HBO has given a pilot order to Criminal Justice, a new crime drama starring James Gandolfini, Deadline reports.
Criminal Justice, based on a 2008 BBC series of the same name, tells the stories of people who have been accused of murder, according to the report. Gandolfini (The Sopranos) will play Jack Stone, a jailhouse lawyer tasked with representing a Pakistani-American man who has been charged with a woman's murder. The actor will also executive-produce the series.
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Creator David Simon is apologizing for calling fans who discovered The Wire after its HBO run "wearying."
While discussing former colleague Richard Price, the creator of CBS' new drama NYC-22, in an interview with The New York Times, Simon was posed with the notion that many of the diehard fans of The Wire weren't actually watching the series in earlier seasons, but had rather jumped on the bandwagon late. "I do have...read more