In Season 3, American Crime will be set in North Carolina and will deal with labor issues, economic divides and individual rights.
Huffman was nominated for an an Emmy for the first season of ABC’s American Crime and is back in awards contention for Season 2.
There is no deal yet for fellow star Timothy Hutton, but he too are expected to return in a new role. The new season will be filmed in Los Angeles as production is being moved from Texas after the show recently was awarded a California tax credit.
American Crime earned 10 Emmy nominations for its first season, winning for King. The series, executive produced by Ridley and Michael McDonald, is coming off a well received second season.
Huffman, Emmy winner for Desperate Housewives, is repped by CAA.