"Lewis and Clark" is a TV miniseries on HBO that stars Casey Affleck ("Interstellar," Oscar nominee for "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford") as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts ("Far from the Madding Crowd," César Award winner for "Rust and Bone") as William Clark.

Based on the book "Undaunted Courage," by Stephen E. Ambrose, the miniseries tells the story of America's first contact with the land and native tribes of the country west of the Mississippi River. The miniseries follows the epic journey of the Corps of Discovery and its captains, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who traverse uncharted territory on a mission to deliver President Jefferson's message of sovereignty as they search for his fabled all-water route to the Pacific. The miniseries focuses not just on their incredible achievements, but also on the physical, spiritual and emotional toll the expedition takes on them.

"Lewis and Clark" is an HBO and National Geographic Studios presentation of a Playtone, Plan B and Class 5 production that is directed by John Curran ("The Painted Veil") and written by Michelle Ashford (Emmy nominee for "The Pacific"), John Curran and Edward Norton. The miniseries is executive produced by Tom Hanks (Emmy winner for "The Pacific"), Gary Goetzman (Emmy winner for "Game Change"), Edward Norton ("By the People: The Election of Barack Obama"), Brad Pitt (Emmy winner for "The Normal Heart"), Dede Gardner (Emmy winner for "The Normal Heart"), Tim Kelly and Adam Leipzig.




HBO Goes Back to Drawing Board With 'Lewis and Clark' Miniseries (Exclusive)

FACTS

Network: HBO
Genre: Drama
Premiere Date: 2016
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
Playtone
Plan B
Class 5




Casey Affleck to Star in 'Lewis and Clark' — The new HBO miniseries tells the story of America's first contact with the land and native tribes of the country west of the Mississippi River. Read more...





 
 
 
 
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