From two people you may have heard of, Robert Redford and George R. R. Martin, comes new AMC Networks series Dark Winds based on the series of books by Tony Hillerman.

Set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he gets to the truth, the more he runs into the wounds of his past. Accompanying Leaphorn is his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon), who also has scores to settle. Together, the two men battle the forces of evil, each other and their own personal demons on the path to salvation.

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Created and executive produced by Graham Roland, the AMC original series also stars Jessica Matten as Bernadette Manuelito, Noah Emmerich as FBI Special Agent Whitover, Deanna Allison as Joe’s wife Emma Leaphorn, and Rainn Wilson as car salesman Devoted Dan.

Vince Calandra (Castle Rock, Sharp Objects) is showrunner and executive producer. Chris Eyre is director and executive producer. Executive producers include Martin, Redford, Tina Elmo, Vince Gerardis and McClarnon.

Dark Winds premieres Sunday, June 12 on AMC and AMC Plus with two new episodes, and then one episode per week after that.

Key art for AMC's new original series, 'Dark Winds.'
Key art for AMC’s new original series, ‘Dark Winds.’

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