Nail-Biting Crime Thriller ‘Clean Sweep’ Debuts with a Two-Episode Premiere on Thursday, June 22 on Sundance Now and AMC+
Starring Charlene McKenna, the suspenseful Irish series is told from the point-of-view of the killer who is also, unusually, a self-sacrificing mother and wife.
The latest Sundance Now Original Series Clean Sweep premieres Thursday, June 22 with two episodes on Sundance Now and AMC+; additional episodes of the series’ six-episode first season will drop weekly on Thursdays on both platforms. Starring Charlene McKenna (Bloodlands, Peaky Blinders), the suspenseful Irish series is told from the point-of-view of the killer who is also, unusually, a self-sacrificing mother and wife.
Shelly Mohan (McKenna) is super mom. Her secret power? Multitasking. She juggles the complex lives and schedules of three kids, ages 10, 11 and 15. Her days are filled with cooking and cleaning, shopping and chauffeuring and somehow manages to have a home-cooked meal on the table by the time her husband Jason (Barry Ward, Anne Boleyn, Des), a Galway Garda detective, arrives home every night. It’s chaotic and hectic and mostly thankless but it is a life Shelly is happy with. But when a dark secret emerges from her past, she makes a fatal choice to prevent the truth from surfacing.
Additional cast includes (alphabetically): Cathy Belton (Hidden Assets), Kaitlyn Rose Downey (The Princess), Adam Fergus (Harry Wild), Trevor Kaneswaren (Line of Duty), Rhys Mannion (It Is In Us All), Aidan McCann (Bad Sisters) and Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle (SisterS).
Clean Sweep, a Sundance Now Original Series, is created by Gary Tieche (Preacher, I Know What You Did Last Summer) who also wrote episodes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6. Fran Harris (Blue Lights) wrote episode 3. Ronan Burke (Harry Wild) directed episodes 1, 2 and 3, while Yves Christian Fournier (L’homme qui aimait trop) directed episodes 4, 5 and 6. Executive producers are Jin Ishimoto, Patty Lenahan Ishimoto, Harvey Myman, Larry Bass, Mary Callery, Aaron Farrell, Graham Ludlow, Jean-Philippe Normandeau, Shari Segal, Gary Tieche and Charlene McKenna. Executive Producers for RTÉ are Dermot Horan and David Crean. Executive Producer for Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland is Andrew Byrne. Executive Producers for ZDF Studios are Yi Qiao and Robert Franke. Executive Producer for Sundance Now is Shannon Cooper. The series is produced by ShinAwiL and Incendo, and ZDF Studios will distribute the series internationally.
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