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HOFFMAN IN NEW FEUD WITH PETA OVER DEAD HORSES IN LUCK

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Dustin Hoffman has accused HBO of acting precipitously when it shut down production of his critically acclaimed Luck series after it was reported that three horses died during its production. In an interview with Reuters, Hoffman said, “They closed us down like a guillotine. The facts were so distorted that it frightened HBO into making […]

LUCK — NOT MUCH OF IT FOR ITS CAST AND CREW

March 28, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The decision by HBO and the producers of Luck to shut down production of the series following the deaths of three horses came as devastating news to the 180-member crew and dozens of actors working on the series, as well as local suppliers, including prop houses and vendors who supplied services and equipment, the Los […]

HBO’S LUCK RUNS OUT OF IT

March 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

For a show titled Luck, the HBO drama has had little of it. Despite a cast that includes Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte and a clutch of executive producers that includes David Milch and Michael Mann, Luck drew just 1.1 million viewers in its debut last year and averaged 500,000 during its nine-episode run. Set […]