David Simon and 'The Wire' cast members reunite at PaleyFest (updated)
EW‘s pick for TV’s all-time greatest show is having a cast reunion.
EW has exclusively learned that PaleyFest NY will be reuniting cast members from The Wire with show creator David Simon and executive producer Nina Noble on Oct. 16 at The Paley Center for Media in New York City. The Wire alums participating in the panel are Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn, Seth Gilliam, Jim True-Frost, John Doman, Lawrence Gilliard Jr, and Jamie Hector. Dominic West will do a special video intro for the reunion.
The HBO show premiered in 2002 and ran for five seasons, garnering widespread critical acclaim for its grand, multi-layered portrayal of the Baltimore drug trade. The panel will discuss experiences working on the show and cover key issues that the show brought to the cultural surface.
Tickets for The Wire panel discussion will go on-sale Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 10am E.T. at www.PaleyFest.org.
UPDATE: Michael Kenneth Williams has also been confirmed to be on the panel.