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HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ Trailer: For Amy Adams, Home is Where the Hurt Is

Amy Adams‘ Camille Preaker can appreciate the idea of not being able to go home again; but in the official trailer for HBO‘s eight-episode limited series adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects, “home” doesn’t look too happy to see her, either. Adapted by Marti Noxon (Dietland) and directed by Big Little Lies‘ Jean-Marc Vallée, the […]

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HBO Casts Zendaya, 11 More in Kids-Meets-Trainspotting Series ‘Euphoria’

Spider-Man: Homecoming‘s Zendaya has found Euphoria at HBO, cast as the lead in the cable network’s upcoming adaptation of the Israeli series of the same name. Written by Sam Levinson with a pilot directed by Augustine Frizzell, the project is described as the story of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship all told by a lying, […]

Pacific Rim’s Rinko Kikuchi Looks to Create the Apocalypse in Westworld Season 2

While I’m sure there’s a really great jaeger/host joke just ready to be dropped with an accompanying “ba-dum-ch,” Oscar nominated actress Rinko Kikuchi looks less interested in jokes and much more interested in creating – not cancelling – the apocalypse. The Pacific Rim actress is set to join the second season of HBO‘s sci-fi series […]

Westworld Season 2 Trailer: Delos Destinations Will Pay for Its “Sin”

With less than a month to go before it’s April 22 second season premiere, HBO has released the first full official trailer for Westworld‘s sophomore season. And as we can see from the preview below, Delos Destinations Inc. looks to have its hidden “sin” exposed by the hosts – by any means necessary: https://youtu.be/sjVqDg32_8s In […]

Fahrenheit 451: Michael B. Jordan Wants to Burn in HBO Teaser

Viewers are starting to get a clearer understanding of HBO‘s vision of the totalitarian future established by Ray Bradbury in his classic novel Fahrenheit 451 with the release of the newest teaser for the cable giant’s film adaptation. Directed by Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes) from a script by Bahrani and Amir Naderi (Magic Lantern), the film […]

HBO’s Paterno: A Look at Al Pacino as Controversial Penn State Coach

Viewers finally received the first official trailer for HBO Films‘s Paterno, Al Pacino‘s long-awaited portrayal of legendary and controversial Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Wag The Dog) and written by Debora Cahn (Homeland, Vinyl) and John C. Richards (Sahara, Nurse Betty), the film is set to debut on Saturday, April 7th […]

Big Little Lies: Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz Set to Return

HBO continues to get the band back together, announcing that Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoe Kravitz are set to return for a second season of the cable giant’s Emmy-winning series Big Little Lies. The announcement serves to officially reunite the three with their Season 1 co-stars Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman; with the cast also […]

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The Weekly Static s01e27: Tosh Renews, Flair “Wooo”s, and Tons More!

On behalf of every heartbroken soul here at The Weekly Static, our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School, their families and the community. Kinda crazy how it feels tonight, and kinda crazy how you make it all alright. You crush me with the things you […]

Stuxnet: HBO Lands Alex Gibney Cyber Warfare Limited Series

HBO and Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side) are ready to pull back the curtain on one of the most important moments in the history of modern cyber warfare with the new limited series Stuxnet (working title). Based on Gibney’s 2016 cyberwarfare documentary Zero Days, the project focuses on […]

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 […]

Rellik: Cinemax Teases UK Time-Reversed Murder Mystery Series

We’ve seen all types of variations of the “physically/mentally scarred detectives who have to pull it together to track down a huge evil” theme over the years. Sometimes, one of them turns out to be a ghost. Other times, they’re time displaced and can only communicate through something like an old radio. There was even […]

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The Post’s Meryl Streep Joins HBO’s Big Little Lies Season 2

As if two Academy Award winners wasn’t enough, HBO is stacking the deck for the second season of their Emmy-winning limited series Big Little Lies with none other than Meryl Streep. The celebrated actress is set to play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry (Alexander Skarsgard). Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her […]

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Veep Season 7: Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Return in August Following Breast Cancer Treatment

***UPDATE*** Thanks to Bleeding Cool’s Mary Anne Butler and her very cool Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards live-tweet (which you can check out here), we’ve just learned that Louis-Dreyfus has won Best Actress in a TV Comedy. Congrats! Julia Louis-Dreyfus appears ready to resume the remainder of her administration with word that the Emmy Award-winning star of […]

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Watchmen’s Damon Lindelof Renews with Warner Bros. TV

Looks like Damon Lindelof is pretty happy with the folks over at Warner Bros. TV with news that the Lost creator will be extending his overall deal with the studio. Working with the studio since 2012, the deal extension doesn’t come as a huge surprise: Lindelof is currently working on HBO’s series adaptation of Alan Moore and […]

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New J.J. Abrams Sci-Fi Series Subject of Apple, HBO Bidding War

With what can be viewed by some as his next step towards total film and television domination, the one-man walking Disney himself J.J. Abrams has apparently written a new science fiction drama television series that is the subject of a bidding war between two media behemoths: Apple and HBO. Though specific details on the project […]

Fahrenheit 451: HBO Releases Teaser for Ray Bradbury Adaptation

HBO‘s vision of the totalitarian future from Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is starting to get a little clearer, as the cable giant released the first teaser for their film adaptation of the classic novel. Directed by Ramin Bahrani from a script by Bahrani and Amir Naderi, the film stars Michael B Jordan (Fruitvale Station), Michael […]

HBO’s Barry: Bill Hader’s Hitman Gives New Meaning to Headshot

Sure, Barry might be a hitman…but what he really wants to do is act! Saturday Night Live‘s Bill Hader is stepping into the role of a lifetime: a living and breathing 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 […]

HBO Unveils Official Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s Cut of ‘Mosaic’

Viewers who mapped out their own version of Steven Soderbergh‘s murder mystery limited series Mosaic through the film’s app back in December will get their chance to compare notes with how their vision matches the filmmaker’s. On January 22, HBO will premiere Soderbergh’s linear miniseries of the story after giving those interested the opportunity to […]

Here and Now: HBO Sets February Premiere Date for Alan Ball Series

HBO has finally set a premiere date for Alan Ball‘s (True Blood, Six Feet Under) upcoming new series Here and Now. Set to premiere February 11, 2018, and airing on Sundays at 9:00 pm ET, the family-drama-with-a-twist stars Holly Hunter (The Piano) and Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption) as parents of a multi-racial family made up of three adopted children and one biological […]

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Big Little Lies Season 2 Set; Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon Returning

Though buzz over the possibility of a second season had been growing for some time, HBO officially confirmed a second season of Emmy Award-winning Big Little Lies on Friday. Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, and David E. Kelley are re-teaming for the newest installment, with Kidman, Witherspoon, and Kelley also set to executive produce. Kelley will write all […]