TREME

About From David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Generation Kill,' and Eric Overmyer, writer-producer of 'Homicide' and 'Law & Order,'  'Treme' is set in post-Katrina New Orleans. It chronicles the struggles of a diverse group of residents as they rebuild their lives and their city. ‘Treme,' pronounced Truh-may, takes its title from the name of one of the city's oldest neighborhoods, an historically important source of African-American music and culture. Season 1 began in fall of 2005, three months after Hurricane Katrina. Season 2 picks up 14 months after the federal levees failed. While many of the old challenges persist, much has changed. The profiteers have arrived, though the insurance checks haven't. Crime is on the rise, but the ability of the police department to keep pace with the criminals is questionable. Life in New Orleans is getting better, but it's not happening fast enough to keep residents from wondering whether things would be easier, better, elsewhere. What keeps the city afloat through all of this is its culture. Mardi Gras Indian chief Albert Lambreaux (Clarke Peters) is sewing in preparation for Mardi Gras. The social aid and pleasure clubs are getting ready to hit the streets in their colorful, fast step finery. And those loveable rogues, Davis McAlary (Steve Zahn) and Antoine Batiste (Wendell Pierce) have cooked up a new set of schemes on and off the bandstand.

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by TV News Desk - June 19, 2018

Matthew Rauch (CBS's Blue Bloods) and Zina Wilde (HBO's Billions, ABC's Madoff) have joined the cast of Laurence Shanet'sfeature CHASE THE ACE, it was today announced by the film's producers Nicholas Avenue and Ratul Sharma of Fight or Flight Pictures. The action film is currently in production, sho... (more...)
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by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2018

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by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2018

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by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2018

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by TV News Desk - September 19, 2017

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by TV News Desk - July 27, 2017

The five-part HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, to be produced by Sister Pictures and The Mighty Mint as an HBO/Sky Television co-production, will begin filming next year, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and CINEMAX Programming.... (more...)
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by TV News Desk - July 26, 2017

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Chris Evans to Lead All-Star Cast in Gideon Raff's THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT Chris Evans to Lead All-Star Cast in Gideon Raff's THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2017

Chris Evans will head a star studded ensemble cast in writer/director Gideon Raff's THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT, it was announced by producers Aaron L. Gilbert of Bron Studios and Alexandra Milchan of EMJAG Productions.... (more...)