No More Paz for ‘Boardwalk Empire’

The casualties keep coming for HBO’s award-winning drama “Boardwalk Empire,” and that’s just off-screen. After beefing up the show’s body count with the on-screen deaths of Michael Pitt, Dabney Coleman and Aleksa Palladino in season two of the show, TVLine.com reports that Nucky’s former mistress Lucy Danziger is off the series as well. Paz de […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Star Michael Shannon on Van Alden’s Quest for Redemption

In less than 20 episodes, “Boardwalk Empire” bureaucrat Nelson Van Alden, played by Oscar nominee and current “Take Shelter” star Michael Shannon, has plummeted from righteous faith into the hedonism of drinking and prostitution. Atlantic City has taken him and turned him, and as of this Sunday’s episode, “Age of Reason,” he’s all but abandoned […]

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Actress De La Huerta Pleads Guilty In NY Bar Scrap

NEW YORK — Actress Paz de la Huerta (HWEHR’-tah) has admitted harassing an erstwhile reality TV figure in a New York City bar confrontation. Authorities say the fight was laced with ill will about their respective claims to fame. The “Boardwalk Empire” actress says she is “extremely glad this is over” after pleading guilty Thursday […]

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Paz De La Huerta In Court Over NYC Assault Charge

NEW YORK – Prosecutors say TV actress Paz de la Huerta derided a former reality TV figure as a “fake actress” after attacking her in a posh New York City hotel bar. The “Boardwalk Empire” actress was arraigned Tuesday on assault and other charges in her March 20 encounter with Samantha Swetra. De la Huerta’s […]

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Inside Story: How HBO’s Brilliant ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Came To Life

In television, HBO is synonymous with the notion of quality and ambition, and every new series on the network creates expectations measured against the high standards set by past efforts such as ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Wire.’ The latest HBO offering, the sprawling Prohibition-era drama ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ debuts Sunday night, with a big pedigree bursting […]

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