HBO has released a teaser trailer for the pilot episode of the upcoming drama series Boardwalk Empire. The pilot was directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter (The Sopranos).
Boardwalk Empire is based on the novel by Nelson Johnson titled Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City. It delves into the life and times of Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) who is based on the real life Enoch “Nucky” Johnson, boss of the Republican political machine in New Jersey from 1911-1941.
Gretchen Mol, Dabney Coleman, Omar Little, Michael Pitt and Michael Shannon round out the cast. Boardwalk Empire premieres this fall.
via The Playlist