Outsiders Trailer: New WGN America Drama Has Sons of Anarchy Vibe

“We don’t go up there. They ain’t supposed to come down.”

That’s the guiding principle of WGN’s upcoming drama Outsiders, a gritty look at the Farrell Clan’s centuries-long struggle to defend its home — and way of life — atop Shay Mountain from those in the Kentucky town below.

The action series stars David Morse (Treme) as Big Foster, a powerful man who’s next in line to lead his family.

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The ensemble cast also includes Joe Anderson (The Divide) as Asa, who’s looking to rejoin the family after some time in the outside world; Gillian Alexy (The Americans) as G’Winveer, Asa’s confidante; Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy) as Lil Foster, Big Foster’s strapping son; Kyle Gallner (Veronica Mars) as Hasil, a quiet guy who isn’t much like the rest of the clan; and Christina Jackson (Boardwalk Empire) as Sally-Ann, who lives in a nearby mining town and is intrigued by the Farrells — especially Hasil.

In addition, Thomas M. Right (The Bridge) plays Sheriff Wade Houghton, who has history with the family (and some issues of his own).

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The series is written and created by playwright Peter Mattei, who will executive-produce alongside Peter Tolani (Rescue Me), Paul Giamatti (John Adams) and others. It will premiere in early 2016.

Press PLAY on the video above to watch Morse warn all comers to “stay the hell away from our mountain,” then hit the comments: Do you plan to watch? 

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  1. Ellinas1978 says:

    Nothing at all to do with Sons of Anarchy. Nothing.

  2. Snarky pony says:

    Can’t wait to see this!!

  3. James Nacey says:

    dang straight i’ll be watching……………….would not miss it for the world

  4. 9 days of pure fun and physically very demanding for us extras! Meantime see me in FB/The Barn, which world premieres on Halloween and Nov 1st at 6:30pm at the Hollywood Theater in Pittsburgh’s Dormont, PA and comes out in 2016 as well as “Forbidden fables”(Foremrly “Paracosm: The Untold Stories” (C previoew at FB/paracosm:the untold stories. Hope “Outsiders” comes back to the Burgh for another season! Great story, unique and full of GREAT energy and acting. Look for me in Episode 1, 10, 12 & 13. Thanks to ALL. the cast and crew were just extremely cool. Can’t wait! ~ Rik Billock

  5. sherry says:

    Can’t wait to see this show

  6. Norm Gordon says:

    Looking forward to watching this show. Part of it was filmed in my hometown.