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The Wire is an HBO drama series. Several cast and crew members of The Deuce also worked on The Wire. The Wire was created by David Simon and Ed Burns. George Pelecanos was an executive producer and writer on the series. Simon and Pelecanos went on to create The Deuce.

Shared cast members

  1. Lawrence Gilliard Jr. starred in The Wire as drug organization lieutenant D'Angelo Barksdale and starred in The Deuce as police officer Chris Alston.
  2. Gbenga Akinnagbe starred in The Wire as drug organization enforcer Chris Partlow and starred in The Deuce as pimp Larry Brown.
  3. Chris Bauer starred in The Wire as stevedore and union leader Frank Sobotka and stars in The Deuce as Bobby Dwyer.
  4. Anwan Glover starred in The Wire as drug organization enforcer Slim Charles and starred in The Deuce as Leon.
  5. Method Man starred in The Wire as drug organization lieutenant Melvin "Cheese" Wagstaff and starred in The Deuce as pimp Rodney.
  6. Michael Kostroff guest starred in The Wire as attorney Maurice Levy and guest stars in The Deuce as Rizzi.

Shared crew members

  1. David Simon - Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for The Wire and Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for The Deuce.
  2. George Pelecanos - Executive Producer and Writer for The Wire and Creator, Executive Producer and Writer for The Deuce.
  3. Richard Price - Writer for The Wire and Executive Producer and Writer for The Deuce.
  4. Nina Kostroff Noble - Executive Producer for The Wire and Executive Producer for The Deuce.
  5. Ernest Dickerson - Director for The Wire and Director for The Deuce.
  6. Alex Hall - Editor for The Wire and Director and Editor for The Deuce.
  7. Uta Briesewitz - Cinematographer for The Wire and Director for The Deuce.
  8. Will Ralston - Sound Editor for The Wire and Writer and Sound Editor for The Deuce.
  9. Chris Yakaitis - Researcher for The Wire and Staff Writer for The Deuce.