Snowfall’ star Damson Idris is adding the title of producer to his resume. Notwithstanding his featuring role as Franklin Saint on the hit FX series, Idris will serve as a producer for the forthcoming fifth season, scheduled to premiere in 2022.
Idris (Farming, Outside the Wire) is the latest addition to the creative team on the series from the late Oscar-and Emmy-nominated director John Singleton and Eric Amadio and Dave Andron.
In the as of late wrapped fourth season, business is blasting. It’s January 1, 1985. Ronald Reagan has won his re-election campaign, declaring it is “morning again in America,” yet in South Central, Los Angeles, it seems more like the sun is getting low. The demand for crack cocaine is high, and keeping in mind that our team of dealers led by Franklin Saint (Idris) are profiting incredibly from the rising tide of addiction, they are additionally beginning to get mindful of the harm the medication is never helping to individuals and to the spot they love.
With the whole country observing, the LAPD is diverting serious cash and resources to the “war on drugs.” Politicians’ phones are ringing. Influential individuals are worried from the hallways of the White House to those of CIA headquarters, where there are murmurs that one of their own strength be engaged with this burgeoning epidemic.
Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London, Trevor Engelson, Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley and Julie DeJoie. Andron serves as showrunner. Snowfall is produced by FX Productions.