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Olivia Wilde Joins Martin Scorsese’s Rock ’n’ Roll Pilot for HBO

Olivia Wilde has been tapped to join Bobby Cannavale in Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger’s rock ’n’ roll pilot for HBO, which is scheduled to begin lensing in the early summer.

The still-untitled drama explores the drug and sex-fueled music business of 1970s New York as punk and disco are on the rise. The show is seen through the eyes of Cannavale’s Richie Finestra, a record executive trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound. Wilde will play Devon Finestra, Richie’s wife and a former actress-model who re-immerses herself in her former Bohemian life when Richie’s crisis causes strain on their family.

Scorsese is attached to direct the pilot, which is penned by regular collaborator Terence Winter (“The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Boardwalk Empire”) and George Mastras (“Breaking Bad”) with Mastras serving as showrunner. All are exec producing, along with Jagger, Victoria Pearman, Emma Tillinger Koskoff and Rick Yorn.

Wilde, who recently appeared in films “Her” and “Rush,” is repped by WME and Hamilton Hodell in the U.K., as well as Untitled Entertainment, Ziffren Brittenham and Prime PR.

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