HBO To Debut 'Deadwood' Movie in May

HBO has set the premiere date for its much anticipated Deadwood movie for May 31, the network said Thursday. 

Deadwood: The Movie will bring back stars of the drama series that ran on HBO from 2004-06, including Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, and Molly Parker, said the network. 

During its three-season, 36-episode run on HBO Deadwood series was nominated for 28 Primetime Emmy Awards and won eight.

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