Exclusive Banshee Video Sneak Peek: There's a New Sheriff in Town — and He's Ripped!

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Talk about good timing.

In this exclusive clip from Friday’s premiere of Cinemax’s new drama Banshee, an inopportune phone call becomes quite fortuitous for Antony Starr‘s Lucas, an ex-convict and master thief (we wouldn’t mind him stealing a set of those washboard abs for us) who finds himself in a pickle.

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(Later in the episode, Lucas assumes the identity of the incoming sheriff of Banshee, Penn. – that would be the lifeless guy on the ground — and continues to carry on his criminal activities even as a group of bad guys hunts him down.)

The new series from True Blood‘s Alan Ball and House‘s Greg Yaitanes debuts Friday at 10/9c.  Press PLAY on the video below, then hit the comments: Are you planning to tune in?

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Comments (9)

  • I am definitely looking forward to this series, the e eye candy makes watching all the more worthwhile.

    Comment by Jay2013 – January 8, 2013 08:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Alan Ball? i can’t even wait!

    Comment by shlee – January 8, 2013 09:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I had to do a trip take because he is like an identical twin to Scott Speedman!

    Comment by Sara – January 8, 2013 10:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I thought he looked more like guy from Spartacus.

      Comment by Shaun – January 8, 2013 10:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • That’s exactly what I thought!! He could be Scott Speedman’s doppleganger!

      Comment by Curly Girly – January 9, 2013 07:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I thought it was scott speedman for the first few episodes! Then had to make sure , cause there were some things that made me think that it might not be him! I am so glad that I wasn’t the only one who thought that.
      Can’t wait for the second season!!!!!

      Comment by Stacie – October 19, 2013 03:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Anthony Starr? Good lord, I haven’t seen this kid since he bested Goliath on Xena. He’s gotten a lot more buff and gruff. I approve.

    Comment by keja – January 8, 2013 08:37 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looking forward to seeing Van West rock the US in Banshee…

    Comment by Richard – January 10, 2013 01:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Just caught first two episodes and now I need more info on this show and nothing, anywhere … Got to keep digging before I get too committed!

    Comment by Suz – January 19, 2013 11:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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