Los Angeles 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Snowfall is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The screening in Philly was hosted by Mina SayWhat and included the full cast.
John Singleton – co-creator/executive producer
Dave Andron – co-creator/executive producer
Damson Idris – cast, “Franklin Saint”
Carter Hudson – cast, “Teddy McDonald”
Ms. Michael Hyatt- cast, “Cissy Saint”
Isaiah John – cast, “ Leon Simmons”
Angela Lewis – cast, “Aunt Louie”
The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo “El Oso” Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson), a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras and Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios), the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.
Created by John Singleton & Eric Amadio and Dave Andron, Snowfall is executive produced by Singleton, Andron, Thomas Schlamme, Amadio, Michael London and Trevor Engelson.
#SnowfallFX airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on FX’