The Americans




perry mason

“Perry Mason”: 7 More Join HBO’s Matthew Rhys, Tatiana Maslany Series

Gotham‘s Chris Chalk and Shea Whigham (Homecoming) are set as series regulars on HBO‘s Perry Mason, a limited series written and executive produced by showrunners Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald. In addition, Nate Corddry (Mom), Veronica Falcon (Queen of the South), Jefferson Mays (I Am The Night), Gayle Rankin (GLOW), and Lili Taylor (Chambers) are set for recurring roles. […]

“Lovecraft Country”: HBO’s J.J. Abrams/Jordan Peele Series Adds Abbey Lee in Recasting; Jamie Chung, Jordan Patrick Smith as Recurring

The road to HBO‘s upcoming thriller-drama series Lovecraft Country is one now paved with casting changes and additions, with Abbey Lee (Neon Demon) replacing previously cast Elizabeth Debicki in the role of Christina Braithwhite. In addition, Jamie Chung (The Gifted) and Jordan Patrick Smith (Unbroken) have joined the cast in recurring roles. Lee, Chung, and […]

‘The Good Place’, ‘Steven Universe’, ‘Barry’ and More Nab Peabody Awards

The 78th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony is starting to come together, and now we know the names of this year’s Children’s winner as well as the nine lucky programs walking away with an award under Entertainment. Recognizing creative excellence in a wide range of digital media for over the past 60 years, this year’s selection […]

‘Perry Mason’: Orphan Black Star Tatiana Maslany Joins HBO Limited Series

Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany has been tapped for a lead role in HBO‘s Perry Mason limited series, written and executive produced by showrunners Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald. With television director, writer, and producer Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones) set to direct and executive produce, the upcoming project stars Matthew Rhys (The Americans) in the title role. […]

‘Perry Mason’ HBO Greenlights Limited Series; Tim Van Patten to Direct, EP

It’s been awhile since anyone’s seen the famed criminal defense attorney back in the courtroom and back on the case, but that’s about to come to an end with television director, writer, and producer Tim Van Patten (Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos, Game of Thrones) set to direct and executive produce HBO‘s Perry Mason. Written and […]

‘Deputy’: True Detective’s Stephen Dorff Locks Up Lead in FOX Police Drama

Stephen Dorff just landed the lead on the pilot for a FOX police drama, tentatively titled Deputy. The show will be a western-themed show set in modern day Los Angeles, with Dorff playing a character not unlike Roland West – the Arkansas Police detective he portrayed on season three of HBO’s True Detective. The project is […]


HBO’s ‘Perry Mason’ Limited Series Casts Matthew Rhys in Lead

Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey are prepping a limited series for HBO under their Team Downey Banner about legendary TV character sleuth/criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason. It was just announced that Emmy winning The Americans actor Matthew Rhys will play the lead. According to Variety, this version of Perry Mason is at a time in his life when he is “living […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018: The Complete List

“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 […]

The Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 Best of 2018 Countdown: #7 The Americans

“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 […]

golden globes 2018 predictions

Ladies and Gentlemen, the 76th Annual Golden Globe Nominations

It’s time once again for the Golden Globe nominations, which were announced this morning around 5:30am (PST). We know that there will be two hosts for this year’s ceremony, Sandra Oh (who has been nominated for Best Actress in a Television Drama), and Andy Samberg. You can read the full list here on the official Golden Globes […]

Disney+ ‘Rogue One’ Series Adds Stephen Schiff as Showrunner

Earlier this month, it was revealed that a live-action television series based Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was coming to Disney’s streaming service Disney+. The announcement also included news that Diego Luna, who played Captain Cassian Andor in Rogue One, would be reprising his role for the series. As of today, we know that Stephen Schiff has been tapped […]

‘The Americans’ Take Three Top Honors at TCA Awards

The TCA (Television Critics Association) summer press tour officially ended tonight with the TCA Awards ceremony, honoring the best in the year’s tv offerings.  For the third consecutive year, FX Networks took home the most of the evening’s awards, with The Americans bringing home three. Of this year’s awards, TCA President Daniel Fienberg said: “This year’s […]

Star Wars: Episode IX May Have Keri Russell Play [SPOILER]

We just need to get this out of the way first: OMG THIS IS THE BEST MOST PERFECT IDEA IF KERI RUSSELL MAY BE PLAYING [SPOILER] IN STAR WARS: EPISODE IX. To explain, Variety is reporting a source has informed them that The Americans star Keri Russell is being “eyed” for a role in Star Wars: Episode IX. This makes […]


Here are the 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) Award Nominations

Doesn’t it feel like we JUST completed awards season? This morning the Television Critics Association (TCA) revealed their list of nominees for the 2018 round of awards. There are some no-brainer shows and performers listed, and some sad surprises. The ceremony will take place on Saturday August 4th, with Robin Thede hosting. *** PROGRAM OF […]

1 Female Writer out of 12: Variety’s A Night in the Writers’ Room Event

It appears that Variety’s A Night in the Writers’ Room event happening on June 14th has one lone female tv series writer out of the gathered 12. I thought we were getting better about this, Hollywood folks. The annual event will mix writers from both drama and comedy genres in a discussion about their processes […]

Let’s Talk About The Americans Series Finale- Season 6 Episode 10, “Start”

The 6th and final season of FX’s Cold War era spy drama series The Americans draws to series completion with the very last episode we’ll ever get of the show. Season 6 ends with episode 10, “Start”, and I’m so torn between saying goodbye and the relief of finality. Last week, Elizabeth (Keri Russell) came to […]