'Get Shorty' back for season two on Epix

Sunday, 12 August 2018 09:52 PM Written by 

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Now that Epix is more widely available in Western Pennsylvania – Comcast started carrying the premium channel in June – more local viewers have the opportunity to check out “Get Shorty” (9 tonight),  a darkly comic series based in part on the Elmore Leonard novel of the same name.

Adapted for television by Davey Holmes (“Shameless”), “Get Shorty” begins its 10-episode second season this week.

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Career criminal Miles Daly (Chris O’Dowd) tries to reconcile his day job with his ambitions as a Hollywood filmmaker and family man, circumstances complicated when a washed-up producer (Ray Romano) agrees to wear a wire for the Feds.

Raymond Cruz (“Breaking Bad”) joins the cast this season as a Latino prison gang leader who styles himself after Patrick Swayze.

Other recurring cast members in the new season include Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives”), Steven Weber (“Wings”), Amy Seimetz (“Stranger Things”) and Sonya Walger (“The Catch”).

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