‘The Wire’ Being Remastered for HBO Marathon

'The Wire' Being Remastered for HBO Marathon

David Simon's crime drama is getting an HD makeover

Fans of “The Wire,” rejoice; your series is coming back — and it's getting a touch-up.

HBO is remastering the David Simon series for HD, which ran from 2002 to 2008, with an eye toward airing a marathon of the series.

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The crime drama, which chronicled police investigations of the criminal underbelly of Baltimore, starred Dominic West, Idris ElbaWendell Pierce and Michael K. Williams, among others.

It is not yet known when the marathon will air. HBO initially planned to launch the marathon in September, however, the episodes are still under review and not yet ready to air.