HBO Greenlights “Boardwalk Empire”

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(Variety) HBO has given the series greenlight to the Martin Scorsese-produced period drama “Boardwalk Empire.”

Pay cabler has ordered 11 segs of the series, which revolves around the life of 1920s Atlantic City bigwig Nucky Johnson, played by Steve Buscemi, who is described as “equal parts politician and gangster.” Production is expected to begin in the fall in Gotham, with the preem targeted for next year. Read More.