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[12/13/18 - 10:00 AM]
HBO Films' "O.G." Debuts Feb. 23; Documentary "It's a Hard Truth Ain't It" Debuts Feb. 25
Filmed in Indiana's Pendleton Correctional Facility, an active maximum-security prison, "O.G." follows Louis (Jeffrey Wright), once the head of a prominent prison gang, in the final weeks of his 24-year sentence.







O.G. (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/23/19
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, December 2018) The HBO Films drama O.G., starring Jeffrey Wright, will debut SATURDAY, FEB. 23 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). Filmed in Indiana's Pendleton Correctional Facility, an active maximum-security prison, O.G. follows Louis (Jeffrey Wright), once the head of a prominent prison gang, in the final weeks of his 24-year sentence. His impending release is upended when he takes new arrival Beecher (Theothus Carter), who is being courted by gang leadership, under his wing. Coming to grips with the indelibility of his crime and the challenge of reentering society, Louis finds his freedom hanging in the balance as he struggles to save Beecher. William Fichtner also stars.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jeffrey Wright as Louis
· Theothus Carter as Beecher
· William Fichtner
CREW INFORMATION:
· Boyd Holbrook as PROD
· Kareem "Biggs" Burke as EP
· Madeleine Sackler as DIR/PROD
· Mark Steele as EP
· Nic Marshall as EP
· Sharon Chang as EP
· Stephen Belber as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Brookstreet Pictures
· Great Curve Films
· HBO Films
· Maven Pictures Presentation