Banshee returns for its ten-episode second season starring Antony Starr as Lucas Hood, an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal activities, even as he's being hunted by the shadowy gangsters he betrayed years earlier.
Other returning cast regulars include Ivana Milicevic as Carrie Hopewell, a notorious jewel thief who now lives in Banshee under an assumed identity with her new family, who knows nothing of her past; Ulrich Thomsen as Kai Proctor, an intimidating, wealthy businessman who believes he is above the law; Frankie Faison as Sugar Bates, a powerful and wise former boxer and ex-con who is now the owner of the local watering hole; and Hoon Lee as Job, a dangerous transvestite computer hacker who assists Lucas in his criminal enterprises.
Returning cast regulars also include Rus Blackwell as Banshee's district attorney, Gordon Hopewell, a Gulf War hero who is married to Carrie; Matt Servitto as Brock Lotus, the longest-serving deputy in the Banshee sheriff department; Demetrius Grosse as Emmett Yawners, a deputy in the Banshee sheriff department; and Trieste Kelly Dunn as Siobhan Kelly, a spitfire female deputy in the sheriff's department.
Other series regulars are Lili Simmons as Rebecca Bowman, an Amish girl in her early 20s who lives a devout life by day, but is a rebellious, sexually adventurous party girl by night; Ryann Shane as Deva Hopewell, Carrie and Gordon's rebellious daughter; Anthony Ruivivar as Alex Longshadow, the son of Kinaho Tribe Chief Benjamin Longshadow; and Ben Cross as Mr. Rabbit, a ruthless Ukrainian gangster who has been hunting Lucas and Carrie, his former top thieves, for 15 years.
Odette Annable returns as Native American assassin Nola Longshadow.
New guest stars include Zeljko Ivanek as Jim Racine, a chain-smoking, renegade FBI agent who has been tracking Rabbit for 15 years; Tatanka Means as Hoyt Rivers, head of security for Alex Longshadow; and Julian Sands as Rabbit's younger brother, a brilliant, devout and amoral Ukrainian priest who is just as dangerous.
Banshee is executive produced by Jonathan Tropper (author of the New York Times bestseller This Is Where I Leave You), David Schickler (author of Kissing in Manhattan and Sweet and Vicious), Peter Macdissi (Towelhead, HBO's Six Feet Under), Alan Ball (HBO's True Blood and the Emmy-winning Six Feet Under) and Greg Yaitanes (Emmy winner for directing House).
Scripts were written by Jonathan Tropper, David Schickler, Evan Dunsky (Rectify), John Romano (Third Watch) and Doug Jung (HBO's Big Love).
Directors this season include Greg Yaitanes, Ole Christian Madsen (Edderkoppen, Flame and Citron), Babak Najafi (Easy Money 2) and Loni Peristere (Buffy the Vampire Slayer).