Once in a blue moon comes a thriller that creates a whirlpool in our stomachs. And we are not reluctant to say that “Dark Winds” is one of them. The series has everything needed in a detective drama; It is psychological, thrilling, chilling, and entertaining. The most important thing for the film or series set in the past i.e. in some decades before the present time is, of course, the setting. What good is a period drama if it does not take you at that time? The audience must feel nostalgic and feel that they are in a totally different world.
Dark Winds has all that it takes. This detective thriller is based on the book series by Tony Hillerman called, “Leaphorn & Chee.” The series is set in the early 1970s and have done justice to the novels. The first season of the series is created by Graham Roland and is majorly based on the novels, “Listening Woman” and “People of Darkness.” The storyline revolves around two Navajo police officers, Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn who try to solve the crime.
Meet The Star Cast Of Dark Winds
Zahn McClarnon is portraying one of the two lead roles as Joe Leaphorn. He is the claimed American actor who has given many power pact performances in his careers such as Longmire, Fargo’s second season, and Westworld’s second season. The actor has also appeared in Hawkeye, the series from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), a universe of which each cinema fan is aware. In 2017, the actor was shooting Westworld but unfortunately, he fell and got a brain injury and as a result, the production team has to shut down the filming for some time.
One of the other protagonists is Kiowa Gordon who is portraying the role of Jim Chee. He is a recognized name in the American industry. The actor is of Hualapai descent and is widely known for his role as a shapeshifter in “The Twilight Saga.”
Where To Watch Dark Winds?
There are six episodes in the first season of the series which premiered on AMC and AMC+ on June 12, 2022. For watching the series, you have to take a subscription to the mentioned streaming platforms. Also, Amazon prime video gives many added advantages to its subscribers; having the 7-day AMC+ trial is one of them. The episodes are released on both cable TV networks and the streaming platform of the AMC Network. The network released the episode on Sundays. Also, the audience can watch the series on AMC or AMC+ if they have subscriptions to fuboTV, Philo, Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, and YouTube TV.
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- The second episode aired on June 12, 2022
- The third episode aired on June 19, 2022
- The fourth episode aired on June 26, 2022
- The fifth episode aired on July 3, 2022
The sixth and final episode of the series is yet to be released and the fans have started rooting for the second season. Well, the good news is that the production has already confirmed season 2 which will be released on the AMC network.