HBO announced today that they have ordered a new series starring Academy Award-winning actor Dustin Hoffman.
The series, titled "Luck," will be an inside look at the world of horse racing, examining owners, jockeys, gamblers, and gaming industry players. The pilot for "Luck" was directed by Michael Mann ("The Insider," "The Aviator"), and based on a script by David Milch ("NYPD Blue," "Deadwood").
The series will also star Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Kevin Dunn, Richard Kind, Jason Gedrick, and Nick Nolte. Jill Hennessy will guest star.
Filming begins this fall at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.