HBO announced the India premiere of its next project ‘Show Me a Hero’, a new HBO miniseries drama which will start August 17 at 10 pm on the ad-free subscription based channel, HBO Defined.
Based on the non-fiction book by Lis Belkin of the same name, created by David Simon and directed by Paul Haggis, the six-part miniseries will explore the concepts of home, race and community while following the lives of elected officials, bureaucrats and citizens in Yonkers, New York back in the 1960s.
"HBO has always aired a diverse genre of shows. This time round the channel brings Show Me a Hero, a real-life racial drama for an audience who loves political stories as well as for those who are entertainment enthusiasts. The show also comprises of an amazing and an extremely talented star cast," said Shonali Bedi, Director, Marketing and Business Development.
The mini-series stars James Belushi, Winona Ryder, Clarke Peters, Jon Bernthal, LaTanya Richardson-Jackson, Daniel Stern, Bob Balaban, Alfred Molina, Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, Carla Quevedo, Ilfenesh Hadera, Natalie Paul, Dominique Fishback, Terry Kinney and Michael Stahl-David.