Who, you ask, will join buff John Krasinski and Abbie Cornish for Amazon’s Jack Ryan prequel series? Why, a trio of newcomers, foremost among them The Wire vet Wendell Pierce. Wouldn’t you like to see The Bunk bossing around Jim Halpert?
Long renowned as one of HBO's crowning achievements in drama, David Simon's Baltimore crime saga 'The Wire' is getting a major facelift for 2015. Not only will the network premiere a high-def digital remastering of the series in late December, but digital and Blu-Ray updates of 'The Wire''s remastered set will be available after the new year.
A few months ago the TV landscape erupted in a cavalcade of cheers with the news that one-time 'Family Ties' and 'Back to the Future' star Michael J. Fox would return to TV full-time with a brand-new sitcom. Not only that, but the buzz-worthy one-camera effort would also loosely chronicle Fox's own struggles with Parkinson's, but who exactly will the celebrated actor play when the series debuts in fall 2013? And what does 'The Wire' and 'Treme' star Wendell Pierce have to do with it?