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James Gandolfini Returning to HBO

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 20:  Actor James Gandolfini arrives at HBO's New Series 'Newsroom' Los Angeles Premiere at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on June 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

HBO has given a pilot order to Criminal Justice, a New York–set legal drama starring James Gandolfini. Maybe you can go home again! The show, based on the 2008 U.K. series of the same name, stars Gandolfini as a "disheveled jailhouse lawyer" who's representing a young cab driver charged with murder, Deadline reports. Usually we hate wink-winkiness, but can Lorraine Bracco please play a judge on this show at some point?

Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images