Danai Gurira chats about her latest projects, including her role in the Sundance film “Mother of George,” and the next season of “The Walking Dead” on AMC.
Mob City will premiere on Wednesday, Dec. 4th at 10 PM on TNT and stars Jon Bernthal and Jeffrey DeMunn.
TNT has released the first footage of its upcoming Frank Darabont drama.
The series, previously known as L.A. Noir and more recently Lost Angels, will now go by the title Mob City. The six-episode series will bow Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 10 p.m. and is based on John Buntin’s L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City.
The 1940s-set series opens in post-war L.A. where the city is caught between a powerful and corrupt police force and a criminal network determined to set up shop on the West Coast.
Neal McDonough stars as LAPD Chief William Parker who has made it his mission to free his city of criminals like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel (Ed Burns) and Mickey Cohen (Jeremy Luke), the ruthless king of the L.A. underworld. To accomplish his mission, Parker sets up a new mob task force within the LAPD headed by Detective Hal Morrison (The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey DeMunn) and Detective Joe Teague (The Walking Dead’s Jon Bernthal), an ex-Marine who holds his cards close to the vest.
Gregory Itzin, Robert Knepper, Milo Ventimigliaand Alexa Davalos co-star in the TNT original drama from The Walking Dead’s Frank Darabont, Michael De Luca (The Social Network) and Elliot Webb (Alpha House), who executive produce.
The Walking Dead‘s director of photography Mike Satrazemis describes Season 4′s massive walker herds and which actor would make the best cameraman.
Q: First question: are walkers photogenic?
A: The way [Executive Producer and Special FX Makeup Designer Greg] Nicotero does the walkers, they’re very photogenic. Especially the full-time walkers, because we have three levels of walkers and not all of them can be shot. But the ones that Greg has designed are highly photogenic.
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