Netflix Drama From Damages Team Casts Sam Shepard as Patriarch/Sissy Spacek's Husband

Netflix Thriller Cast Sam Shepard FatherDaddy’s home.

Sam Shepard has signed on to play the father of four deeply scarred siblings in Netflix’s upcoming, untitled psychological thriller.

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Per our sister site Deadline, Shepard’s character is the husband of Sissy Spacek’s character and the patriarch of a brood played by Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights), Linda Cardellini (Freaks and Geeks), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises) and Broadway star Norbert Leo Butz.

The drama follows how the family’s secrets are unearthed when the black sheep oldest brother (Mendelsohn) returns home.

The series will be executive-produced by Damages creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessle.