'Things are changing in Atlantic City,' says Jimmy Darmody, a character portrayed by the actor Michael Pitt, at the beginning of the trailer — or teaser as HBO officially calls it — for the much anticipated second season of the award-winning and multi-Emmy -Award-nominated 'Boardwalk Empire.'
BREAKING NEWS: This fall, HBO has officially announced, Boardwalk Empire’s second season will start up Sunday night, Sept. 25, at 9pm, the same time slot it had last year for its debut season.
The Prohibition-period piece set in Atlantic City in the early 1920s, was one of the most successful programs on the cable channel in recent history and many critics — and, likely, HBO executives — are suggesting it may become as big as The Sopranos.
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"When that piece of thing was falling out of the sky I said that I was going to try to go outside and try to get hit by that thing and try to commit suicide, but nobody would see it as a suicide though, so I was going to try to take advantage of it."
President Woodrow Wilson also spoke to the convention crowd at the theater situated at St. Charles Place and the Boardwalk, a vaudeville house jointly owned by developer/impresario Samuel F. Nixon (who leased Atlantic City’s famed Apollo Theatre from saltwater taffy tycoon Joseph Fralinger) and an entertainment combine featuring the notable Erlangers ...
Along with the premiere screening, at least three Boardwalk Empire actors have been confirmed to appear at the event — Anthony Laciura (Eddie Kessler), Adam Mucci (Dept. Halloran) and Michael Stuhlbarg (Arnold Rothstein) — and they will likely do meet-and-greets with fans.
"I wasn’t the only critic that wrote that there is nothing new on broadcast TV that’s as good as Boardwalk Empire. It used to be that cable wouldn’t counter-program against broadcast TV, but in the last few years they’ve gotten stronger and tougher and more arrogant."
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After retiring as a professional opera singer, Anthony Laciura figured he’d channel his energies into helping budding operatic stars hone their craft ... Then came a call from the office of the director of the planned HBO series 'Boardwalk Empire'
Boardwalk Empire picked up a couple more awards last night from the Screen Actors Guild. The SAGs are the most prestigious awards next to the Oscars, since the SAGs are voted on by a performer’s peers.
Vicki Gold Levi, an Atlantic City historian and a consultant on Boardwalk Empire — for the second season as well, she has informed Atlantic City Weekly — was one of eight celebrity judges at a drag-queen pageant in Atlantic City while the awards program was being televised.
Brainstorm Digital is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based company, with an office in Los Angeles, that specializes in high-quality visual effects, such as those that were used on Boardwalk Empire during the series' first season on HBO last year. ...
In a “news” box on the upper right side of the Archeophone Records home page, there’s a list of the songs played thus far in the first two episodes of HBO’s 'Boardwalk Empire,' set in 1920s Atlantic City.
HBO has uploaded the approximately 14-minute behind-the-scenes documentary "The Making of Boardwalk Empire," which premiered...
1912 Prohibition Party Convention