Anthony Mackie to Play Martin Luther King in HBO’s Bryan Cranston LBJ Movie

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 4 days ago
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HBO had enough star power on its hands in adapting Bryan Cranston’s Tony-winning Lyndon B. Johnson show All The Way with Stephen Spielberg’s help, and now a Falcon has heeded the call. Civil War star Anthony Mackie will play the role of Martin Luther King Jr. himself, as All The Way gets ready to go before cameras this September.

‘True Detective’ Gets Really Weird Again in ‘Night Finds You’

by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
I feel sorry for those of you who may have made the unfortunate decision of hanging around Twitter or Facebook before watching tonight’s episode of True Detective. There’s absolutely no way you could avoid spoilers about the ending of “Night Finds You,” but if you’ve made it this far, I trust you’ve already seen the episode, which makes this a safe space to discuss what the hell just happened.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Releases Full Director List

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 25, 2015 @ 7:25 PM
A few weeks ago Game of Thrones Season 6 revealed its first newbie director of the season, and with Comic-Con inching closer and closer, full production stands only weeks away. To wit, HBO has released the master list of new and returning directors for the season, again without any women behind the camera, but with some intriguing choices nonetheless.

Amanda Peet Says ‘Game of Thrones’ Misogyny Outrage is ‘Really Misplaced’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 24, 2015 @ 1:21 PM
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Season 6 more than ever stirred conversation on Game of Thrones’ rampant violence, against women especially, and a number of surprising voices have chimed in either way. Now, HBO star (and GoT showrunner David Benioff’s wife) Amanda Peet has come to the fantasy-drama’s defense, calling the outrage “really misplaced.”

12 ‘True Detective’ Facts to Reopen the Yellow King Investigation

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 24, 2015 @ 12:54 PM
HBO’s True Detective smashed time into a flat circle by its blockbuster first season, but did you know that creator Nic Pizzolatto originally intended the story as his next novel? Or that Matthew McConaughey’s Rustin Cohle only drinks eight beers over the course of the series? These are just some of the case files pulled from the twelfth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which investigates the occult drama of of HBO’s True Detective!

Rooney Mara in Talks to Headline HBO David Fincher-Gillian Flynn Drama ‘Utopia’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 23, 2015 @ 8:08 PM
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It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything from the front of Gone Girl pair David Fincher and Gillian Flynn’s Utopia adaptation at HBO, but with Fincher’s Video Synchronicity seemingly on ice, Utopia may again rise. And what better way to get things moving, than reuniting with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Rooney Mara?

This ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Super Mario World’ Credits Mash-Up is Insanely Perfect

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 23, 2015 @ 4:17 PM
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Game of Thrones has no shortage of parodies, whether by its biggest battle sequences, most horrible deaths, or even just a good lip reading, but this take on the opening credits might be one of the best yet. See Super Mario World tackle Westeros in an epic mash-up of the Game of Thrones credits!

Comic-Con 2015: ‘Game of Thrones’ Sets Friday Panel With Seth Meyers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 23, 2015 @ 1:14 PM
As if Comic Con 2015’s Friday schedule in Hall H weren’t enough of a bloodbath between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Walking Dead, in comes Game of Thrones for the (gratuitous and controversial) kill. HBO’s flagship drama will again ascend Comic-Con’s throne with a full panel, this time hosted by Seth Meyers.

‘Game of Thrones’ S6 Reveals First Director, New Casting Breakdowns Tease Northern Unrest

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 22, 2015 @ 4:08 PM
Now that casting and pre-production on Game of Thrones Season 6 have gotten underway (with vigilant fans eying Kit Harington’s hair and movements like a hawk), HBO has already chosen its first director of the new season. Not only that, but more leaked casting reports and audition sides might tease some big Dothraki names, a major Northern presence, and a new scene partner for Tyrion.

Jon Snow Lives to Take On Andy Samberg in HBO’s ‘7 Days in Hell’ Trailer

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 22, 2015 @ 1:41 PM
HBO has served a few volleys of upcoming tennis mockumentary 7 Days in Hell, following its SXSW debut last year, but with a July 11 premiere fast on the rise, so too is promotion heating up. Watch Jon Snow and Andy Samberg go at it in the full star-studded trailer for HBO’s 7 Days in Hell!