Dailies | Sundance Channel Sets Jason Momoa's ‘Red Road’ Debut for February (Video)

A clash between a New Jersey town and a Native American tribe heats up on the original series

“Game of Thrones” star Jason Momoa returns to the small screen on Sundance Channel's new original series, “The Red Road,” on February 27 at 9/8c.

From writer Aaron Guzikowski (“Contraband,” “Prisoners”) and producer Sarah Condon (“Bored to Death”), the one-hour drama follows a local New Jersey sheriff (Martin Henderson) as he tries to manage a clash between a small community and a Native American tribe. In doing so, he'll forge a tenuous alliance with a tribal leader (Momoa).

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“‘The Red Road’ is a thrilling journey,” Sundance Channel's president and GM, Sarah Barnett. “While the show moves at a cracking pace, it also has multiple layers to it: lost dreams, racial tension, tragedy, and the pain of love. It's a unique show, unlike anything out there right now, and we hope viewers will love it as much as we do.”

The six-episode series also stars Julianne Nicholson, Momoa's real life wife Lisa Bonet, Tom Sizemore, Tamara Tunie, Annalise Basso, Allie Gonino and Kiowa Gordon.

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The series marks Sundance Channel's next step in its original series push, which has included “Rectify” and the upcoming mini-serie, “The Honorable Woman” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and co-produced with BBC Worldwide.

Watch “The Red Road” trailer above.