Michael Shannon has been added to the cast of HBO’s Boardwalk. The upcoming series has placed Shannon in the role of a Treasury Department agent. Get the details below with video and photos of Michael Shannon after the jump.
Michael Shannon has been cast in HBO’s upcoming series on HBO called Boardwalk. The new show stars actor and director Steve Buscemi as Nucky Johnson who runs a liquor ring during the days of alcohol prohibition in Atlantic City, N.J.. Michael Shannon has been tapped to play the role of a Treasury Department agent named Van Alden. Boardwalk is based on the nonfiction novel titled Empire written by Nelson Johnson. The pilot will be directed by Martin Scorsese.
Michael Shannon has most recently been seen in Revolutionary Road and has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance. His credits also include Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, Bug, Lucky You, Shotgun Stories, World Trade Center, Let’s Go to Prison and Marvelous.
More photos and a video of Michael Shannon are below.