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Martial arts drama 'Badlands' gets straight-to-series order from AMC
Martial arts drama 'Badlands' gets straight-to-series order from AMC

AMC demonstrated its flexibility in its range of programming Friday in announcing a straight-to-series order for the martial arts drama "Badlands." The six-episode series is to premiere in late 2015 or early 2016. Loosely based on the classic Chinese tale "Journey to the West," the series centers on a warrior and a young boy who embark on an adventure "across a dangerous land to find enlightenment," according to the network's release. The series becomes the network's third series to get a straight-to-series order, after "The Walking Dead" and next year's "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul." ...

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