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HBO picks up Dustin Hoffman series ‘Luck’

Dustin Hoffman Headshot This just in from HBO: The pay cabler has given a greenlight to “Luck,” the Dustin Hoffman series from David Milch and Michael Mann.

“Luck” centers on horse racing, including “the owners, gamblers, jockeys and diverse gaming industry players.” Show will begin shooting at Santa Anita Park, among other L.A. spots, this fall.

Cabler did not disclose the number of episodes that have been ordered.

 “Michael Mann delivered a pilot from David Milch’s
brilliant script that took our breath away,” said HBO programming prexy Michael Lombardo, who announced the pickup.  “We are truly
excited that these two artists, and our extraordinary cast headed by Dustin
Hoffman, will be bringing ‘Luck’ to life.”

Hoffman stars along with Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Kevin Dunn, Richard Kind, Jason
Gedrick, Ritchie Coster, Ian Hart, Tom Payne, Kerry Condon, Gary Stevens and
Nick Nolte.  Jill Hennessy guest stars.

Milch and Mann are exec producers along with Carolyn Strauss. Milch wrote the pilot, while Mann is director. Hoffman also has a producer credit.

 

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