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HBO Finally Making Deadwood Movie

HBO swears they’re bringing back Swearingen. By Brandon Wolfe Since its premature cancellation in 2006, Deadwood has always been the one major HBO show that got away. The Sopranos , The Wire and Six Feet Under all got to come to their natural ending points, but Deadwood was cruelly cut short, and seemed for a decade to be fated to remain that way. But sometimes our age of constant franchise resuscitation pays off because HBO is indeed finally committed to reviving the cult-fave Western. Programming president Michael Lombardo has confirmed that he has given series creator David Milch the go-ahead to make a movie that continues the story of Al Swearingen (Ian McShane) and the rest of the denizens of that muddy little South Dakota outpost. “David has our commitment that we are going to do it,” says Lombardo. “He pitched what he thought generally the storyline would be — and knowing David, that could change. But it’s going to happen.” Lombardo says that, while Milch has anothe