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Drama, Sports

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Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Dunn, Kerry Condon, Tom Payne, Nick Nolte, Dennis Farina, John Ortiz, Richard Kind, Patrick J. Adams, Ian Hart, Ritchie Coster

HBO Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Horse Abuse on 'Luck'

January 03, 2013 02:01:15

's "" has brought another bad luck for HBO. After forced to cancel the drama series due to its soft ratings, the network is now sued for allegedly mistreating horses and covering up the abuse.

In her lawsuit, Barbara Casey, who was a director of the American Humane Association's film and production unit, claims she was fired after urging the organization to report the alleged horse abuse on the set of the show. She is suing the organization for wrongful termination.

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HBO Cancels 'Luck' Following Death of Three Horses, PETA Is Glad

March 15, 2012 08:03:20

HBO has pulled the plug on "" after a third horse died on the set of the drama series. In a statement released on Wednesday, March 14, the network announced, "It is with heartbreak that executive producers David Milch and Michael Mann together with HBO have decided to cease all future production on the series 'Luck'."

Explaining the reason behind the cancellation, the network said, "While we maintained the highest safety standards possible, accidents unfortunately happen and it is impossible to guarantee they won't in the future. Accordingly, we have reached this difficult decision."

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Third Horse's Death Forces HBO's 'Luck' to Suspend Production With the Animals

March 14, 2012 10:03:09

HBO's "" has just been hit with a misfortune. Another horse has been injured and dead on the set of the sports drama during the production taking place on Tuesday, March 13, leading the network to suspend filming with the animals with the accident is being investigated.

"Tragically, this morning, one of the horses in Lucks stable suffered an accident while returning to the stall," HBO said in a statement. California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) official veterinarian Dr. Gary Beck said "the horse was on her way back to the stall when she reared, flipped over backwards, and struck her head on the ground."

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'Luck' 1.02 Preview: A Perfect Trojan Horse

January 30, 2012 01:01:54

Next week on "", Ace is eager to move forward in the racetrack deal though he is chafing under his parole conditions. Ace shows off his famous temper during a contentious meeting with one-time colleague Nick DiRossi and a possible investor Isadore Cohen, discussing an idea which he claims to be a perfect Trojan horse.

Meanwhile, Marcus is wary about flaunting his newfound Pick Six wealth, but his three partners have no such qualms. In the meantime, Jerry sits in at higher-stakes poker games, Renzo sets his sights on claiming one of Escalante's mystery horses, and Lonnie parties with two unscrupulous women.

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Dustin Hoffman's 'Luck' Gets Early Debut Before Regular Run in January 2012

November 02, 2011 03:11:21

HBO has planned an early start for its new show "". The network has announced that it will premiere the pilot for the -starring series on Sunday, December 11 at 10:00 P.M., following the second season finale of "".

However, the horse-racing drama will not return with a follow-up episode until January 29, 2012 which is set as the date for its official debut. Starting that day, the new series will air on its regular Sunday slot.

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First Sneak Peek to HBO's New Series 'Luck' Starring Dustin Hoffman

April 19, 2011 11:04:57

HBO has released a sneak peek to its new original series, "". It has a strong cast ensemble consisting of who portrays organized crime figure Ace Bernstein, who stars as a horse trainer called The Old Man, and many more.

Promoting the drama which offers a provocative look at horse racing, executive producer Michael Mann said, "It's immersion into a total world, not just of horse racing, but of luck, combined with skill that can have the power to change our lives." He claimed, "This is everything from degenerate gamblers to disreputable trainers to Ace Bernstein."

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'Harry Potter' Star Michael Gambon Trying His 'Luck' on HBO Series

December 10, 2010 01:12:45

jumps from big to small screen and he's making his first U.S. television debut at the same time. The Brit is to take a recurring role on HBO drama series "" which is about several characters who are tied to the same horse-racing track.

Produced under David Milch/Michael Mann collaboration, "Luck" puts in the lead role named Ace Brenstein. Now Gambon is to play a yet-to-be-named character who is "a nemesis or worthy adversary for" Brenstein. Gambon previously worked with Mann in Oscar nominated film "The Insider".

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