HBO finds a Hero

HBO has ordered a new six-part drama from The Wire co-creator David Simon.

HBO

HBO

Show Me A Hero, based on the non-fiction book by Lisa Belkin, will depict the housing desegregation fight in the 1980s and 1990s that tore the city of Yonkers and its political leadership apart during a decade of political and racial tension.

Oscar Isaac and Catherine Keener will head the cast