Boardwalk Empire's Final Season Premieres On September 7
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.11.2014
It will run for eight episodes...
Coming Soon reports that HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo has announced that the fifth season of Boardwalk Empire will be its last. It premieres on September 7 with eight episodes.
Here's a synopsis: "Boardwalk Empire" is set in the Prohibition era and chronicles the life and times of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City. The first four seasons took place during the 1920s. In the final season, which takes place in the depths of the Depression in 1931, Nucky recalls his Atlantic City roots and plots a post-Prohibition future.
The series was created by Terence Winter (The Sopranos). Winter is also an executive producer with Martin Scorsese, Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Tim Van Patten, Howard Korder Eugene Kelly and Eric Overmyer. Dennis Lehane is a consulting producer while Joseph Iberti and Rick Yorn are also producers.