First Trailer: John Singleton & FX’s “Snowfall”

“Boyz N The Hood” director John Singleton comes to TV with “Snowfall,” a new FX series is set in Los Angeles in the 1980s as the crack epidemic is about to explode. Today, the first trailer for the ten-episode first season has arrived ahead of its premiere on July 5th.

The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint (Damson Idris), young street entrepreneur, Mexican wrestler Gustavo Zapata (Sergio Peris-Mencheta), Mexican crime lord daughter Lucia Villanueva (Emily Rios), and CIA operative Teddy McDonald (Carter Hudson) who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras.