Michael Shannon To EP ‘American Tragedies: Waco – The Trials’ As Paramount+ Slates Series To Coincide With 30th Anniversary Of Tragic Events

Unique, Michael Shannon Starred as FBI negotiator Gary Noesner in Paramount Network’s 2018 series veko And four years later he joined the follow-up series as an executive producer.

Shannon is established as one of the performance producers for Paramount+, along with producers and showrunners Drew and John Eric Doddle. American Tragedy: Waco – Trial (w/t).

the play was before teased, Paramount to launch its streaming service at Investor Day in February 2021, although little was known about the project at the time.

The new series is expected to launch in 2023 to mark the 30th anniversary of the tragic events in Texas.

Waco, which also starred Taylor Kitsch, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Sparks, Rory Culkin, Julia Garner and Melissa Benoist, traces events in February 1993 to Mount Carmel, a small religious community, when alcohol, tobacco and firearms The raid was conducted by the Bureau. (ATF) On David Koresh and his followers, known as the Branch Davidians, there was a massive standoff and dozens of people died.

American Tragedy: Waco – Trial The aftermath of these events will find wider repercussions and the surviving Branch Davidians will face unequal scales of justice. It will also explore how horrific events fueled the emerging ‘Patriot’ movement, which ultimately led to the most devastating act of domestic terrorism in American history – the Oklahoma City bombing.

The series is produced by MTV Entertainment Studios and 101 Studios and production is set to begin this week in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

In addition to Shannon and John Eric Doudle and Drew Doudle, Andrew Gatens and Lauren Mackenzie, who have worked on the series, including CBS. primary and netflix hit run, will write and execute the output. David C. Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari and Ron Berkeley will produce for 101 Studios, and Keith Cox and Lauren Ruggiero are in charge of production for MTV Entertainment Studios.