Behind the scenes tease (via Vulture) with David Simon and cast for the fifth and final season of HBO’s The Wire, premiering in January. The closing campaign will introduce the media manipulation while juggling the assemblage of Baltimore politricksters and cops and corner dwellers that we’ve come to hate/love/fear/cheer. Oh, and McNulty is drinking again.
Previously: profiling David Simon, his future projects, and a not-so-brief history of The Wire. Vintage Bonus: Sheeeeeeeeit.
Post-Wire HBO project for Simon and co-creator Ed Burns: Generation Kill – based on the Evan Wright book depicting the first wave of American troops into Baghdad.