We weren't altogether surprised to learn that HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' would make the upcoming fifth season its last call, what with showrunner Terence Winter wanting to move onto his new series, though the latest on season 5 is more than a little sobering. As revealed by one of the cast, could 'Boardwalk Empire' season 5 see a major time-jump pushing Nucky Thompson into a brand-new era?
Over the weekend we were distressed to learn that Marvel's Netflix 'Daredevil' series had suffered a setback in losing Drew Goddard as its showrunner, but atop Goddard's replacement with 'Spartacus' showrunner Stephen S. DeKnight, we may at last have some good news. Is 'Boardwalk Empire' star Charlie Cox officially ready to put his horns to work as Matt Murdock for Netflix's 'Daredevil' TV series? Let's find out!
HBO has long been a thorn in the side of streaming media enthusiasts, only licensing its content to be accessed through HBO GO, unlike the Netflix and Amazon Prime models that have become so commonplace in recent years. Now, the pay-cable network struck a surprising Amazon Prime deal to deliver streams of a variety of shows past and present, but don't expect to start that 'Game of Thrones' marathon just yet.
We were a bit bummed to learn that 'Boardwalk Empire' showrunner Terence Winter had accepted a season 5 end to the HBO prohibition drama in order to develop his new 1970s New York rock drama with Bobby Cannavale, Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, but the proposed series just got a whole lot prettier. Olivia Wilde will return to TV for the new HBO period drama, but as whom, you ask?
Where yesterday brought some exciting 'Hannibal' season 2 news in the form of a new trailer and casting snippets, today comes the season's biggest casting news to date. 'Boardwalk Empire' alum Michael Pitt has officially joined the second season of NBC's darkly dreary cannibal drama in a major recurring role, none other than iconic literary villain Mason Verger!
We'd heard the rumor earlier, but didn't want to believe it for ourselves. HBO period drama 'Boardwalk Empire' will make the upcoming fifth season its final year, putting the last touches on the story of Steve Buscemi's Nucky Thompson, his associates, and organized crime from Atlantic City to Chicago.
And so another season of 'Boardwalk Empire' has been lain to rest, bringing with it a few expected character deaths, and even more surprising survivals. Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) will have a world of new troubles for the HBO prohibition drama's upcoming fifth year, but what do cast and crew have to say of the shocking turnout of season 4 finale "Farewell Daddy Blues?"
Tonight brings the season 4 finale of 'Boardwalk Empire,' and as the title indicates, "Farewell Daddy Blues" has us saying goodbye to characters in various ways. The writers saved a few surprises for this elegant and gripping final hour, in which tables are turned and the inevitability of tragedy once again comes into focus. Tonight, the conflicts between Narcisse and Chalky, Gillian and Richard, and Agent Knox and the Brothers Thompson all come to a conclusion -- and not without taking a heavy toll.
This Sunday will see HBO period drama 'Boardwalk Empire' closing up shop for the season, as Nucky faces a vengeful Chalky and Gillian awaits her comeuppance in the finale hour of "Farewell Daddy Blues." The first few clips of the season 4 finale have arrived, but who will we pour one out for by season's end?