Sunday, June 20, 2010

Who doesn't love some Buscemi?

Ok, so it's not technically a movie, but since the last time I broke my "music and movies only" rule was for the Sopranos finale, it's fitting that the second time is about Sopranos writer Terence Winter's new series, Boardwalk Empire.

Boardwalk, which premiers on HBO this fall, stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson (based on real life Atlantic County Treasurer Enoch "Nucky" Johnson), the "boss" of Prohibition-era Atlantic City, and generally looks awesome. It doesn't hurt that other Sopranos mainstays like director Timothy Van Patten are on board...or that Martin Scorsese directed the pilot and is producing the show.

Evidence of Scorsese's involvement is all over the newly released trailer, which doesn't quite make me want to pay for HBO, but ensures the series a home at the top of my Netflix queue:


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