Season One Episode Eleven Advance Review
“Rainmaker” Airing March 22, 2011
Watch LIGHTS OUT on Tuesday nights at 10 PM EST on FX
March 20, 2011
By Lena Lamoray
LIGHTS OUT FX OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Lights Out, from Executive Producer/Showrunner Warren Leight (In Treatment, Law & Order Criminal Intent), stars Holt McCallany (CSI: Miami) as “Patrick “Lights‟ Leary,” an aging former heavyweight boxing champion who struggles to find his identity and support his wife and three daughters after retiring from the ring. The financial downturn coupled with a series of failed investments leave him at a perilous crossroads – battling the urge to return to boxing or reluctantly accepting a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector. Catherine McCormack (Braveheart) co-stars as “Theresa Leary,” Lights‟ wife who is finishing her medical residency; Pablo Schreiber (The Wire) as “Johnny Leary,” Lights‟ brother and business manager; and Stacy Keach (Fat City) as “Robert “Pops‟ Leary,” Lights‟ father and former trainer who runs the boxing gym owned by Lights. Clark Johnson (The Shield, The Wire) and Norberto Barba (In Treatment, CSI: NY) directed the pilot episode. Series Creator Justin Zackham (The Bucket List), Phillip Noyce (Salt) and Ross Fineman are also Executive Producers. Lights Out is produced by Fox Television Studios and FX Productions. FX has ordered 13 episodes of Lights Out, which was filmed in New York.
LIGHTS OUT “Rainmaker” Season One Episode 11 Review, Airing 3/22/2011
LIGHTS OUT only has a few episodes remaining before its first season wraps up and I can assure you that you don’t want to miss a single one. This week’s episode, “Rainmaker” features one of my favorite guest stars of the season, David Morse. David plays “Jerry ‘The Rainmaker’ Raines”, a retired boxing champion that “Patrick ‘Lights’ Leary” “unintentionally” runs into at an outside marketplace with his sister “Margaret Leary”. “Rainmaker” – Lights tries to help a penniless and punk drunk former champ, even while his own future is threatened by a talkative witness. Written by Robin Veith and directed by Norberto Barba.