A second season of HBO Max’s “30 Coins” is on its way, and, thanks to Sensacine, we can expect a surprising new cast addition to look forward to: actor Paul Giamatti (Lady in the Water, John Dies at the End).
The site reports that Giamatti will play “Christian Barbrow, an American business and technology billionaire, science fiction writer, science guru, and leader of a mysterious ‘Brotherhood’ that counts the world’s elite among its members. He is the ultimate disruptor, but no one knows his true intentions.”
Directed and co-written by acclaimed horror master Álex de la Iglesia (The Day of the Beast, Witching & Bitching, The Last Circus), HBO Max’s “30 Coins” takes viewers into a world where nothing is as it seems, and nobody can be trusted. De la Iglesia co-writes the series with Jorge Guerricaechevarria.
“Paul Giamatti is probably one of the best actors in the American film industry,” Álex de la Iglesia told the site. “HBO gives me the incredible opportunity to work with him. I would also like to thank his team who, fortunately, knew my filmography. Thanks for the confidence.”
The eight-episode first season follows Father Vergara (Eduard Fernández), an exorcist, boxer, and ex-convict who is exiled by the church as the priest of a remote town in Spain. As his past and old enemies come back to haunt him, strange things begin to happen. An unlikely task force forms as Mayor Paco (Miguel Ángel Silvestre) and local vet Elena (Megan Montaner) seek the truth, while reality is distorted by a cursed coin which is at the heart of a global conspiracy.
Season one ended with some massive lingering questions. What happened to Father Vergara? How will the town pick up the pieces in the aftermath of one wild journey? More importantly, what insane demonic creatures will de la Iglesia and Guerricaechevarria come up with next?
Catch up on “30 Coins” Season One on HBO Max.