AMC has released a trailer for their new drama The Killing. If you’ve not heard of it before, The Killing ties together three distinct stories around a single murder including the detectives assigned to the case, the victim’s grieving family, and the suspects. Set in Seattle, the story also explores local politics as it follows politicians connected to the case. As the series unfolds, it becomes clear that there are no accidents; everyone has a secret, and while the characters think they’ve moved on, their past isn’t done with them.
The Killing stars Mireille Enos (Big Love) as “Sarah Linden,” the lead homicide detective that investigates the death of Rosie Larsen; Billy Campbell (Once and Again) as “Darren Richmond,” Seattle’s City Council President and now running for Mayor; Joel Kinnaman (Snabba Cash) as “Stephen Holder,” an ex-narc cop who joins the homicide division in the investigation to find Rosie’s killer; Michelle Forbes (True Blood) as Rosie’s mother, “Mitch Larsen;” and Brent Sexton (W., In the Valley of Elah) as Rosie’s father, “Stan Larsen.” The pilot is directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster).
I think it sounds like a fantastic show and can’t wait to see it. The Killing will have its two hour premiere on April 3rd at 9 (Central). Watch the 4 minute teaser below.