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“The Wire” goes to New Orleans

March 30, 2009

The New Orleans Times Picayune has a story about the newest venture between The Wire creator, David Simon, and HBO. Early descriptions of the new show, set in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans after Katrina, sound like a further exploration of the themes of despair, humor, corruption and idealism set in the complex urban environment that animated the Wire, one of television’s most critically acclaimed programs.

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