FX’s New Drama ‘Snowfall’ Gets a July Premiere Date

Snowfall Cast

FX has set a July 2017 premiere for their new dramatic series, Snowfall. The new series created by John Singleton (Boyz n the Hood, Four Brothers, 2 Fast 2 Furious), Eric Amadio (After Sex, Stuntmen), and Dave Andron (Justified, Knight Rider) will debut on Wednesday, July 5th at 10pm ET/PT, as just announced by the network. Andron is the showrunner and executive produces along with Thomas Schlamme, Michael London, and Trevor Engelson. The cast includes Damson Idris, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Carter Hudson, and Emily Rios.

Season one will consist of 10 one-hour episodes. John Singleton, Eric Amadio, and Dave Andron wrote by the pilot and the Belgian directing team of Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed.

The Plot: Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour 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 (Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald (Hudson), a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva (Rios), the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.