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HBO’s ‘The Brink’: Jack Black and Tim Robbins Political Comedy Gets Series Order

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HBO will shed an impressive amount of its programming over the course of 2014, airing final seasons of 'True Blood,' 'The Newsroom' and 'Boardwalk Empire,' atop the cancellations of 'Family Tree' and 'Hello Ladies,' so it isn't a surprise to see a star-studded pilot getting the fast track. To that end, HBO's Jay Roach-directed geopolitical comedy 'The Brink,' starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins, has already been given a series order.

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Jack Black and Tim Robbins Join HBO Dark Comedy Pilot ‘The Brink’

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Jack Black and Tim Robbins may not be the box-office draws they once were, but could they pull in the HBO crowd? We'll find out, as the premium cable network has recruited the duo to headline a new dark comedy pilot from director Jay Roach, taking the world of geopolitical crises to 'The Brink'!

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‘Breaking Bad’ Star Bryan Cranston Is Set to Play Dalton Trumbo in Biopic ‘Trumbo’

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Now that Bryan Cranston is done shaving his head for 'Breaking Bad,' he can finally lead a motion picture, and it appears that the former Meth King of New Mexico will star in 'Trumbo,' a biopic about Dalton Trumbo -- the most famous of the screenwriters put on the Hollywood Blacklist.

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HBO Finds Religion, Taps ‘Zombieland’ Team for Pastor Drama ‘Our Father’

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Considering he just won them a bucket full of Emmys for the Julianne Moore-fronted Sarah Palin drama 'Game Change,' HBO is staying in business with director Jay Roach.  Following his second directorial effort at the pay-cable network, Roach will next set his sights on developing a full-length series for the network, aided by 'Zombieland' scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, but what could their new drama 'Our Father' bring to the table?  Does HBO have a wing and a prayer to do another show about faith?

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Jay Roach Eyeing Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr. for ‘El Presidente’

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Jay Roach and 'Parks and Recreation' scribe Dan Goor are teaming up for the comedy 'El Presidente,' and the director is gunning for Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr. to star.

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