“Nucky Thompson never existed. But Nucky Johnson did.”

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Nucky Thompson never existed. But Nucky Johnson did.

In order to tell a compelling story that had jeopardy — you can find online what happened to the real Nucky — Winter decided to change the name and take some liberties.

“It’s about 70 percent faithful to the real person and 30 percent goes into fiction.  This way I can take license. I can have my Nucky do things that the real Nucky might not have done.”

Read more of  the interview with Terence Winters  at  Urbanite – am New York.