We had the pleasure of chatting with actor and filmmaker Mark O’Brien on the Popternative show about AMC‘s highly anticipated series, 61st Street. Mark plays Chicago police officer Johnny Logan and stars alongside Courtney B. Vance (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, American Crime Story), Aunjanue Ellis (Quantico, King Richard), Tosin Cole (Star Wars: Episode VII, Doctor Who) and Andrene Ward-Hammond (Project Power, Your Honor). 61st Street is produced by Michael B. Jordan and premiered on Sunday, April 10 on AMC. The first 2 episodes are currently available on AMC+, and there will be a total of 8 with the final episode airing on May 29, 2022.
About 61st Street
“From AMC Studios, 61st Street is a propulsive thriller which courses through the dark heart of the infamous Chicago criminal justice system, as police and prosecutors investigate a deadly drug bust that threatens to unravel the police department’s code of silence.”
In our interview, Mark O’Brien talks about preparing to work on a series with such heavy subject matter, his love for directing, horror movies and much more.
You can watch the full interview below.
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