The Wire cast members Gbenga Akinnagbe, Corey Parker Robinson, Jamie Hector and Clarke Peters help promote the show’s new soundtrack The Wire: And All the Pieces Matter — Five Years of Music from The Wire at the HBO Shop in NYC.
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“I’m leaving this show well-educated on the board of education and the institutions the show covered. The Wire is reality for a lot of people,“ shares actor Jamie Hector, who plays Marlo Stanfield.
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The Wire cast members share a laugh while meeting some of the show’s biggest fans.
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“I didn’t go into this show thinking it was anything other than a job, but I came away with something much greater and fuller, and I am more understanding of what’s happening in politics in most inner cities in America," says Clarke Peters who plays Detective Lester Freamon. "I’ve come out feeling like an actor on a mission trying to tell a story that needs to be told.”
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Jamie Hector and Clarke Peters are both fans of The Wire’s music selections to help illustrate Baltimore’s toughest issues.
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“It’s been an honor to work on this show and I’m walking away with some life-long relationships with the people I have worked with. We have created a great body of work and it’s been amazing watching us grow through five seasons," says Corey Parker Robinson who plays Detective Leandor Sydnor.
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Gbenga Akinnagbe, who plays Chris Partlow on the show, is all smiles promoting The Wire’s cd.
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