About Dark Winds
Dark Winds is an American Crime drama series that premiered on June 12, 2022. The psychological thriller show came out on AMC and AMC+ The show is based on the book series called Leaphorn & Chee by Tony Hillerman. The series was created by Graham Roland.
The show is executive produced by Graham Roland, Zahn McClarnon, George R. R. Martin, Robert Redford, Tina Elmo among many others. It was shot quite ruggedly in New Mexico. The show has about 44-49 running minutes per episode. This West side noir series has been directed by Chris Eyre as of yet. The show has an impressive IMDb of 7.9 and a 100% Rotten Tomatoes.
How many episodes are there in Dark Winds?
Dark winds, which premiered on June 12, 2022 has only had two episodes out as of yet. First being “Monster Slayer” The second episode came out on June 19, 2022, called “The Male Rain Approaches” The show is said to have six episodes in total, next one of which would premiere on June 26, 2022, titled “K’e”, which would be
followed by forth episode “Hooghandi” on July 3, 2022, fifth episode “Ha’íínlni” premiers on July 10, 2022 and the last episode for season 1 “HózhóoNaasháa” airs July 17, 2022. The series has just been released and has already been approved for season 2, for which the productions are beginning soon and will be released in 2023. Season 2 will also have six episodes like the first one.
What is the show about?
This English language show set-up in the 70s in Gallup, New Mexico, is a crime thriller along with Noir westside psychological suspense. The show mainly revolves around Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police is in the midst of a bank robbery, double homicide and a Navajo radical group called the Buffalo Society.
Joining him is an Undercover FBI agent named Jim Chee who was planted to get dirt on the Navajo radical group. After learning that Joe convinced Jim to work together to solve the double homicide, using FBI resources. Joe is pretty deep in the conflict as the reservation is his home and people around him are involved in his life somehow, which is why what is happening in the Navajo reservation is pretty personal to him.
The storyline proceeds with multiple characters like Joe’s wife Emma, His deputy Bernadette Manuelito, pregnant girl named Sally Growing Thunder, the victims Hosteen Tso and Anna Attcity, her father Guy and Joe’s late son Joe Jr. The show proceeds to unfold the plots with these characters and solve the mysteries around.
Why watch the show?
There are so many reasons to binge the show. It airs once a week so there is no problem regarding having time to watch. The show is a blend of some interesting genres like Psychological thriller, crime, drama and Western Noir mystery.
The show is a story of people dealing with trauma, their demons and their past while trying to move on and heal. Which would be incredibly relatable to people and help them connect.
The cast and the crew of the series are pretty incredible too, the cast includes, Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon, Jessica Matten, Deanna Allison, Rainn Wilson, Elva Guerra, etc. The crew behind the scene are also the makers of Jack Ryan, George R. R. Martin, one of the producers, is author and creator of one of the most famous and brilliant series Game of Thrones.