'Magic City' Creator Mitch Glazer on Probing His Past and an Uncomfortable Political Storyline (Q&A)

Mitch Glazer Magic City Red Carpet - P 2012

Mitch Glazer has been traveling on the road to Magic City for a long time -- how long, exactly, depends on the timeline you choose. There's the year and three months since he first sold his glitzy new hour drama to Starz; the seven years since he initially pitched and wrote the project; and the 59 years that he has been observing and organizing the political, sexual and existential storylines in his head.

Glazer, who has worked in Hollywood for over 30 years on various film and TV series, grew up in 1950s Miami, dropped into the middle of the lush cocktail of nightlife and the organized crime that made the parties happen. Now, he has returned to the city as the creator and executive producer of a highly anticipated (and already renewed) show that stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as a conflicted hotel owner who signed a deal with the devil (or, gangster Danny Huston) to finance his operation and take care of his family. Read More...



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