Tag: HBO

Exclusive: Jordan Peele Mounting ‘The People Under the Stairs’ Remake at Universal

October 30, 2020 SHARE TWEET After directing Get Out and Us for Universal, Jordan Peele is set to produce a remake of The People Under the Stairs for the studio, Collider has exclusively learned. Wes Craven directed the 1991 horror satire, which starred Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer and Ving Rhames. The movie
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Uzo Aduba Is the New Gabriel Byrne in HBO’s Revival of ‘In Treatment’

October 27, 2020 SHARE TWEET Uzo Aduba is about to tell a ton of new people what condition their condition is in as the star of HBO’s In Treatment revival. The original In Treatment series ran for three seasons from 2008 to 2010. Gabriel Byrne starred as a therapist managing a full roster of patients as well as his
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‘Crazy, Not Insane’ Trailer: HBO Examines Why Serial Killers Commit Murder

October 26, 2020 SHARE TWEET Mindhunter fans were dealt a crushing blow last week, but they would do well to check out the trailer for HBO’s new serial killer documentary Crazy, Not Insane from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney. The provocative film follows Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis, a well-respected psychiatrist who has dedicated her career to
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A ‘Flashdance’ TV Series Reboot Is Coming to Paramount+. Guys, Remember ‘Flashdance’?

October 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET CBS All Access is soon to be rebranded as Paramount+, and what better way to guide that rebranding into an ocean of success than a Flashdance reboot? The streamer has greenlit a TV series adaptation of the 1983 hit film, which made megastars out of Jennifer Beals, steel mills, and
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Nick Frost on Playing a “Serial Lunatic” in ‘The Nevers,’ Joss Whedon’s Upcoming HBO Series

October 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET Are you excited for Joss Whedon to move away from MCU-founding and DCEU-recutting and head back into television? The Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly creator is bringing (eventually) The Nevers to HBO as a TV series, with a wild, time-jumping, “Victorian-era women saving the world” premise to boot. Nick Frost (Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy) is one
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‘Euphoria’ to Air Two New Episodes on HBO, Including Christmas Special

October 19, 2020 SHARE TWEET Euphoria, one of my favorite contemporary television shows, is a barn-burner of storytelling. Its first season is relentless, fearless, and fearsome in its impressive filmmaking, exacting emotional turbulence, and sheer boundary-pushing audacity in its extreme content. Zendaya anchored the first season expertly as Rue (winning an Emmy for her troubles) and creator Sam
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‘Lovecraft Country’s Showrunner Answers Our Biggest Questions About That Bonkers Season 1 Finale

October 18, 2020 SHARE TWEET [Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers through the Season 1 finale of Lovecraft Country, “Full Circle.”] The 10-episode season of the HBO series Lovecraft Country has been one heck of a roller coaster ride of wild character journeys, important historical moments, white privilege, and monsters that were both literal and
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‘Industry’ Trailer: Imagine ‘Euphoria’ and ‘Billions’ Having a Baby on HBO

October 16, 2020 SHARE TWEET HBO has released a trailer for its new eight-episode drama series Industry from first-time creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay. Industry follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited number of permanent positions at a leading international bank in London. The show examines issues of gender, race and
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‘The Vow’ Continues Its Commitment to Being a Bloated Mess by Getting a Second Season

October 16, 2020 SHARE TWEET HBO’s The Vow has been comically terrible. It took a really interesting subject—the existence of the multi-level marketing scheme-turned-sex-cult NXIVM—and clearly had no idea how to tell the story. There’s a loose thread about defectors trying to bring down NXIVM, but at no point have directors Jehane Noujaim and Karim
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‘His Dark Materials’ Season 2 Trailer Teases Prophecy, Daemons, and “The Greatest War That Ever Was”

October 15, 2020 SHARE TWEET The wait for more magical prophecy, delightful daemons, and the next chapter in Lyra (Dafne Keen‘s) epic journey is finally almost over. His Dark Materials returns next month, and HBO has debuted a trailer… and oh boy, fans of Philip Pullman‘s ‘The Subtle Knife’ are about to be real happy. Alongside Keen, the
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Watch: Best ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Cameos, from Jon Hamm to Ben Stiller Getting Stabbed in the Eye

October 13, 2020 SHARE TWEET One of the most enjoyable aspects of Curb Your Enthusiasm, aside from Larry David’s complete inability to humor people, is the cameos. Since its inception, the largely improvised HBO comedy series has been a terrific vehicle for celebrity cameos, as friends of David’s frequently swing by and absolutely steal the
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‘Murder on Middle Beach’ Trailer: A Son Searches for His Mother’s Killer on HBO

October 9, 2020 SHARE TWEET If there’s a new true crime documentary with an interesting angle, I’m gonna find a way to watch it, and sure enough, I’ll be adding HBO’s four-part docuseries Murder on Middle Beach to my list. The series hails from first-time filmmaker Madison Hamburg, and it presents his complicated journey as
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Robert Downey Jr. Wants to Turn ‘Sherlock Holmes’ into Cinematic Universe, Marvel-Style

October 5, 2020 SHARE TWEET In two Sherlock Holmes films, Robert Downey Jr. turned the classic Arthur Conan Doyle detective into a particularly brutish intellectual; a man who can pivot from deductive reasonings to bare-knuckle boxing; less Benedict Cumberbatch, more Doctor Strange. And now Downey, having run the slow-motion calculations on his Marvel Cinematic Universe films, is ready for more. A lot more.
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Ryan Reynolds Explains How ‘Free Guy’, a Video Game Movie, Will Make Sense to Non-Gamers

October 5, 2020 SHARE TWEET As we saw in the latest Free Guy trailer, there’s a lot going on in the world of Ryan Reynolds‘ new movie. Set in an open-world video game, Free Guy protagonist Guy (Reynolds) is a non-player character (NPC) who suddenly breaks his loop and becomes a hero in his own game. The rest of
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Luca Guadagnino on ‘We Are Who We Are,’ ‘Scarface,’ and That ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel

October 1, 2020 SHARE TWEET From showrunner Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name), the eight-episode HBO series We Are Who We Are tells the story of two American teenagers who live on a U.S. military base in Italy, exploring all of the messy emotions that come with being 14. When the shy and introverted
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Cassian Andor ‘Star Wars’ Series Recruits ‘Utopia’ Director Toby Haynes

September 22, 2020 SHARE TWEET Disney and Lucasfilm have tapped Toby Haynes to replace Tony Gilroy as the director of the upcoming Cassian Andor series centered around Diego Luna‘s character from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Gilroy’s involvement was seen as a huge boost for the project, but don’t worry — he’s still involved
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HBO’s ‘The Third Day’: Jude Law, Naomie Harris and More on Making the Twisty Mystery Series

September 15, 2020 SHARE TWEET Created by Felix Barrett and Dennis Kelly, the six-episode limited HBO series The Third Day is a psychological thriller set on the mysterious British island of Osea and is told in two parts. In “Summer” (Episodes 1-3), directed by Marc Munden, Sam (Jude Law) finds himself on the island and
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Paul Rudnick on How ‘Coastal Elites’ Straddles the Line Between Theater and Film

September 14, 2020 SHARE TWEET The HBO special presentation Coastal Elites might be about this strange new 2020 we find ourselves in, but much like 2020 itself, it wasn’t supposed to be like this. Paul Rudnick‘s screenplays for films like Addams Family Values and Jeffrey (if you’ve never seen the 1995 film starring Steven Weber
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‘Watchmen,’ ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Dominate 2020 Television Critics Association Awards — See the Full List

September 14, 2020 SHARE TWEET The Emmys aren’t for a few more days yet but that won’t stop Watchmen from achieving awards domination. Today the Television Critics Association announced the winners of the TCA Awards, with the HBO limited series winning four awards, including Program of the Year and the honor of the (gender-neutral) Individual
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‘Ant-Man 3’ Casts ‘Lovecraft Country’ Star Jonathan Majors in Major Role

September 14, 2020 SHARE TWEET Lovecraft Country star Jonathan Majors has joined the cast of Marvel’s Ant-Man 3, and he’s believed to be playing the villain Kang the Conqueror, according to Deadline. Peyton Reed is back to direct the sequel, which will see Paul Rudd reprise his role as Scott Lang, and Evangeline Lilly return
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Charlie Kaufman on ‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’, ‘Slaughterhouse Five’, and Future Stop-Motion Movies

September 6, 2020 SHARE TWEET With Charlie Kaufman’s new movie I’m Thinking of Ending Things now streaming on Netflix, I recently spoke to the gifted filmmaker about a myriad of subjects. During the wide-ranging conversation, Kaufman talked about making the movie at Netflix, how his work leaves a lot open for the viewer to decide,
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‘Watchmen’ Director Stephen Williams Breaks Down the Making of His Striking Hooded Justice Episode

August 31, 2020 SHARE TWEET The game-changing comic series Watchmen defied all the rules and every expectation to become one of the most celebrated and beloved “superhero” stories of all time. It’s only fitting that to pull off the impossible – a sequel series that lived up to the original material — HBO’s Watchmen would
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‘Lovecraft Country’: What the Book Explains About the Wildest Parts of Episode 2

August 23, 2020 SHARE TWEET [Editor’s note: The following contains spoilers for Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 2, “Whitey’s on the Moon.”] There is a lot to process in the newest episode of HBO’s Lovecraft Country, “Whitey’s on the Moon”: This episode focuses on Atticus’ (Jonathan Majors) continuing search for his missing father, Montrose (Michael
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‘The Batman’ Spinoff Series ‘Gotham P.D.’ Will Be a Prequel About Corrupt Cops

August 22, 2020 SHARE TWEET During The Batman director Matt Reeves’ appearance during the DC FanDome event, and with a keen eye on corporate synergy, he discussed the upcoming Gotham P.D. live-action series that will debut on HBO Max (timing for that one is TBD but we can safely bet it will be alongside The
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First Images from ‘The Boys in the Band’ Reveal the Ryan Murphy-Produced Netflix Movie

August 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET Netflix has unveiled the first The Boys in the Band movie images from the upcoming adaptation, also announcing that it’ll be released on September 30th. Based on the Broadway play of the same name by Mart Crowley, the story revolves around a group of gay friends who reunite to celebrate
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‘Room 104’: Mel Eslyn on Directing Animation and Working with Kevin Nealon

August 21, 2020 SHARE TWEET Created by Mark and Jay Duplass, the HBO half-hour anthology series Room 104 is currently in its fourth and final season, with 12 new episodes that explore different genres, characters, tones, plots and time periods. Set in the same room of a typical American chain motel, the characters and the
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‘Lovecraft Country’: Wunmi Mosaku on Her Journey From ‘Annie’ Fan to Starring in HBO’s Bold New Series

August 16, 2020 SHARE TWEET – It’s Lovecraft Country premiere day! I’m quite psyched for this especially powerful and bold show to get out into the world, but the show’s big debut is also the perfect reason to shine a light on the incredible Wunmi Mosaku. I had the pleasure of chatting with Mosaku in
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Nina Dobrev, Charles Melton, Jimmy O. Yang to Star in Netflix Rom-Com ‘Love Hard’

August 14, 2020 SHARE TWEET Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries), Charles Melton (Riverdale) and Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley) have signed on to star in Netflix’s romantic comedy Love Hard, Collider has confirmed. Described as a cross between When Harry Met Sally and Roxanne, the story follows an LA girl (Dobrev) who falls for an East
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The Best Horror TV Shows on Netflix

August 11, 2020 SHARE TWEET Looking for a good streaming scream? Sometimes we want a horror movie, but sometimes we want a lot of horror, and when you’re looking for those binge-watch thrills there’s nothing better than a horror TV show to scratch the itch. Fortunately, Netflix has a pretty impressive library of scary series, from classics
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Clive Barker’s ‘Books of Blood’ Gets Appropriately Spooky October Release Date on Hulu

August 10, 2020 SHARE TWEET Hulu’s anthology feature-film take on Clive Barker’s Books of Blood officially has a debut date smackdab in the middle of Spooky Season 2020: October 7. Directed by Brannon Braga (The Orville) and produced, strangely enough, by Seth MacFarlane‘s Fuzzy Door, Books of Blood will adapt three stories from Barker’s landmark
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