As the details of HBO's Boardwalk Empire emerged, it quickly became the most anticipated programme in the network's history. The excitement was understandable - not only was the show created by Terence Winter, the man behind The Sopranos, but Martin Scorsese was one of the executive producers and would make a rare crossover to television by directing the pilot. Plus the cast was headed by the great Steve Buscemi and included some of the finest character actors in the business, whose previous work has included No Country for Old Men, This is England, and The Wire. Now that the prohibition epic has finally hit our screens, Boardwalk Empire has proven to be every bit as smart, brutal and thrilling as had been anticipated. Already renewed for a second season, it is set to become one of the defining series of the decades.This indispensible accompaniment to the show is brimming with fascinating details about the series, covering the historical background, how the 1920s was reconstructed, the realities of filming, biographies of key members of the cast and crew, and much, much more.The totally unofficial guide to accompany the hit HBO series John Wallace ... Mario Puzo incorporated this event, as well as others from Lucianoa#39;s life, into his 1969 novel The Godfather. ... They soon joined the famous Five Points Gang, the last of the powerful New York street gangs. ... Its leading figures began to move on to bigger and better things, and to found their own crime families a Torrioa#39;s andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Boardwalk Empire A-Z|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2012-01-26|