Dennis Farina and Dustin Hoffman in 'Luck' - Photo Credit: Gusmano Cesaretti/HBO
That headline pretty much says it all. HBO has opted to give Luck
a second season following an impressive premiere in which 3.3 million viewers tuned in to check out the new dramatic series from Michael Mann and Deadwood
creator David Milch. President of HBO Programming Michael Lombardo made the official announcement demonstrating the network’s faith in the new series and their desire to see more. HBO ordered a ten episode season two which will premiere in January 2013.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with the critical response to this beautiful piece of work,” said Michael Lombardo, “and we are very excited about where David and Michael plan to take these incredible character
Filming on season #2 will begin in late February.
is a behind-the-track look at the world of horse racing and gambling’s denizens – owners, trainers, jockeys and gamblers, whose cast is led by Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. Other cast members include Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Richard Kind, Kevin Dunn, Ian Hart, Ritchie Coster, Jason Gedrick, Kerry Condon, Gary Stevens, Tom Payne, and Jill Hennessy.
Source: HBO – January 31, 2012
–Posted by Rebecca Murray
Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, including 13 years as the writer for About.com's Hollywood Movies site. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and President of the San Diego Film Critics Society.
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