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Lucky 7

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Lucky 7

What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to be careful what they wish for, because while the money could solve problems for each of them, it will forever change the close-knit bonds these friends have formed, in ABC's new drama, "Lucky 7," which will premiere TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.


Nestled in the culturally diverse neighborhood of Astoria, the Gold Star Gas N' Shop is home to a surrogate family of co-workers whose lives will be transformed by an unexpected lottery win. Aside from the money, relationships will change as the trust between two brothers will be uprooted, budding romances will develop and secrets will come to the surface. 

Matt Korzak (Matt Long) could get his very pregnant girlfriend, Mary Lavecchia (Christine Evangelista), and their other child out of his mother's house with some desperately needed cash. Matt's brother, Nicky (Stephen Louis Grush), an ex-con, could pay off a dangerous debt and pursue the huge crush he has on co-worker Samira Lashari (Summer Bishil). Samira, a second-generation Pakistani immigrant and a talented musician, could finally afford to go to her dream school, Juilliard. Denise Dibinksy (Lorraine Bruce), the tender-hearted Gold Star cashier, is struggling to lose weight and regain her former glory, but the winnings could provide an opportunity for her to rebuild her crumbling marriage. Leanne Maxwell (Anastasia Phillips), a young single mother, will try to keep her past hidden despite the spotlight the lottery win puts on her. Bob Harris (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.), the store's manager and quite possibly the nicest man in the world, wants to buy the Gold Star and make it into the perfect workplace he always imagined. And cheerful and charming Antonio Clemente (Luis Antonio Ramos) will discover ways to capitalize on the group's win in order to give his wife, Bianca (Alex Castillo), and their three kids a whole new life.

Now that their circumstances have changed, the "Lucky 7" will need to overcome obstacles, reach down deep to examine their values and find out who they really are if they're to enjoy their newfound wealth. 

You'd think they have millions of reasons to celebrate -- but will they?

"Lucky 7" stars Summer Bishil ("Towelhead") as Samira Lashari, Lorraine Bruce ("Eden Lake") as Denise Dibinksy, Alex Castillo as Bianca Clemente, Christine Evangelista as Mary Lavecchia, Stephen Louis Grush ("Detroit 1-8-7") as Nicky Korzak, Matt Long ("Private Practice") as Matt Korzak, Anastasia Phillips ("Stoked") as Leanne Maxwell, Luis Antonio Ramos ("The Ruins") as Antonio Clemente and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. ("The Wire") as Bob Harris.

"Lucky 7," based on the British hit "The Syndicate," was written by David Zabel ("ER," "Detroit 1-8-7") and Jason Richman ("Detroit 1-8-7") and is executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Zabel and Richman. The pilot was directed by Paul McGuigan. "Lucky 7" is produced by ABC Studios and Amblin Television and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound.

Music from the series:

Episode #02 "Inside Job"

Original Air-Date: 10/1/2013
SONG ARTIST BUY
     
Bread & Butter The Newbeats BUY
Closing time. A radio blares. Leanne is behind the deli counter singing along as she cleans the display case.
     
Don't Owe You A Thang Gary Clark Jr. BUY
At the convenience store 5 of the "Lucky 7" frantically search around turning the place upside down.
     
Do My Thing Feat. Janeele Monae Estelle BUY
Montage of girls shopping - clothes, shoes, more!
     
Go On Then Feat. Jem Cooke Kate Simko BUY
At a nightclub the dance floor is packed. Nicky is having a drink at the bar.
     
You You (Jason Chance Remix) Meital De Razon BUY
At a nightclub Nicky and Samira and dancing hot and sexy. They are having a great time.
     
The Stars Are Ours Mayer Hawthorne BUY
The streets are closed off for block party
     
Gimme The Music Nickodemus Feat. Orchestre Poly-rythmo BUY
The streets are closed off for block party
     
Joystick The Dazz Band BUY
The streets are closed off for block party
     
Let Love Stand A Chance Charles Bradley BUY
Sexy, romantic music is playing. Denise comes out of the kitchen with a bottle of wine and two glasses.
 

 

Episode #01 "Pilot"

Original Air-Date: 9/24/2013
SONG ARTIST BUY
     
When Will I Be Paid (For The Work We've Done) The Staple Singers BUY
(1) Antonio gets flooded with cash (2) Antonio back at work, finds a $10 bill
     
Physical Olivia Newton John BUY
Denise asks Ted about multiple texts to same number. Denise then goes for a run.
     
Lucky Lucky Me Marvin Gaye BUY
(1) Nicky tries to seduce Samira. She wants to take it slow. (2) Denise informs Matt that they have won 45 million dollars
     
Money (That's What I Want) David Gray BUY
Our characters are getting to know each other
     
Lucky Streak The Aggrolites BUY
Leanne has lottery draw on TV. THEY WIN THE LOTTERY!!!!!!
     
Barrio Alegre Juana Cosme BUY
Antonio comes upstairs to apartment and hears party noises
     
Gold Mine The James Hunter Six BUY
The lottery winners assemble, celebrate
 


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