (CINEMAX’s Emmy-winning Banshee; House) serves as executive producer and showrunner, and also directs all eight episodes. Based on the bestselling books of Max Allan Collins (The Road to Perdition).
When U.S. Marine Mac Conway returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972, he finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public he fought for. While struggling with the nightmarish experiences he witnessed and took part in, Conway is unwillingly drawn into a network of killing that spans the length of the Mississippi River.
Logan Marshall-Green (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Prometheus) stars as Mac Conway, aka Quarry, who is trying to re-adapt to normal society after Vietnam. Struggling to make ends meet, he is lured into an underground killing network.
Jodi Balfour (Final Destination 5) stars as Joni, the love of Mac’s life and a reporter at the local newspaper. Though devoted to him, Joni has outgrown her old life in his absence.
Peter Mullan (HBO’s Olive Kitteridge) stars as The Broker, a cunning, secretive crime boss who has a network of powerful criminals at his command and has taken a special interest in Conway.
Other cast members include: Nikki Amuka-Bird (Luther) as Ruth, a hardworking mother who is Joni’s close friend; Damon Herriman (Justified) as Buddy, Edoardo Ballerini as Karl, and Mustafa Shakir (HBO’s The Night Of) as Moses, three of The Broker’s most capable and ruthless henchmen; Jamie Hector (HBO’s The Wire) as Arthur, Ruth’s husband and Mac’s best friend, who is also a Vietnam vet; Ann Dowd (HBO’s The Leftovers and True Detective) as Naomi, Buddy’s doting but unconventional mother; Skipp Sudduth (Ronin) as Lloyd, Mac’s father; Josh Randall (Ed, Scrubs) as Detective Tommy Olsen, a dedicated member of the Memphis Police Department; and Kurt Yaeger (Sons of Anarchy) as Suggs, who has fallen within The Broker’s sights.
An HBO Entertainment production in association with Anonymous Content, the series is also executive produced by Matt DeRoss (The End of the Tour), David Kanter (The End of the Tour), Max Allan Collins (The Road to Perdition) and Ken F. Levin (The Scribbler). Additional writers on the series include Jennifer Schuur (Hannibal) and Max Allan Collins.
Episode #1: You Don’t Miss Your Water
Debut: Friday, Sept. 9 (10-11:15pm et/pt) Other CINEMAX play dates: Sept. 9 (11:20pm, 12:40am), 10 (9pm, 12:35am), 11 (5:35pm), 12 (11pm), 13 (2:05am), 14 (10pm), 15 (9pm) and 29 (6:40pm) Sullied Vietnam vet Mac Conway (Logan Marshall-Green) is tempted by criminal elements after returning home to Memphis in 1972. Teleplay by Graham Gordy & Michael D. Fuller. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #2: Figure Four
Debut: Friday, Sept. 16 (10-11pm) Other CINEMAX play dates: Sept. 16 (11pm, midnight), 17 (9pm, 12:05am), 18 (5pm), 19 (11pm), 20 (2:25am), 21 (10pm), 22 (9pm) and 29 (8pm) Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) looks to pay down a debt. Joni (Jodi Balfour) is queried by detectives following the death of a co-worker. Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #3: A Mouthful of Splinters
Debut: Friday, Sept. 23 (10-11pm) Other CINEMAX play dates: Sept. 23 (11pm, midnight), 24 (9pm, 12:10am), 25 (3:30pm), 26 (11pm), 27 (3:20am), 28 (10pm) and 29 (9pm) Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) is forced to turn to The Broker (Peter Mullan) for help. Moses (Mustafa Shakir) gets a new assignment. Written by Graham Gordy & Michael D. Fuller. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #4: Seldom Realized
Debut: Friday, Sept. 30 (10-11pm) Other CINEMAX play date: Sept. 30 (11pm, midnight) With Suggs (Kurt Yaeger) at large, Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) and Joni (Jodi Balfour) are forced to seek temporary refuge in a remote hotel. Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #5: Coffee Blues
Debut: Friday, Oct. 7 (10-11pm) An unspeakable act of racial violence rocks Memphis and the Solomon family. Written by Jennifer Schuur. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #6: His Deeds Were Scattered
Debut: Friday, Oct. 14 (10-11pm) Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) gets a high-profile assignment from The Broker (Peter Mullan). A curfew is ordered in the wake of racial unrest. Written by Max Allan Collins. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #7: Carnival of Souls
Debut: Friday, Oct. 21 (10-11pm) The Broker (Peter Mullan) enlists Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) to take down a top drug dealer. Olsen (Josh Randall) follows up on his suspicions. Written by Graham Gordy & Michael D. Fuller. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.
Episode #8: nước chảy đá mòn (season finale)
Debut: Friday, Oct. 28 (10-11pm) Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) confronts his war demons and settles a score with an old adversary. Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy. Directed by Greg Yaitanes.