'Boardwalk Empire': After 'Harry's Law,' Christopher McDonald returns to HBO


Before he started work on NBC's "Harry's Law," in which he plays arrogant but successful lawyer Thomas "Tommy" Jefferson, Christopher McDonald appeared in a single episode of HBO's Prohibition-era drama "Boardwalk Empire," playing Harry Daugherty, campaign manager for Warren G. Harding during the 1920 presidential election.Luckily for McDonald, Harding was elected and appointed Daugherty as United States Attorney General. And luckier still, "Boardwalk Empire" is coming back for a second season, with production having gotten underway last week in and around New York City."Thankfully," McDonald tells Zap2it, "they are going to bring me back for a nice arc, now that Warren Harding is in office. True-to-life story, Daugherty becomes his Attorney General, but leaves office with a big scandal, of course."McDonald says he's looking forward to doing a multi-episode arc, but doesn't know whether his scenes will be set in Atlantic City, N.J., where politician Nucky Thompson (series lead Steve Buscemi) pulls all the strings,...



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