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George Pelecanos Produces New HBO Series ‘We Own This City’

Writer and producer George Pelecanos is helming a new limited series for HBO titled "We Own This City." The HBO Series' Story The Greek-American creator, who previously brought audiences the critically-acclaimed hit "The Wire," is excited to bring audiences a new...

Hellenic Charity Ball Will Honor Prominent Greek-Americans in Entertainment

The 12th Hellenic Charity Ball by the Elios Charitable Foundation will honor four prominent Greek-Americans in entertainment, including George Pelecanos and Dennis Boutsikaris. The biennial ball will be held in San Francisco on Saturday, November 16, at the Westin St....

Pelecanos Will Adapt Book “The Fence” Into Feature Film

George Pelecanos and writing partner Dennis Lehane will be adapting a book by Dick Lehr titled The Fence, into a feature film of the same name. The drama, which is based on a true story, will star Sterling K. Brown...

George Pelecanos Releases New Book, ‘The Man Who Came Uptown’

George Pelecanos, known for his work in noir novels and series - such as HBO's "The Deuce" and "The Wire" - has just released a new book titled "The Man Who Came Uptown". The book contains plenty of action, but...

George Pelecanos Joins New Series ‘A Dry Run’ As Writer

George Pelecanos will be teaming up once again with his former colleague on "The Wire", David Simon, to work as a writer on new show "A Dry Run". The drama, created by David Simon and Spain's "MediaPro" (responsible for "The...

The Top 5 Greeks Working in Hollywood in 2017

2017 has been quite a year for Greeks in Hollywood: Alexander Payne premiered his newest film, "Downsizing"; Jim Gianopulos took over as CEO of Paramount Studios; Amy Sedaris got her own show on truTV. These are just a few...

George Pelecanos’ ‘The Deuce’ Renewed for Second Season

HBO series "The Deuce", created by George Pelecanos and David Simons, has been renewed for a second season after sparking plenty of talk and interest with its first few episodes. "The Deuce" premiered on September 10, and centers on the...

George Pelecanos’ ‘The Deuce’ To Premiere on HBO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dvpkyRx_ak Author and film and TV producer George Pelecanos has a new series coming out called "The Deuce", a crime thriller set to premiere on HBO in the fall. Pelecanos co-created the series along with police reporter and author David Simon,...