As The World Turns alum Tamara Tunie has been cast in the latest, high profile project from The Sundance Channel. Tunie, along with Martin Henderson, Jason Momoa, Julianne Nicholson, Annalise Basso,Allie Gonino, Kiowa Gordon and Tom Sizemore, have been cast in the cabler's original scripted drama The Red Road.
The series follows the lives of a local police officer (Henderson), who is trying to keep his family intact, while keeping law and order in the town he grew up. Conflict arises as the townsfolk clash with a neighboring Native American tribe.
When a horrible tragedy involving the cop's wife (Nicholson) takes place, it leads to a cover-up involving a sinister member of the tribe played by Momoa.
Production on The Red Road begins Aug. 19 in Atlanta.