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.

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8 Comments
  1. herman1959 says:

    This sounds excellent; I’ll try on the strength of the cast alone. Plus since it’ll be on Netflix, I can binge watch (per House of Cards)!

  2. Et al says:

    Are they ever going to name this darn show?

  3. Linderella says:

    Will be he be sober?

  4. Bryce says:

    I can’t wait for this show, but they need to title it already! I’m sick of reading TVL headlines that read “Netflix Drama from Damages Team”

  5. Miranda says:

    Can we just call it Kyle Chandler’s new joint for now?

  6. Jeff says:

    This is a fantastic cast. Netflix has really been able to bring in some top talent. I hope this is as good as House of Cards and OITNB.

  7. Aimee says:

    They had me at Kyle Chandler.

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