Based on the non-fiction book by Lis
Belkin of the same name, created by
David Simon and directed by Paul
Haggis, the six-part miniseries will
explore the concepts of home, race
and community while following the
lives of elected officials, bureaucrats
and citizens in Yonkers, N.Y.
Show Me a Hero will premiere on 17
August with the first and second
episodes back-to-back. The next four
parts of the miniseries will air on 24
August (episodes 3 & 4) and 31 August
(episodes 5 & 6) from 10 pm onwards.
Show Me A Hero stars James Belushi,
Winona Ryder, Clarke Peters, Jon
Bernthal, LaTanya Richardson-
Jackson, Daniel Stern, Bob Balaban,
Alfred Molina, Catherine Keener,
Oscar Isaac, Carla Quevedo, Ilfenesh
Hadera, Natalie Paul, Dominique
Fishback, Terry Kinney and Michael
“HBO has always aired a diverse genre
of shows. This time round the channel
brings Show Me a Hero , a real-life
racial drama for an audience who loves
political stories as well as for those
who are entertainment enthusiasts.
The show also comprises an amazing
and an extremely talented star cast,”
said HBO director, marketing and
business development Shonali Bedi.