American Crime season 3
TV channel: ABC
About TV show American Crime season 3
After a housebreak in Modesto, Matt (Grant Merritt) and his wife fall victim to the perpetrators, he dies, while she is now in a coma. Matt's father Russ (Timothy Hutton), a simple Arizona worker, had hoped to improve his relationship with his son, but now all hopes are shattered and Russ is stunned. His ex-wife Barb (Felicity Huffman) wants to get information about the death of her son and does not shy away from the step towards the press in order to put pressure on the police in this way. But the other side is also hard: the father (Benito Martinez) of the young man to whom the trial is made, the accusations are increasing more and more. In the course of the trial, defendants and victims are confronted with the effects of the crime. In addition, hardened views about racial hatred, social classes and gender-specific prejudices are brought to light.
When in July 2013, following the acquittal of the defendant Trayvon Martins, came to nationwide demonstrations against racial discrimination and police violence in the US, ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee began to think about a series that is about contemporary America. In October 2013, ABC finally announced to work with John Ridley, the script author of the Kinofilms 12 Years a Slave, to work on a pilot episode for the Krimidrama American Crime. Without mentioning a specific publication date, the ABC project was released for production at the beginning of 2014 and the first season was ordered on May 8, 2014.
As an actor for the first season, Elvis Nolasco and Caitlin Gerard were announced on 14 February 2014. Later roles were filled by Timothy Hutton, Penelope Ann Miller, Benito Martinez, W. Earl Brown, Felicity Huffman and Regina King. In November 2014, ABC announced the launch of the series from 5 March 2015 onwards. At the beginning of May 2015 American Crime was extended by a second season.
American Crime is an anthology series in which each season has a new cast and plot.
The plot of the first season is in Modesto, California, but was shot in Austin, Texas.
The second season is in Indianapolis (Indiana) and is based on a similar case that occurred at Carmel High School in 2010. Some of the actors from Season 1 are featured in other roles in the second season.
American Crime is an American television series of the ABC station. The script for the first season was written by Oscar-winning author John Ridley (12 Years a Slave). The broadcast of the eleven episodes of the first season took place in the United States from 5 March to 14 May 2015 on ABC. The second season ran in the United States from 6 January to 9 March 2016 at ABC.