Among the great literary figures of today, undoubtedly one of the most acclaimed is Stephen King, an expert in the genre of terror and suspense that many consider to be the king of terror and who has a good part of his work adapted for film and television.
Although it is popular for its soap operas of terror, the writer has echoed in recent months on social networks for the recommendations for movies and series that he brings to his followers through his official Twitter account.
Stephen King parks the current productions and revisits what is one of the best series in history
On this occasion, the popular writer It has not focused on current series, but has decided to put them aside for a season to review what it considers to be its benchmark drama series.
Thus, in a Twitter post, the author of novels such as The Shining, It (That) or Carrie has commented that he has started watching The Wire again, considered by many to be one of the best series ever seen in the history of television.
I have set the new streaming stuff aside to re-watch THE WIRE. It hasn’t aged a day. Still the series by which other streaming dramas are judged.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) March 14, 2023
“I’ve put the new streaming stuff aside to rewatch THE WIRE. It hasn’t aged a day. It’s still the series by which other streaming dramas are judged,” the writer stated in his post.
Created by David Simon and starring, among others, Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Clarke Peters and Aidan Gillen, The Wire is a police thriller whose plot begins with the fights between the police and the drug gangs in the western district of Baltimore, all from the point of view of both fronts.
Available in the HBO Max catalog, the series set the benchmark for generations of storytellers to follow on the small screenso it is not surprising that Stephen King has decided to give The Wire a review to see again why it is one of the best series in history.
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