Lennie James penned TV show Save Me gets release date on Sky Atlantic

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Penned and starring The Walking Dead actor Lennie James, the television series Save Me has been picked up for distribution by Sky Atlantic in the U.K.

Fans of The Walking Dead know Lennie James best for his role as Morgan Jones, a survivor who made his debut on the AMC zombie survival drama series in the first season and helped teach Rick Grimes how to survive.

Recently, it was revealed that James would be taking his talents from the flagship AMC undead drama to join the cast of the companion series Fear The Walking Dead, but that’s not the only place you will be able to see the talented actor.

Starting on February 28, 2018, Lennie James can be seen in the 6 part Sky Atlantic television series titled Save Me. Check out the trailer for the series as shared on the YouTube channel of Sky Atlantic:

Lennie James plays a character named Nelly Rowe, who is accused of abducting his teenage daughter despite not having contact with her since she was three years old according to the Sunday Express.

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Joining James in the show’s cast are Coronation Street alum Suranne Jones, Boardwalk Empire actor Stephen Graham, Barry Ward from The End of the F***ing World, Kerry Godliman from the Ricky Gervais series Derek, and many other talented actors.

Here is how Sunday Express describes what Save Me is all about:

"“Save Me is a harrowing London thriller that follows Nelly, a womanizer who like a drink and is the life and soul of his local pub. His life is turned upside down when he’s arrested for the abduction of his estranged daughter, Jody, whom he hasn’t seen since she was a toddler. So Nelly sets out to clear his name, find the real perpetrator and save his daughter.”"

Don’t miss Save Me starring and penned by The Walking Dead actor Lennie James when it premieres on Sky Atlantic on February 28, 2018, or be sure to catch it on demand using NOW TV following the broadcast.