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Into the Badlands 

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A mighty warrior and a young boy search for enlightenment in a ruthless territory controlled by feudal barons.
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2018   2017   2015  
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Daniel Wu ...  Sunny 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Orla Brady ...  Lydia 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Emily Beecham ...  The Widow 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Aramis Knight ...  M.K. 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Ally Ioannides ...  Tilda 32 episodes, 2015-2018
Nick Frost ...  Bajie 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Sherman Augustus ...  Nathaniel Moon 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Sarah Bolger ...  Jade 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Oliver Stark ...  Ryder 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Madeleine Mantock ...  Veil 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Babou Ceesay ...  Pilgrim 16 episodes, 2018
Lorraine Toussaint ...  Cressida 16 episodes, 2018
Ella-Rae Smith ...  Nix 16 episodes, 2018
Marton Csokas ...  Quinn 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Stephen Lang ...  Waldo 13 episodes, 2015-2018
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Regent Sunny, a highly-skilled fighter and the deadliest "Head Clipper" for Baron Quinn battles the Nomads to rescue a mysterious boy named M.K. who harbors a dark secret about his past. But when he brings him back to The Fort to train as a "Colt", a Clipper-in-training, things quickly get out of hand with another trainee. When first blood is drawn, M.K. loses control of himself as if something takes over his body, making the boy valuable to an opposing baron, The Widow. Meanwhile, Sunny discovers M.K.'s pendant has the same image as the one on his childhood compass of a place called Azra, the boy's home. In order to seek out the truth about his own past, Sunny wants to know more of this city beyond the Badlands, and must find a way out, especially now that his lover Veil is illegally pregnant with his child.

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post apocalypse | See All (1) »

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There is no god in the badlands. (Season 1) See more »


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14A | See all certifications »

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USA

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English

Release Date:

15 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Badlands See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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The series was shot on the plantations and surrounding areas of Edgard, Louisiana. Django Unchained (2012) was filmed in the area. See more »

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Referenced in Talking Dead: Another Day in the Diamond (2018) See more »

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So Great!
17 November 2015 | by Gretel1006See all my reviews

Absolutely amazing! I am just blown away by the storyline, the fighting, the beauty, the colors, and the creativity.

I saw one reviewer wrote about it being too unbelievable and that the actors look too perfect. I don't think that person quite understands the whole concept. The series is supposed to be like that. The colors are supposed to be incongruous to the depravity of the time and supposed to dazzle the eye.

I think the acting is great! I think that some of the actors, like the Barron and his son, are supposed to be over the top just like the colors are. I thoroughly enjoyed the premier episode and in fact, watched it a second time. I am mesmerized by it all.

Update after watching season 1: My affinity for the show only grew. I felt connected with the characters and naturally am concerned about their futures. As the season went on the stories of the "villians" were more flushed out which gave some insight into their reasonings and made them more relatable.

I am looking forward for season 2.


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