A few weeks ago we heard through the grapevine that 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 had in mind to cast the recurring role of legendary FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, whose department came into prominence the very year that season 4 will move Nucky Thompson and co. into. Now, word has broken that 'The Killing's killer Eric Ladin has landed the role of the famed historical figure, but how big will the character's appearance be?
Ah, we couldn't resist. 'Boardwalk Empire' has made some major castings as the acclaimed HBO drama prepares to go before cameras for its fourth season, due in fall 2013, but its latest could be 'Catching Fire.' New reports reveal that upcoming 'The Hunger Games' star and former James Bond player Jeffrey Wright will return to his HBO roots for 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 as a series regular, but what about his new role will have Harlem talking?
The fourth season of HBO's period drama 'Boardwalk Empire' has been on a casting roll of late, just yesterday announce 'Office Space' and 'Band of Brothers' star Ron Livingston for a regular role, and prior to that 'The Wire' vet Domenick Lombardozzi, and now the series has picked up another major player for the season. Sources say that 'The Hurt Locker' co-star and 'True Blood' player Brian Geraghty is headed to Atlantic City for 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4, but who will he play? Is Geraghty the next big menace to Nucky Thompson?
Well, what do you know? Just days after we heard one HBO vet had signed onto 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4, and hours after we heard rumblings the 1920's Prohibition drama had begun casting historical figure J. Edgar Hoover, we've learned that 'Office Space' star and fellow HBO alum Ron Livingston has booked a regular role in the fourth season as well. Find out what brings
Peter Gibbons Ron Livingston to 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 inside!
'Boardwalk Empire' has featured dozens of real-world historical figures within its fictional narrative, many of which will begin some of their most historically-documented work in the coming HBO season to premiere in fall 2013, but the next name to join the series might be its biggest yet. Sources are reporting that the 1920's prohibition drama has begun casting for famed historical figure and FBI legend J. Edgar Hoover, to potentially feature in a recurring role throughout the season. Get the latest on 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 inside!
It's been a good long while since we've heard anything from 'Boardwalk Empire, especially after season 3 finale "Margate Sands" put such an effective cap in the stories of lead characters Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), Margaret Thompson (Kelly MacDonald) and fan-favorite Richard Harrow (Jack Huston). Now, casting has begun as 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 inches toward its fall premiere, recruiting 'The Wire' star and all-around HBO vet Domenic Lombardozzi for a recurring historical role, but who will he play? Learn the first major 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4 casting inside!
As easy as it is to get swept up in the drama of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire,' it's even easier to overlook the immense amount of work that goes into recreating the 1920's world Nucky Thompson and his associates operate within. Plenty of real-world locations are utilized, but did you know that most of the effects work is spent in seamless establishing shots? While we wait for 'Boardwalk Empire' season 4, check out some of the impressive effects that go into each year of HBO's gangster drama!
Last night's 'Boardwalk Empire' finale "Margate Sands" was notably light on major character deaths, but certaily packed a lot of punch to wrap up the season. Still, with another year gone by in Atlantic City, what might be on deck for the fourth season? Will Nucky Thompson have another major villain to face? Are there any characters from last night's finale that didn't actually die after all? Will the booze and blood still flow?
'Boardwalk Empire' season 3 will come to a close with this Sunday night's "Margate Sands," but plenty of blood has already been spilled. Surprisingly, one of the most important scenes of the entire year was scripted, but ultimately never shown! New comments from series show-runner Terence Winter reveal why the climactic scene was never presented on screen, and how the episode might have been different if it had! Could a major character death have gone very differently?