On July 20, 2017, the cast of the groundbreaking show Snowfall were at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. Snowfall is directed by the legendary, John Singleton and is shown on FX Networks on Wednesday night at 10pm. The show pairs director John Singleton along with writer Dave Andron. In attendance at the panel were the cast which included: Damson Idris, Carter Hudson, Isaiah John, Amin Joseph, Michael Hyatt and Angela Lewis along with Moderator, Hot 97 host Ebro Darden. They were all on hand to answer questions after panel.
The show Snowfall is Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson), a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios), the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
Created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London and Trevor Engelson. The show premiere on July 5, 2017, and is already beginning to get buzz and becoming a topic of conversation.