Kelsey Grammer on 'Boss' Season 2: 'It's a human story about a king who has to lose his kingdom'

On Friday, Aug. 17, under the sign of Leo the lion, the king of beasts, Starz launches Season 2 of its original drama "Boss," starring Kelsey Grammer as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, who is battling a degenerative neurological disorder."Our backdrop is politics, certainly," Grammer tells Zap2it. "But it's a human story about a king who has to lose his kingdom, how he deals with that, how he deals with his sudden humanity, is really what the story is. It's about human behavior rather than about political upheaval or change."As to whether all politics really is just about human nature, Grammer chuckles and says, "Maybe the worst of human behavior, sure."Chicago has long been known for its colorful crime figures and even more colorful politicians, who have reigned over a city government famed for graft, corruption and backroom dealing on an epic scale.How much of that is fact and how much is legend and hyperbole is...


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