TV 'Boardwalk Empire' Star Michael Shannon Drunk On 'Park Bench'! By Jackie Willis 8:39 AM PDT, June 5, 2014 AOL Michael Shannon may play a conservative gentleman in the prohibitionist-era HBO drama Boardwalk Empire, but on his co-star Steve Buscemi's web series Park Bench, he's playing a drunk. RELATED VIDEO: Chris Rock Visits Steve Buscemi's Park Bench Explaining his intoxication prior to being interviewed on the show, Shannon slurs, "Hey Steve. I was kinda nervous and I don't really have anything to say. Also, I thought it might be a booby trap."Buscemi assures his co-star this is not the case. In addition to this bizarre yet hilarious interaction between the Boardwalk Empire actors, Buscemi also interviews Rosanne Cash before a live audience "about her southern roots." Check it out, below.