As the fans of Simon’s genius prepare for another season of The Wire, they can’t help but worry if they’ll get more of the same or something altogether different. Award winner David Simon is coming up with a new show ‘we own this city’ on HBO, which is a total surprise for his fans.
We Own This City is a new drama that delves into the real-life narrative of corruption in the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force. This new limited series ’we own this city’ will bring Simon and HBO back together. Fans of the HBO smash series The Wire will know that this isn’t Simon’s first time bringing attention to crime in Charm City. Simon, a former reporter for The Baltimore Sun for almost 12 years, developed a strong attachment to the city during his time there. He’s had a long and illustrious career in television, sharing Baltimore’s tales since his days as a journalist. For his work on HBO’s The Corner, he even won two Emmys. Let’s quickly run through all the necessary information on we own the city.
The storyline and The Plot of We Own This City
According to HBO, We Own This City chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, as well as the corrupt practices and ethics, come crashing down that befell an American city wherein drug unlawful and mass execution policies were espoused just at the possible cost of existing police work and also we own this city is based on the book by Baltimore Sun journalist Justin Fenton.
For those unfamiliar with the Gun Trace Task Force controversy, we own this city includes nine Baltimore Police Department officers who, according to the Baltimore Sun, terrorized city residents for three years. The officers were meant to be removing firearms and dangerous criminals from the city streets, according to Vox. Instead in we own this city they committed robberies, did illegitimate searches, worked overtime for the city, and even carried imitation firearms to plant in the event that they shot defenseless individuals. Former policemen in question generally targeted suspected criminals, believing that if they tried to disclose police wrongdoing, their comments would be dismissed. Furthermore, in we own this city the humiliated policemen committed all of their crimes in order to profit by hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Star cast of ‘We own this city’
Speaking of the cast of we own this city, Jon Bernthal plays Wayne Jenkins, the ringleader of the task team at the center of the controversy in We Own This City. Bernthal has built a reputation for himself onscreen by portraying rough, threatening villains. Fans will remember him as Frank Castle in Marvel’s The Punisher and Shane Walsh in AMC’s The Walking Dead. In the Showtime series American Gigolo, he’ll portray Julian Kaye, a convicted killer.
We Own This City’s additional cast and characters include: Nicole Steele is played by Wunmi Mosaku, Sean M. Suiter is played by Jamie Hector, and Momodu “G Money” Gondo is played by McKinley Belcher III. Jemell Rayam is played by Darrell Britt-Gibson, Daniel Hersl is played by Josh Charles, Erika Jensen is played by Dagmara Domiczyk, Rob Brown is played by Maurice Ward, Don Harvey is played by John Sieracki, David Corenswet is played by David McDougall, Larry Mitchell is played by Scott Kilpatrick, Ahmed Jackson is played by Ian Duff, Kevin Davis is played by Delaney Williams, and Leo Wise will all be seen in we own this city.
When will We Own This City be released and where to watch it?
We Own This City will premiere on HBO on Monday, April 25th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The series we own in this city will also be available to watch on HBO Max at that time. The next five episodes of the limited series we own this city will be broadcast on Mondays after that, with the finale episode premiering on May 30.
We own this city will premiere in June 2022 on Sky Atlantic and NOW in the United Kingdom, although no precise date has been established. We Own This City is an HBO original that will be shown live on the cable channel. Those who do not have access to traditional cable or satellite television can watch we own this city live on TV streaming platforms such as Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV if they have an HBO subscription. We Own This City is also available on HBO Max for interested audiences.
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