Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter are teaming up with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger for a new untitled rock and roll series for HBO. The drama series will feature a cast including Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano and Olivia Wilde.

Martin ScorseseMartin Scorsese will direct the pilot episode of the Rock and Roll series for HBO, whilst acting as executive producer

The press release reads: "Set in 1970's New York, the series will explore the drug and sex fueled music business as punk and disco were breaking out, all through the eyes of a record executive (Cannavale) trying to resurrect his label and find the next new sound."

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HBO are already ordered the hour-long drama to series and things are set to go underway in New York shortly. The support cast includes the British actress Juno Temple, Andrew "Dice" Clay who turned in an appearance performance in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine, Ato Essandoh, Max Casella and James Jagger as the lead singer of a fictional punk band called the Nasty Bits.

Bobby CannavaleEmmy award winner Bobby Cannavale will head up the cast of the Rock and Roll drama

This thing clearly has a strong pedigree and Boardwalk creator Terence Winter will run the whole show, acting as showrunner, writer and executive producer. Scorsese will serve as executive producer as well as directing the pilot, while musician Mick Jagger will bring his experience on-board as executive producer. The Stones have collaborated with Scorsese before, most notably on the superb concert movie Shine a Light.

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Scorsese seemingly has his music head on at this moment in time. The Oscar-winner is also said to be developing a feature movie about The Ramones, set in the thriving 1970s New York City music scene.

In addition to the rock and roll project, HBO also recently announced sci-fi drama Westworld, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins.

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