The iconic cast of legendary drama “The Wire,” including Dominic West (Det. Jimmy McNulty), Wendell Pierce (Det. William ‘Bunk’ Moreland), David Simon (Creator/Exec. Producer), Nina Noble (Exec. Producer), Jim True-Frost (Det. Roland ‘Prez” Pryzbylewski), Lance Reddick (Lt. Cedric Daniels), Jamie Hector (Marlo Stanfield) and Andre Royo (Bubbles), joined CinemaBlend’s Managing Director Sean O’Connell to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show. Watch them tackle a variety of topics spanning all five seasons, including the show’s Emmy snubs, the American issues they would cover on the show today, and a touching tribute to the late Michael K. Williams.
The Wire is available to own on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital and to stream on HBO Max.
00:00 - Intro
00:18 - The season of “The Wire” that should have won an Emmy
02:52 - The importance of filming on location in Baltimore
07:50 - The cast and creators of “The Wire” pay tribute to Michael K. Williams
13:06 - The current topics “The Wire” would cover if it was still on the air
16:16 - Outro
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Sean O’Connell is a journalist and CinemaBlend’s Managing Editor. Sean created ReelBlend, which he proudly cohosts with Jake Hamilton and Kevin McCarthy. And he's the author of RELEASE THE SNYDER CUT, the Spider-Man history book WITH GREAT POWER, and an upcoming book about Bruce Willis.