Michael Gandolfini paid tribute to his late father, "The Sopranos" star James Gandolfini, six years after the Emmy winner's death.
"Thrones" master of battles breaks down his introspective approach to directing the destruction of King's Landing in "The Bells."
Oliver used O.J. Simpson as an example after a woman who follows only conservative news expressed surprise about the Mueller report.
Lena Dunham is heading back to HBO to direct and executive produce “Industry,” a drama series about the “cutthroat world of international finance.”Written and created by newcomers Konrad Kay and Mickey Down, who have “personal experience” in the high-finance industry, “Industry” has been given an eight-episode order at the premium cable channel.Per its official description, the series is an exhilarating dive into the world of international finance, as seen through the eyes of ambitious 20-somethings struggling to secure their futures. The series follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London — but the boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse themselves in a company culture defined as much by sex, drugs, and ego as it is by deals and dividends. As members of the group rise and fall, they must decide whether life is about more than the bottom line.Also Read: Summer TV Premiere Dates: Here's Every New and Returning Show (Photos)Dunham, the creator and star of HBO’s now-ended, critically-acclaimed series “Girls,” will direct the pilot and executive produce the series, with Down, Kay, Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon and Ryan Rasmussen also executive producing.“Industry” is produced for HBO by Bad Wolf Productions.“Mickey and Konrad’s talent, drive and commitment was obvious to us the moment we met them,” Bad Wolf founder Jane Tranter said. “The scripts for Industry have an energy and direction that comes from their first-hand experience of the trading floor and their ear for sharp dialogue immediately captured our attention. We’re excited to be making their first TV drama series with HBO – who are never afraid to make bold decisions and support new talent.”Filming on the series will begin in Cardiff, Wales, this summer.Read original story Lena Dunham to Direct HBO High-Finance Drama Series ‘Industry’ At TheWrap
Lena Dunham will direct and executive produce “Industry” for HBO, an eight-part series following a group of twenty-somethings breaking into the world of international finance. Variety reported in late 2017 that Jane Tranter’s Bad Wolf production company (“His Dark Materials”) was developing the show for HBO. The premium cabler has now given it a green […]
Even post-finale, HBO's limited series is still holding court in the TV conversation — the natural result for a show with a timeless lesson in mind.
Sarah Jessica Parker faces hard times as Tracy Letts does hard time in the third season of HBO's post-family comedy.
Voting for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards is now open, and despite many heavy-hitter dramas such as "The Handmaid's Tale," "Stranger Things" and "Westworld" sitting out this year's race, submissions have actually increased in that series category. Call it a sign of peak TV refusing to actually peak, but this year sees 165 entries […]
HBO released the trailer Monday for Season 2 of “Succession,” and wouldn’t you know it, the Roy Family still has major issues.“Succession” Season 2 begins where the 10-episode Season 1 dramatically left off, per HBO’s description. We don’t want to say anything else that could potentially spoil the freshman year’s finale, which took a hard right turn. (Those who didn’t miss Season 1 might find a joke there.)The sophomore run follows the Roys as they struggle to retain control of their media empire, the premium cable channel continued. While the future looks increasingly uncertain, it is the past that threatens to ultimately destroy them.Also Read: Kendall Is a 'Dead Man Walking' in Teaser for 'Succession' Season 2 (Video)The trailer shows both that struggle and those threats. In the sneak peek, Logan Roy (Brian Cox) yell-laments that he’s “surrounded by snakes and f—ing morons.” While their characters may be considered among the latter, Kieran Culkin and Matthew Macfadyen shine in the trailer.For the record, Cousin Greg (Nicholas Braun) is definitely among the “f—ing morons.”Watch the video above.Also Read: 'Succession' Star Matthew Macfadyen Wants That Tom and Cousin Greg Spinoff as Much as You Do“Succession” was created by Jesse Armstrong, who showruns. Armstrong, Adam McKay, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Will Ferrell, Jane Tranter, Mark Mylod and Tony Roche are Season 2 executive producers.The Season 2 cast includes Cox, Culkin, Macfadyen, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Sarah Snook, Alan Ruck, Nicholas Braun, Peter Friedman, Rob Yang, J. Smith Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk and Arian Moayed.“Succession” returns to HBO for Season 2 on Sunday, August 11.Read original story Brian Cox Is Surrounded by ‘Snakes and F–ing Morons’ in ‘Succession’ Season 2 Trailer (Video) At TheWrap
Meryl Streep's debut in the season 2 premiere of "Big Little Lies" made an already great cast even greater, and fans loved every minute of it.
Filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was given "unfettered access" to the final season of the world's biggest show.
The upcoming sixth season of "Silicon Valley" will be the HBO comedy's last, Variety has learned. The final season will be an abbreviated seven episode run, making it the shortest season of the show. "Silcon Valley" is currently in pre-production and is slated to debut later this year. It had been announced late last year that […]
Winter (and "Game of Thrones") is over, but the warm weather is bringing plenty of new and returning TV series to keep you glued to your couch. From superheroes and swamp things to teenagers and convicts, here are the 28 shows you’ll want to stream this summer.
The fate of Bran came as a shock to many "Game of Thrones" fans after the HBO series aired its final episode.
See how the cast reacted to their characters' deaths on the "Game of Thrones: The Last Watch" documentary.
Charles Dance - who played Tywin Lannister in 'Game of Thrones' - was rooting for Peter Dinklage's Tyrion Lannister to rule Westeros.
HBO and the BBC’s period drama “Gentleman Jack” has been renewed for a second season at HBO, the network announced Thursday.“We’re thrilled that Anne Lister’s story has resonated so powerfully with audiences in the U.S. and abroad, and we’re grateful to Sally Wainwright and the entire ‘Gentleman Jack’ family for bringing her story to life,” Francesca Orsi, executive vice president of HBO Drama Programming, said. “Anne’s journey is an important and courageous one and we can’t wait to share this next season with the world.”“Gentleman Jack” is created, written and co-directed by Wainwright (“Happy Valley,” “Last Tango in Halifax”), and stars Suranne Jones (“Doctor Foster,” “Save Me”) and Sophie Rundle (“Peaky Blinders”).Also Read: 'Gentleman Jack': How a 19th Century Lesbian's Coded Diary Became an HBO SeriesThe series tells the story of Anne Lister, who the BBC and others regard as Britain’s first modern lesbian, and her love affair and secret marriage to her long-term partner, Ann Walker.“It’s so exciting that so many people have had such a positive response to Suranne’s exuberant performance as the brilliant, life-affirming Anne Lister and to Sophie Rundle’s beautiful performance as her courageous partner, Ann Walker,” Wainwright said. “I’m utterly delighted that we’ve been recommissioned, because there are so many more big, bold stories to tell about Anne Lister and Ann Walker. A massive thank you to the BBC and HBO and to everyone at Lookout Point.”“I’m so thrilled that I will be joining Sally Wainwright on the second part of Anne’s journey,” Jones said. “We always dreamed there would be more, and now we get to play it all out. A huge thank you to the BBC, HBO and Lookout Point for giving us our second series. It’s such amazing and positive news. I love working with the brilliant and talented Sophie Rundle and can’t wait to create some more Lister and Walker moments with her too.”The eighth and final episode of season one airs Monday, June 10 at 10/9c on HBO.Read original story ‘Gentleman Jack’ Renewed for Season 2 by HBO, BBC At TheWrap