The Wire 20th Anniversary Featurette: ‘What Is It We’re Paying Attention To?’
It’s been 20 years now since the series premiere of “The Wire,” which first aired on HBO on June 2, 2002.
Two decades later, series creator and writer David Simon and producer and writer George Pelecanos are taking a look back at the show’s legacy in a new featurette.Set in Baltimore, Maryland, “The Wire” unfolded in a novelistic fashion over five seasons and 60 episodes. From the drug business to the ports to the government, school system, and newspaper trade, each season delved into a different side of the city and its institutions. Actors like Dominic West, Idris Elba, Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Clarke…The post The Wire 20th Anniversary Featurette: ‘What Is It We’re Paying Attention To?’ appeared first on /Film.
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