'Banshee's' Anthony Starr: The Amish 'are so hot right now'

"I spent 15 years picturing this day, and I got to tell you, this is not how I saw it playing out," Lucas Hood (played by Antony Starr, "Rush") tells his ex-lover -- understating things just a little -- on the new Cinemax action drama "Banshee," premiering Friday, Jan. 11.Immediately upon his release from state prison, Lucas has a busy day that would tucker out any ex-con. He hits a bar, steals a car, gets in a chase and shootout in Manhattan, boosts a motorcycle, stalks his ex-lover in the rural Pennsylvania Dutch town that gives the series its title, and kills two guys in a bar fight. Oh, and by nightfall, he's the town's sheriff.The premise of the show -- executive produced by Alan Ball ("Six Feet Under," "True Blood") -- may seem a little preposterous and over the top, but that's what makes it incredibly engrossing and a lot of fun. Like its...


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