Exclusive First Look: In TNT's Noir Drama Mob City, 'Nobody Gets Out Alive'

When it comes to the law in 1947 Los Angeles, things are far from black and white — as evidenced in the latest promo for TNT’s well-pedigreed noir drama Mob City.

VIDEO | Frank Darabont Takes a Gritty Look at ‘Gray Hats’ in TNT’s Mob City

Adapted by Frank Darabont (The Walking Dead) from the acclaimed book L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City, the three-week/six-hour series boasts a cast that included Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Neal McDonough (Justified), Alexa Davalos (Reunion), Jeffrey DeMunn (The Walking Dead), Gregory Itzin (24), Robert Knepper (Prison Break), Jeremy Luke (Don Jon) and Ed Burns (playing Bugsy Siegel).

This first-look promo, opening in black-and-white but quickly exploding into color (including splashes of, gulp, blood red), surveys the “high rises and low lifes” of 1940s L.A., warning mobsters such as Siegel and Mickey Cohen that while they may think they own the town, the town in fact owns them.

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Mob City’s first two-hour salvo airs Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 9/8c — will you be tuning in?

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Comments (11)

  • Can not wait!!

    Comment by Jana – November 14, 2013 10:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow looks good. I’ve been waiting and waiting for this one. I didn’t realize it was just a 3 week series though :-(

    Comment by wrstlgirl – November 14, 2013 11:01 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • So true. This looks too amazing to only last 3 weeks. Great cast and showrunner and I love the Film Noir style…make it a series….please.

      Comment by The Beach – November 14, 2013 07:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will definitely be checking it out. Did I see a brief glimpse of Simon Pegg?

    Comment by Andrea – November 14, 2013 11:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Weird or what! The openning camera view moving through the streets and building, i dreamed that after watching the first trailer

    Comment by Nelson – November 14, 2013 11:32 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Will definitely be watching and I love the three two hour showings. Will be like a movie each week.

    Comment by Bobbi – November 14, 2013 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The previously titles of L.A. Noir and especially Lost Angels were better than “Mob City” but either way this looks good

    Comment by Kyle C. – November 14, 2013 12:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looks amazing!

    Comment by Dani – November 14, 2013 03:06 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Looks great! Does anyone know of there will be more if this gets good ratings?

    Comment by Maryann – November 14, 2013 04:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The new promo video looks great. I can’t wait to see the show next month.

    Comment by Joey – November 14, 2013 04:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I already wanted to watch it when I heard it was by Frank Darabont… But now that I see Simon Pegg is in it, I’m definitely watching it!!

    Comment by Babybop – November 14, 2013 05:32 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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