Martin Scorsese's Boardwalk Empire premiering September 19 on HBO

Brand new series Boardwalk Empire is set to premiere in Canada this coming September.

Set in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition, this new series from executive producer Martin Scorsese chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City, New Jersey, who was equal parts politician and gangster.

Created by Terence Winter, and also executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Tim Van Patten. Starring Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Michael Shannon, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael K. Williams, Dabney Coleman and Gretchen Mol.

Premieres Sunday, September 19 at 9 p.m.

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