USA Network Renews ‘The Sinner’

USA Network has greenlit a third season of its drama/mystery series The Sinner, the network said Wednesday.

Actor Bill Pullman will reprise his role as Detective Harry Ambrose for the third season of the Emmy-nominated drama, said the network. Matt Bomer will join the cast of The Sinner as resident and expectant father who looks to Ambrose for support in the wake of an accident, according to network officials.

The Sinner's third season will also bring back Derek Simonds as executive producer and showrunner, with Charlie Gogolak serving as executive producer along with Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple through their company Iron Ocean. Adam Bernstein (Fargo, Breaking Bad) is set to direct the first two episodes and will also executive produce, said USA. 

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