Frank Darabont‘s six-episode TNT drama series, previously known as Lost Angels, will be titled Mob City. It will premiere on Wednesday, December 4th at 10 PM. In conjunction with the announcement, the network also has released a first-look video for the period drama, based on the book L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City. Darabont wrote and directed the pilot for Mob City, which is set in post-World War II Los Angeles, a city caught between a powerful and corrupt police force and an even more dangerous criminal network determined to make L.A. its West Coast base. Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (Neal McDonough) has made it his mission to free the city of criminals like Ben “Bugsy” Siegel (Ed Burns) and Mickey Cohen (Jeremy Luke), the ruthless king of the Los Angeles underworld. Co-starring are Jeffrey DeMunn, Jon Bernthal, Gregory Itzin, Robert Knepper, Milo Ventimiglia and Alexa Davalos. Darabont, Michael De Luca and Elliot Webb executive produce.
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