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    Omar Comin' in HD, Yo! HBO Confirms 'The Wire' is Being Remastered But No Release Date Set Yet

    Many outlets have been reporting "The Wire" will be remastered and released on HBO Signature starting this week. Sadly, the latter is not true, but the former is (hooray!).

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    9 TV Creators Who Must Come To The Big Screen

    As Matthew Weiner's feature film debut, "Are You Here," hits theaters and video on demand platforms, we look at 9 television creators who should follow his lead and make the jump from television to the big screen.

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    Someone Make This: 'The Wire' Creator David Simon Reveals Project About History Of The CIA He Can't Get Made

    The relationship between David Simon and HBO has been long and fruitful, but it hasn’t always been easy. Simon’s the man behind TV shows such as “The Wire” and “Treme,” and while your friends still cannot stop talking about how great “The Wire” is, it was never a big hit in the ratings department ba...

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    'The Wire' Writer David Simon Penning HBO Miniseries Biopic On Martin Luther King

    How many Martin Luther King projects does Hollywood need all at once? And Oprah Winfrey, she's got two on the move at the same time. Last week it was revealed that she is throwing her producer weight behind Ava DuVernay's "Selma" over at Paramount, and now at HBO, she's got another biopic brewing on...

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    Review: 'How To Make Money Selling Drugs' Preaches To The Converted

    Under certain circumstances, selling drugs to earn a living becomes a choice for many. Humans are nothing if not survivors, eking out a living by any means necessary to put food on the table, pay bills, and stay afloat. Beyond teaching viewers the correct way to pronounce sheeeeit, "The Wire" gracef...

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    Matthew Cooke On His Provocative Documentary 'How To Make Money Selling Drugs' and Enlisting the Help of Drug Dealers

    Matthew Cooke's documentary "How To Make Money Selling Drugs" is just as provocative and informative as the title suggests. The slickly produced film functions as a how-to guide for blossoming drug dealers; employing a format of different "levels," the viewer can climb on the road from lowly street ...

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    Wendell Pierce Reveals He Tried To Produce A Prequel To 'The Wire' Starring Samuel L. Jackson

    It must be an occasionally frustrating prospect for David Simon to ponder: as his superb HBO series “Treme” struggled with viewers (to the point where it's only receiving half a final season), “The Wire” continues to grow in popularity and adoration. It's then understandable that Simon would shun a ...

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    David Simon Offers an Ode to His Baltimore Sun Mentor

    Before he became the man behind "The Wire," "Generation Kill" and "Treme," David Simon was a journalist, working at the Baltimore Sun City Desk for 12 years, an experience that would inform his TV masterpiece.

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    The Mix: Toronto Goes Tokyo In 'Pacific Rim' Footage; Donald Glover Set For 'Spider-Man' Cameo (Sort Of) & More

    So, Guillermo Del Toro's big secret blockbuster "Pacific Rim" is now shooting in the chameleonic Toronto, but instead of standing in for New York City or Chicago as it usually does, the streets have been completely redone as Tokyo. CBC News has a report which shows off some flashes of ...

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    Is It Time To Give Up the 'TV's Like a Novel' Comparison? Not Yet.

    It's been four years since "The Wire" ended, and we're still arguing about it. Creator David Simon launched the most recent volley of debates with an interview with the New York Times pinned, theoretically, to Richard Price's new crime series "NYC-22." But the focus q...

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