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The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #9 Barry

“Television is becoming a collage – there are so many channels that you move through them making a collage yourself. In that sense, everyone sees something a bit different.” – David Hockney There was a time when working for television was labelled a “demotion,” a professional death sentence for movie stars whose careers were on […]

HBO Renews Bill Hader’s Barry for Season 2; Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley for Season 6

Less than a month after one’s series premiere and the other’s season premiere, HBO has announced that they are renewing the Bill Hader comedy series Barry for a second season; and Mike Judge‘s Emmy-winning Silicon Valley for a sixth season. Both series premiered their respective eight-episode seasons on the cable network on March 25. “While […]

Barry: Bill Hader Talks HBO’s Hitman Comedy Series

When you’re a struggling actor who runs from audition to audition, leaning to deal with rejection can be a pretty tough thing to do. When you know you’re just one bullet away from changing a casting director’s mind, it makes dealing with rejection just that much tougher. Saturday Night Live‘s Bill Hader finds himself facing […]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

While I was getting myself acquainted with Patrick Fischler‘s filmography, one thing came to mind pretty quickly: he’s clearly an actor who refuses to be typecast, with a versatility to his craft that’s made that possible. Fischler is definitely not a stranger to genre films and television, with 2017 being a particularly strong year for […]

Barry: HBO Releases First Teaser for Bill Hader’s Hitman Comedy Series

Saturday Night Live‘s Bill Hader is stepping into the role of a lifetime: a walking personification of the “comedy/tragedy” duality in the form of Barry, the lead character in and title of HBO‘s upcoming comedy series. Created by Hader (IFC’s Documentary Now!, Comedy Central’s South Park) and Silicon Valley executive producer Alec Berg, the series is […]

‘Goodfellas’, ‘Raging Bull’ Veteran Actor Frank Vincent Dies At 78

Frank Vincent (Frank Vincent Gattuso Jr.) has passed away at age 78. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Vincent. Vincent was one of those actors whose mere presence alone would allow him to hold his own on screen with acting giants such as Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel; and with directors of the caliber […]