Photo: Paz de la Huerta Won't Be Returning to HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' in Season 3
Paz de la Huerta has reported been axed from the HBO show Boardwalk Empire.
The actress was introduced in Season 1 as Nucky’s (played by Steve Buscemi) mistress, Lucy Danzinger. In the shows second season, Lucy is pregnant with a child that is not Nucky’s. She winds up living with the baby’s father Van Alden (Michael Shannon). After heading to the grocery store, leaving the baby with Van Alden, she disappears.
With her exit from the show, De la Huerta becomes the fourth member of the cast not returning for the third season.
However, not returning in the upcoming season does not rule out her return in the following seasons.
Boardwalk Empire tells the story of Enoch “Nucky” Johnson, the real-life criminal kingpin of Atlantic City, New Jersey and in the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 30s.