TNT’s Mob City Shoulda Been a Contender

TNT had Mob City in their corner, but Mob City didn’t have TNT in theirs. TNT had a shot at the title of cable series contender, then blew it when they K.O.’d their new heavyweight drama, Mob City, and with it any crack at a second-season comeback. It is through no fault of creator Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption) and his team of creative talent that Mob City was down for the count in the December ratings – they gave TNT all the punching power it needed to go up against the big boys at FX and AMC, but in the final round it was the network that lacked staying power. Rather the blame falls squarely on the shoulders of programming...

MOB CITY: Jeremy Luke as Mickey Cohen

With less than two weeks until it’s debut, the folks behind MOB CITY are giving us a chance to get to know a little about the characters of the show. Here, Jeremy Luke discusses his role as Mickey Cohen. MOB CITY, the new Series from Frank Darabont (THE WALKING DEAD, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION) premieres December 4, on TNT.

MOB CITY: TAKEOVER Promo

As we move ever closer to December 4th, TNT continues to offer up more promos to build up to the premiere of MOB CITY. Based on the critically acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City, by John Buntin, Mob City is set in post-war Los Angeles, home to glamorous movie stars, powerful studio heads and returning war heroes. But it’s also a city caught between a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base. Mob City centers on Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal), an ex-Marine who holds his cards close to his chest. Teague has...

MOB CITY: Comic poster from Drew Struzan

Check out this Mob City poster created by famous movie/television poster artist Drew Struzan. Known for his iconic posters, Struzan has created work for major films such as Back to the Future, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, as well as for the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Struzan has also designed special-edition posters for several of writer-producer-director Frank Darabont’s productions including The Shawshank Redemption, The Mist, The Green Mile, and The Walking Dead. Mob City premieres on TNT Wednesday, Dec. 4, beginning at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

MOB CITY: New promo for forthcoming Frank Darabont...

TNT continues to offer up promos for MOB CITY, the forthcoming TNT series by Frank Darabont (THE WALKING DEAD, THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION). TNT’s Mob City depicts the epic battle between a determined police chief and a dangerous mobster in 1940s Los Angeles. In addition to Bernthal and Burns, the series’ extraordinary ensemble cast includes Jeffrey DeMunn (The Walking Dead, The Shawshank Redemption), Neal McDonough (Captain America, Desperate Housewives), Gregory Itzin (24), Robert Knepper (Prison Break), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans, The Mist) and Jeremy Luke (Don Jon). Based on the critically acclaimed book...