HBO has released a new trailer for “Vinyl,” its highly anticipated ’70s music series. The series is the latest effort from “Boardwalk Empire” creator and “The Sopranos” executive producer Terence Winter. Set in New York City, “Vinyl” explores the life and times of label president Richie Finestra (Bobby Cannavale) as he struggles to be a rich and powerful white man.
Fortunately, HBO has the best in the business onboard “Vinyl,” especially when it comes to dealing with stories about powerful but painful dudes. Besides Winter, the show’s executive producers include Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese. Scorsese, for whom Winter previously scripted “The Wolf of Wall Street” is also directing the pilot episode. Scorsese and Jagger previously worked together on the 2006 documentary “Shine A Light”.
Along with Cannavale, “Vinyl” will feature Olivia Wilde and Jagger’s son, James. Check out the trailer, if only to see more photos of the show’s live performances and the wise use of the Stooges’ “I Wanna Be Your Dog”. “Vinyl” is slated to debut in January 2016. Its first season will consist of 10 episodes.
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