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Paul Giamatti's 'Hoke' Revoked: FX Passes on 1980s Miami Detective Drama

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 10, 2014 @ 8:31 PM
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Recently we saw Paul Giamatti stomping New York streets in a larger-than-life turn in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' so we looked forward to seeing the 'Sideways' actor go a little smaller by taking a role on television with his announced FX pilot 'Hoke.' Now, it seems the cable network has officially opted to pass on the Miami-set 1980's detective drama, sadly putting 'Hoke' closer to "hoax."

Paul Giamatti Heads to FX for 1980s Miami Detective Drama 'Hoke'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 28, 2013 @ 5:37 PM
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Earlier this year we were surprised to learn that upcoming 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' star Paul Giamatti would take to TV again for a guest stint on 'Downton Abbey,' though it seems FX has in mind a longer stay for the Emmy-winning star. The cable network has officially ordered a pilot for 1985 Miami homicide drama 'Hoke,' featuring Giamatti in the title role of a mid-life crisis enduring detective.