New original thriller, Dark Winds is now streaming on AMC+, with the first two episodes available. New episodes will debut each Sunday through July 10.
Set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, The Son, Reservation Dogs, Fargo) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he digs to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past. He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon, The Red Road, Roswell, New Mexico). Chee too has old scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Together, the two men battle the forces of evil, each other and their own personal demons on the path to salvation.
Created and executive produced by Graham Roland (Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan), the AMC+ original series stars award-winning film and television actor McClarnon, who also serves as an executive producer, Gordon and Jessica Matten (Tribal, Burden of Truth) as Bernadette Manuelito. Dark Winds also stars Noah Emmerich (The Americans, Suspicion) as FBI Special Agent Whitover, Deanna Allison as Joe's wife Emma Leaphorn and features Rainn Wilson (The Office, Backstrom) as Devoted Dan, a full-of-faith car salesman.
Vince Calandra (Castle Rock, Sharp Objects) is showrunner and executive producer. Chris Eyre is director and executive producer. Executive producers include George R.R. Martin, Robert Redford, Anne Hillerman, Tina Elmo, and Vince Gerardis.
Episode 101 – "Monster Slayer" – Now Available
Navajo Tribal Policeman Joe Leaphorn must solve a series of crimes. He partners with new deputy, Jim Chee, who is back on the reservation for the first time since he was a child. Together they face down evil forces both earthly and supernatural.
Episode 102 – "The Male Rain Approaches" – Now Available
Leaphorn and Chee interview the surviving witness to the Big Rock Motel murders. Chee meets with the coroner-- the cause of death remains a mystery. Meanwhile, Sgt. Manuelito makes a chilling discovery of her own.
Episode 103 – "K'e" – Premieres June 19 on AMC+
Leaphorn's niece celebrates her Kinaaldá as Leaphorn retrieves the bodies of the murder victims. Meanwhile, Manuelito and Chee investigate the whereabouts of the missing Mormon family.
Episode 104 – "Hooghandi" – Premieres June 26 on AMC+
Episode 105 – "Ha'íínlni" – Premieres July 3 on AMC+
With a major suspect in custody, Leaphorn discovers that there is more to this crime than he would have ever imagined. Manuelito faces her worst fears. Chee must make a choice between his career and his people.
Episode 106 – "Hózhóo Naasháa" – Premieres July 10 on AMC+
**SEASON FINALE** Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, The Son, Westworld), Chee (Kiowa Gordon, The Red Road), and Manuelito (Jessica Matten, Tribal, Burden of Truth) descend on the hiding place of the Buffalo Society, only to be confronted with hard decisions that could change the outcome of the rest of their lives.