HBO has released the official trailer for the highly-anticipated limited series, “We Own This City.

Based on the book by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton, “We Own This City” chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force and the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work. 

The six-episode limited series from George Pelecanos and David Simon is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and stars:

Jon Bernthal, Wunmi Mosaku, Jamie Hector, McKinley Belcher III, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Josh Charles, Dagmara Domińczyk, Rob Brown, Don Harvey, David Corenswet, Larry Mitchell, Ian Duff, Delaney Williams, and Lucas Van Engen. 

Special guest stars include: 

Treat Williams, Gabrielle Carteris, Tray Chaney, Domenick Lombardozzi, Thaddeus Street, Jermaine Crawford, Nathan E. Corbett, Chris Clanton, Anwan Glover, Bobby Brown, Michael Salconi, Susan Rome, Kim Tuvin, and Maria Broom.

Watch the official trailer below. 

We Own This City” premieres on Monday, April 25 on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. 

As a whole-hearted fan of “The Wire,” they had me at David Simon and I will be on time for this with my “Omar Coming” t-shirt on!

Will you be watching?