According to Deadline, Alan Ball (creator/executive producer of True Blood and Six Feet Under) is getting another series, this time on Cinemax. The network has has given a 10-episode order to Banshee, an action drama about “an ex-convict and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, PA, where he continues his criminal activities even as he’s being hunted by the shadowy gangsters he had betrayed years earlier.”
Banshee will start shooting this spring in and around Charlotte, North Carolina, where Showtime’s Homeland is also filmed.
It was also announced this week that HBO’s Eastbound & Down will film one more time in Wilmington, NC next month.
According to Star News, casting agent Vanessa Neimeyer recently announced the show “will be back [in Wilmington] for 8 days of additional shooting in February.” Neimeyer said she would be posting additional details on her Facebook page as they become available.
Eastbound & Down‘s third and final season will debut on Feb. 19.
Though there are no filming permits issued for filming yet, Wilmington’s Screen Gems Studios (where Eastbound & Down’s offices are located) said workers with the series will arrive next week.