Banshee started as a Cinemax original series in the January of 2013 which cinematic the struggle of an ex-con Lucas Hood, trying to live a clean life after being set from jail after completing his neverending jail time and taking it on his shoulders to find his girlfriend in Banshee, Pennsylvania.
A Peek Into The Storyline
The lead of the series, Lucas gets in the skin of the town sheriff while he occasionally slips into crime alongside his partners Job and Sugar and gets one on one with the local top dog, Kai Proctor. The action-packed drama series outlines the exciting bends in the road that follow Hood, who unrealistically becomes sheriff of the rustic town while looking for a lady he last saw 15 years prior when he surrendered himself to the police to let her breakout after a gem heist.
Even while he tries his best to live a better life, his past does not leave him. He tries to get past it but he’s pursued by the wicked criminals he deceived during his years as a con man.
- Antony Starr is the man known as Lucas Hood: An ex-con and the lead of the series.
- Ivana Miličević as Anastasiya “Ana” Rabitova/Carrie Hopewell: Hood’s previous criminal assistant and sweetheart. She lives in Banshee under a false name with her husband, Gordon, and kids Deva and Max, who are unaware of her past.
- Ulrich Thomsen as Kai Proctor: A con master and money lender in Banshee.
- Frankie Faison as Sugar Bates: A resigned previous fighter and ex-con, now running a bar. He gets to know Hood and knows that he is a crook.
- Hoon Lee as Job: A PC programmer and Hood’s criminal accessory. Occupation is a cross-dresser. He is compelled to move to Banshee after his character is revealed.
When Can We Expect The Release
The series aired its first season in 2011 and has had four successful seasons after that.
Season 5 of the series was officially canceled and the creators of the show, Jonathan Tropper and David Schickler made and made a conclusive statement about the same to the media houses.
Things You May Want To Know About Banshee
The first 4 seasons have been a really fun ride but there are a few things you may not have known! Let’s have a look
For co-creator/writer/executive producer Jonathan Tropper, Banshee was the first thing he’d ever produced and he has made a last-minute decision about completely changing the end of the series keeping in mind the character evolution and the desired storyline.
Every episode of seasons 1-3 plus the series finale has a post-credits scene.
Summing It Up
Banshee was a terrific series streaming on HBO Max and as all good things come to an end, so did this. So let’s just celebrate and binge-watch the first four seasons and call it a day!