Jamie Hector, Wunmi Mosaku and more star in the teaser trailer for We Own This City, The Wire creator David Simon’s new HBO crime drama.
The six-episode limited series debuts on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.
Based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, WE OWN THIS CITY chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work.
The series stars Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, Jamie Hector, McKinley Belcher III, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Josh Charles, Dagmara Domińczyk, Rob Brown, Don Harvey, David Corenswet, Larry Mitchell, Ian Duff, Delaney Williams and Lucas Van Engen.
Recurring cast members and guest stars include Treat Williams, Gabrielle Carteris, Tray Chaney, Domenick Lombardozzi, Thaddeus Street, Jermaine Crawford, Nathan E. Corbett, Chris Clanton, Anwan Glover, Bobby Brown, Michael Salconi, Susan Rome, Kim Tuvin, and Maria Broom.
The series was created and executive produced by George Pelecanos and David Simon. Reinaldo Marcus Green is the director and also executive produces with Nina K. Noble, Ed Burns, and Kary Antholis. Co-executive producer Bill Zorzi. Writers for the series are Pelecanos, Simon, Burns, Zorzi and D. Watkins.