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A pastor wants to rid his community of drug traffickers. Noah was given an ultimatum by the leader of the Menno mob.
Pure is a Canadian television drama series that first aired on CBC Television in January and February 2017, and subsequently on Super Channel. The show stars Ryan Robbins as Noah Funk, a Mennonite pastor working undercover within an organized crime network in order to clean up a drug trafficking problem in his community. The show also stars A. J. Buckley, Peter Outerbridge, Alex Paxton-Beesley, and Rosie Perez.Pure is produced by Two East Productions and Cineflix Media and is directed by Ken Girotti.Showrunner Michael Amo stated that he pitched the show to television networks in the 2000s but "didn't get any takers". It is inspired by the operations of a Mennonite organized crime ring that smuggled cocaine and marijuana from Mexico to Canada and the United States.The series premiere was watched by 858,000 Canadian viewers. On April 12, 2017, the show was picked up by Hulu in the United States. WGN America acquired the US television rights to the series in August 2017.Initially, Pure was not renewed for a second season; however, in April 2018 the show was picked up by Super Channel, CBC, Hulu, and WGN America for a season two with six episodes, set to premiere in 2019. The series is scheduled to debut on WGN America on May 28, 2019.In June 2018, Super Channel announced that actors Alyson Hannigan, Christopher Heyerdahl, Zoie Palmer, and Victor Gomez were joining the production for Season 2.
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