'Magic City's' Jeffrey Dean Morgan: It took a lie to get him to return to TV


As writer, creator and executive producer, Mitch Glazer has taken his childhood memories of growing up in Miami Beach in the late 1950s and translated them into the gritty, sexy new drama "Magic City." The series, premiering Friday, April 6, on Starz, captures the wealth, power and turmoil of the time, from the Kennedys and the Rat Pack to anti-Castro forces and the mob. At the center of it all is Ike Evans, the charming king of Miami Beach whose drive and ambition turned the former cabana boy into the owner of the luxurious Miramar Playa Hotel.It took a character such as Ike and a small lie to get Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Grey's Anatomy") to return to serial TV."I was lied to initially by my agents, who told me it was a miniseries, which is why I was reading it in the first place, because there was no way I was going to do a...



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