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Wicked City 

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2015)
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A pair of LAPD detectives track down serial killers terrorizing the Sunset Strip.

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Steven Baigelman
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Series cast summary:
Jeremy Sisto ...  Jack Roth 8 episodes, 2015
Taissa Farmiga ...  Karen McClaren 8 episodes, 2015
Gabriel Luna ...  Paco Contreras 8 episodes, 2015
Jaime Ray Newman ...  Allison Roth 8 episodes, 2015
Evan Ross ...  Diver Hawkes 8 episodes, 2015
Ed Westwick ...  Kent Galloway 8 episodes, 2015
Anne Winters ...  Vicki Roth 8 episodes, 2015
Karolina Wydra ...  Dianne Gibbons 8 episodes, 2015
Erika Christensen ...  Betty Beaumontaine 8 episodes, 2015
Kirk Baltz ...  Artie Bukowski 6 episodes, 2015
Sara Mornell ...  Eileen Miller 5 episodes, 2015
Olivia Moss Olivia Moss ...  Mary 5 episodes, 2015
W. Earl Brown ...  Captain Dan Wilkinson 4 episodes, 2015
Lew Temple ...  Dave 4 episodes, 2015
Talia Toms ...  Jane 4 episodes, 2015
Lola Wayne Villa ...  Tiffany Beaumontaine 4 episodes, 2015
Kascee Murdock Kascee Murdock ...  Freddie Beaumontaine 4 episodes, 2015
Ford Austin ...  Detective 4 episodes, 2015
David Sampen David Sampen ...  Enzo's Bartender / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Vincent Ventresca ...  Jimmy Lovett 3 episodes, 2015
Doug Simpson ...  Ralph Peyton 3 episodes, 2015
Heather Grace Hancock ...  Mallory Kharchenko 3 episodes, 2015
Devon Reilly ...  Gloria 3 episodes, 2015
Tyson Ritter ...  Bucket 2 episodes, 2015
Tanner Stine ...  Mitch 2 episodes, 2015
Kevin Michael Brown ...  Coroner 2 episodes, 2015
Oscar Camacho ...  Busboy 2 episodes, 2015
Maxwele D'Angelo ...  T.J. 2 episodes, 2015
Gabriel Bateman ...  Cooper Flynn 2 episodes, 2015
Ryan Hanifl Ryan Hanifl ...  Bassist, Billy Idol band / ... 2 episodes, 2015
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A pair of LAPD detectives track down serial killers terrorizing the Sunset Strip.

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In 1982, The Sunset Strip Was Killer

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Crime | Drama

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TV-14
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In the pilot episode, the marquee for the Whiskey reads Mickey Ratt, which is the band that eventually became RATT. Stephen Pearcy, lead singer of RATT, plays the part of a bouncer, while the band RATT performs on stage. See more »

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I actually like the show
16 November 2015 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Kent Galloway (Ed Westwick) is a serial killer hunting the Sunset Strip in 1980s L.A. Karen McClaren (Taissa Farmiga) is an aspiring journalist who has a close encounter with him. Betty Beaumontaine (Erika Christensen) is a single mom nurse who begins a twisted affair with him. Police detectives Jack Roth (Jeremy Sisto) and Paco Contreras (Gabriel Luna) hunt for him. They track down McClaren as an witness and she's working with photographer Diver Hawkes (Evan Ross). Jack is married to Allison (Jaime Ray Newman) with a daughter and having an affair with undercover cop Dianne.

I actually like the style, the music and the killer story. I don't mind the Gossip Girl killer, and I really like Erika Christensen, Taissa Farmiga and Jeremy Sisto. A lot of things go through my mind about why this show crash and burn so badly both critically and in viewership. I have no problem with this getting canceled. There is no denying the horrendous rating. It deserves to be canceled after only 3 episodes. So what went wrong? Despite the minor success of Aquarius, I don't think this is a network show. This would work better as an 8 part serial with a lot more blood splatter. The story could move much faster. Aquarius is a summer show anyways. As for Wicked City, I don't care about Jack Roth's personal issues. I don't care about his love life. It would be better to concentrate on the killings and the investigation. I'm one of the few who actually like the show but I won't shed a tear for its cancellation.


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USA

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English

Release Date:

27 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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