Steve Buscemi faces down a town-full of menacing stares in promo for HBO's historical crime drama
You don't build a successful criminal enterprise without making a few enemies. And Enoch "Nucky" Thompson seems to be growing keenly aware of that fact in the new trailer for Season 2 of "Boardwalk Empire."
Though the new trailer isn't terribly illuminating, it certainly sets a tone — namely, a tone of paranoia, as Steve Buscemi-as-Thompson meanders down the street, encountering seemingly menacing glances from his fellow Atlantic City denizens. As it turns out, the procession of unfriendly familiars is all in his head — but then, just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they're not after you.
Season 2 of the acclaimed HBO series premieres on September 25 — which gives you roughly six weeks to puzzle over what the meaning of all this is.
Let the pondering begin by checking out the video.