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Frank Darabont Revives Noir with 'Mob City'

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With new show Mob City, The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont attempts to breathe new life into the noir genre like he did with the zombie genre.

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Milo Ventimiglia in

Mob City

. Photo by Scott Garfield.

"How do you take something of that style back then, keep and honor it, and yet not be a caricature?” actor Robert Knepper says to Fast Company's Co.Create. "The clothes are great. You put the clothes on, you suddenly start to feel the character. But you start to say these great words, Frank's words, and the barometer is always there to make it relevant for now, but don't make it modern. So it's always this delicate balance.”

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