The trick’s to stay alive long enough to cash out. No one goes quietly.
So says Nucky Thompson to close the first promo for Boardwalk Empire Season 5, which premiered on HBO last night and which teased anything but a happy ending for this Atlantic City gangster.
The 37-second spot doesn't reveal very much, but it should get any long-time viewer in the mood for the drama's final run.
"All empires must fall,” the teaser warns, while featuring multiple shots of Steve Buscemi’s main character pensively looking out at things such the water, the Onyx and the distance.
Boardwalk Empire kicks off its final season in September. Watch the teaser for it now: