The man who brought Deadwood to HBO has returned to the network with a modern gambling series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Deadwood creator David Milch is teaming up with filmmaker Michael Mann for a new HBO pilot entitled Luck.
The network handed out an order for the pilot, which Milch wrote and Mann will direct the pilot episode. The pilot will delve into the world of gambling and horse racing, centering on the many diverse characters that can be found at a race track.
Milch and Mann will executive produce the pilot along with HBO entertainment president Carolyn Strauss. No production schedule or casting information was given on the pilot.