• ‘We Own This City': David Simon and ‘The Wire' Veterans Return to Baltimore for an HBO Show About Police Corruption

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    The Wire creator David Simon is not done exploring corruption in Baltimore just yet.
    A new report says that Simon and fellow The Wire veteran George Pelecanos are teaming up to make a new limited series for HBO called We Own This City , which is based on journalist Justin Fenton's book of the same name. The show is set in the aftermath of Freddie Gray's murder in the custody of Baltimore police and features a stunning campaign of corruption by a sergeant who was tasked with drastically reducing the amount of guns and drugs on the city's streets, only to pull off a series of crimes behind...
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  • ‘The Wire's David Simon & George Pelecanos Set ‘We Own This City' HBO Limited Series About Baltimore Police Corruption

    ‘The Wire's David Simon & George Pelecanos Set ‘We Own This City' HBO Limited Series About Baltimore Police Corruption

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    We hear that the latest HBO project from The Wire's EP David Simon and producer George Pelecanos is finally coming together with the premium network recently quietly greenlighting the project and casting already underway. The duo are working on a limited series based on the Random House book We Own This City: A True Story...
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