Put whatever you had planned to watch tonight on hold as HBO Max just dropped its hot new miniseries 'We Own This City' today Monday, April 25, a police crime drama series starring all-stars like Jon Bernthal and Jamie Hector.
We Own This City is based on the nonfiction book of the same title by Justin Fenton, a Baltimore Sun Reporter. The six-part series centres on the ups and downs of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force as deep-rooted corruption causes the system’s downfall.
The series’ first episode landed on the streaming platform today and already has a 9.1/10 rating by a top-rated critic on IMDb. Synopsis: Momodu Gondo is involved in interrogation as a detective in a neighbouring county uncovers several overdose cases in Baltimore.
Holding notable roles in the main spotlight are Jon Bernthal as Sergeant Wayne Jenkins, Wunmi Mosaku as Nicole Steele, Jamie Hector as Sean M. Suiter, McKinley Belcher III as Momodu “G Money” Gondo, Darrell Britt-Gibson as Jernell Rayam, Josh Charles as Daniel Hersl, Dagmara Domińcyzk as Erika Jensen and Rob Brown as Maurice Ward.
Other A-list actors include Don Harvey as John Sieracki, David Corenswet as David McDougall, Larry Michell as Scott Kilpatrick, Ian Duff as Ahmed Jackson, Delaney Williams as Kevin Davis and Lucas Van Engen as Leo Wise.
Episodes Debut Schedule
HBO Max will be releasing a new episode every Monday. So, expect part 2 of the series to debut on May 2, part 3 on May 9, part 4 on May 16, part 5 on May 23 and part 6 on May 30.
'We Own This City' Top Rating
The single released episode of the limited series has been incredibly received, scoring 95% on Rotten Tomatoes and 89% on IMDb. Stakes are high for this true-crime drama series.