Jeffrey Dean Morgan In Talks To Star In ’60s Mob Drama Magic City
Watchmen and The Losers star — and Supernatural dad — Jeffrey Dean Morgan is in final negotiations to play the lead in Magic City, the upcoming 1960s Mafia drama from Starz.
Created by Mitch Glazer (The Recruit, Scrooged), the series centers on the collision of mobsters, politicians and entertainers at a luxury Miami hotel just as Fidel Castro seizes control of Cuba and shuts down Havana as a gambling paradise.
Deadline reports that Morgan will star as a suave Jewish-American man who builds the hotel, making strange bedfellows and powerful enemies in the process.
Starz has ordered 10 episodes of Magic City, which is expected to debut on the cable channel in 2012.