All men must die, particularly when it comes to TV, though more often the star in question expresses only gratitude for their time in front of the camera. Not so with a certain Game of Thrones alum, who recently voiced disappointment over his beautiful death, claiming the ordeal with producers left him “truthfully, miffed.”
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HBO’s Tales From the Crypt made main characters out of zombies before it was cool, but did you know it was the first TV series to digitally insert an actor into a shot? Or that it shares a puppeteer with Pee-Wee Herman? Settle in for a spooky story, as the 29th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ hangs with the Cryptkeeper for some frightful facts of Tales From the Crypt!
A sad day for fans of Ralph Richeson and Deadwood alike, as the actor behind one of the most memorable, if overlooked characters of the HBO series has passed away. The breakout David Milch star was well-remembered for his soft-spoken turn as Richardson, one of the HBO western’s resident fixtures.
The Brink may have succeeded in staving off its titular precipice for a second season, but HBO surprisingly seems to have pushed the Jack Black - Tim Robbins geopolitical comedy right back over. The network has officially rescinded its Season 2 renewal, opting instead to cancel The Brink outright.
If you thought Damon Lindelof was about to explain one of his many mysteries to you, well, he has the perfect response. In Sunday night’s The Leftovers, “Orange Sticker,” we finally got some explanations of all the mysterious happenings going on it Jarden, Texas. But can they be trusted?
Things are about to get kinky on HBO NOW for the month of November. Fifty Shades of Grey arrives on HBO’s new streaming service on November 21, in both rated and unrated cuts. (My sources tell me the unrated version contains at least six additional shades of Grey!) Other new movies include the awesome spy pastiche Kingsman: The Secret Service, and Liam Neeson’s latest action vehicle, Run All Night.
Death for Game of Thrones can prove something of a guessing game, each season resurrecting or returning one character after another. Season 5 in particular kept people out in the snow on several major figures, but at least one character we can count as truly, sincerely no more. So sayeth the word of an official book.
Just yesterday, word of a certain Game of Thrones actor’s return for Season 6 gave heavy indication of which long-delayed book plot might make it into the HBO drama’s 2016 run. Now, another familiar face has been observed on the set, seemingly confirming what Jaime and the late Catelyn Stark’s family will be up to in Game of Thrones Season 6.
If Game of Thrones Season 5 had any notable crack in the facade, it was Jaime and Bronn’s ultimately arbitrary adventures in Dorne, a stand-in for a long-delayed book plot returning us to the Riverland Tullys. Now, evidence suggests Jaime may finally fulfill his literary destiny, running afoul of some long-missed book characters as well.
Plenty of eyes will remain on Game of Thrones’ resident Red Priestess when Season 6 bows in 2016, but Melisandre won’t be the only scarlet sorceress making life interesting for our heroes. Season 6 as added to its ranks Melanie Liburd as a new emissary of the Lord of Light, but are her goals in line with Melisandre?