'Boardwalk Empire': Season 3 will jump ahead in time

Season 3 of "Boardwalk Empire" will skip ahead in time more than a year, which will mean new and even more intense pressures on Nucky Thompson and his Atlantic City machine."It's New Year's Eve 1922, going into 1923," creator Terence Winter said Thursday night (April 26) at an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences event. "The world has changed quite a bit. Things have gotten quite a bit more violent as Prohibition has gone on and people are running out of liquor. Hence Nucky's [Steve Buscemi] world is going to change."Most of the regular cast was at the event -- including Michael Pitt, whose character, Jimmy Darmody, took a bullet from Nucky at the end of last season. "Maybe I provoked it," Pitt says, noting that he and Winter had talked about Jimmy as a tragic character from early on in the show's life."I knew eventually it would happen. I just didn't know when," Winter...

'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 Gets New Chilling Teaser

Presented in black and white, the promo video gives a brief look at Jimmy who is shot to death by Nucky.

Boardwalk Empire Season 3 Promo: New Year, New Rules

With its must buzzed-about series returning last night, HBO didn't waste its first trip to Westeros in months. It used the opportunity as a platform to hype other programs on the way. Prior to the Game of Thrones premiere , viewers were treated to the first extended trailer for True Blood season five , while the network also debuted a two-minute trailer for Newsroom . Heck, HBO even looked far ahead, teasing the fall return of Boardwalk Empire in the following preview, preparing fans for a "new year" with "new rules" - but the same old Nucky, of course. Watch now as he gives a very simple order: Put a bullet in his f-ckin head.

Stephen Root Cast on Boardwalk Empire As...

In his ever-evolving quest to appear on every primetime show on television, Stephen Root has signed on to Boardwalk Empire . The actor ( NewsRadio , Justified , True Blood , Fringe, The Good Wife ) will recur next season as Gaston Means, an ex-murder suspect who is now a Special Investigator for the United States Department of Justice under Attorney General Harry Daugherty. Root will pop up on multiple episodes of the HBO drama, while Bobby Cannavale will come on board as a series regular, playing a gangster rival to Nucky.

Boardwalk Empire Officially Cans Paz de la Huerta

Paz de la Huerta is officially out at Boardwalk Empire , TV Line reports. Farewell, Lucy, you shrieking charisma monster . De la Huerta only appeared in the first seven episodes of the second season (before her character ran away), so this isn't a huge shock; that said, any decrease in the amount of Paz de la Huerta in our lives is met with at least a little bit of sadness. This leaves the actress with plenty of time to expose herself at more Lana Del Rey concerts , should she so chose, and to give mesmerizing slow-motion interviews . Stay strong, Paz.

Bobby Cannavale Joins Boardwalk Empire as Series Regular

Boardwalk Empire is already filling the void left by — spoiler alert if you've got the finale waiting on your DVR...

SAG Award Nominees Include Modern Family, Boardwalk Empire and More

Judy Greer and Regina King woke up nice and early this morning to announce the nominees for the 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards, the only hardware voted on by peers for their peers. In the television categories, Modern Family led the way with five nominations, while snubs included no recognition for Sons of Anarchy or Homeland. The ceremony will be broadcast live on TNT on January 29 and the nominees include...

'Boardwalk Empire' Gangster Index, Season Two Finale: Jimmy Gets Christopher'd

Atlantic City's tangled web of betrayal, political scheming and murder came full circle in 'Boardwalk Empire' s' shocking Season Two finale. After a season of trying to take down Nucky Thompson, Jimmy Darmody finally realized how foolish he'd been to move against his former mentor, but it was too late. Even after Darmody helped make his election fraud charges disappear, Nucky repaid him with two shots to the head, an abrupt end of the line for one of the show's most compelling characters. To keep track of the deals, deception and death, AOL TV presents the final Season Two installment of our 'Boardwalk Empire' gangster index , a guide to who's up and who's down among HBO's organized criminals. Check out the index to find out how your favorite liquor-slinging sociopath fared this week ...

Boardwalk Empire Boss Explains Season Finale Death, Teases Season 3 Time Jump

SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading now if you have not yet watched last night's Boardwalk Empire season finale . Seriously. You've been warned... On "To the Lost," this HBO drama delivered a true-game changer, as Nucky killed Jimmy Darmody, fulfilling the latter's first season prophecy that "you can't be half a gangster." Why did showrunner Terence Winter and his team go in this direction? Winter tells EW it was a matter of taking developments to their "logical extreme." Read More...

'Boardwalk Empire' Death: Yep, They Went There

(Spoiler alert: If you haven't seen the second season of "Boardwalk Empire" because you're planning to watch it in nickel-matinee installments on Atlantic Avenue, don't read this.) Jimmy Darmody, we hardly knew ye. Well, we sort of knew ye. We saw you rise from right-hand man to "Boardwalk Empire" mastermind Nucky Thompson to become, ever so briefly, the crime boss of Atlantic City. We flashed back to your World War I and Princeton days. And we saw that one time you had sex with your mom.