“Better Call Saul” alum Michael Mando is set to star opposite Brian Tyree Henry in Apple TV+’s crime drama series, “Sinking Spring,” from “Top Gun: Maverick” writer Peter Craig, reports Deadline. The series is directed and executive produced by Ridley Scott via his Scott Free Productions.
Mando will play Manny Cespedes, a good-hearted friend of Ray’s (Henry), who he first met when they did time together in the Youth Authority.
About “Sinking Spring”
The series is being written by Peter Craig, who is fresh from a story by credit on “Top Gun: Maverick” and “The Batman,” which he co-wrote with Matt Reeves. Ridley Scott (“Alien,” “Blade Runner”) is directing.
According to Deadline, “Sinking Spring” is based on the book Dennis Tafoya’s book, “Dope Thief,” and follows long-time Philly friends and delinquents who pose as DEA agents to rob an unknown house in the countryside, only to have their small-time grift become a life-and-death enterprise, as they unwittingly reveal and unravel the biggest hidden narcotics corridor on the Eastern seaboard.
“Sinking Spring” will be produced by Scott Free Productions, which has a first-look TV deal with Apple. Scott is already working with Apple TV+ on “Kitbag,” a film starring Joaquin Phoenix playing Napoleon Bonaparte and Vanessa Kirby playing Josephine.
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