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Patricia Clarkson to Mother Amy Adams in Gillian Flynn’s HBO ‘Sharp Objects’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2017 @ 2:23 PM
Paramount / Netflix
High-profile miniseries are a continually booming business for HBO, and you don’t get much bigger than Amy Adams starring in an adaptation of Gillan Flynn’s Sharp Objects. Well, you do now, as Patricia Clarkson becomes the second cast in the HBO adaptation, playing a crucial role opposite Adams.

Jim Broadbent Reveals Who He’s Playing in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

by Erin Whitney March 7, 2017 @ 11:09 AM
Warner Bros.
Back in August it was confirmed that British actor Jim Broadbent was named as a major addition to the cast of Game of Thrones Season 7. He was said to be joining the production in a “significant” role, but this being the most top secret TV show of all, we of course learned nothing else about his character, until today. The beloved British character actor, best known for his roles in everything from the Harry Potter films to Moulin Rouge! and Bridget Jones, has revealed to ScreenCrush who he’s playing with some new details.

‘The Leftovers’ Teases Crazy Final Season in New Series Recap Trailer

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 3, 2017 @ 9:48 PM
Whether or not The Leftovers is truly preparing for a worldwide flood, the end is certainly nigh for the Damon Lindelof rapture drama. You’ve just enough time to rewatch the first two seasons before the final episodes’ April premiere, as a new recap trailer recounts the story so far, and brings cryptic new footage of the end.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7’s Next Random Cameo Goes to Mets Pitcher

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 3, 2017 @ 5:33 PM
HBO / Greg Fiume, Getty Images
Buried among the avalanche of death and destruction rolling through each Game of Thrones season, we can usually find one or two yearly cameos from famous musicians, athletes, or other such fans of the show. We’ve had one debunked for Season 7, but apparently a notable New York Met found time to enter the World of Westeros, that of pitcher Noah “Thor” Syndergaard.

James Franco Is Literally Extra in HBO Porn Drama ‘The Deuce’ Photos

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 2, 2017 @ 10:28 AM
Look, there’s no two ways about the fact that James Franco playing mustachioed twins for The Wire creator David Simon’s ‘70s New York porn drama is funny. There is no ceiling on “Peak Franco,” and these first official photos from The Deuce certainly aren’t about to find one.

Jared Harris Auditioned for Both ‘Westworld’ and ‘Game of Thrones’

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 22, 2017 @ 8:17 PM
HBO / Netflix
It’d be difficult to imagine someone beside Jonathan Pryce earning the High Sparrow’s fiery Game of Thrones end, but harder to envision anyone but Anthony Hopkins puppeteering that wild Westworld finale. That said, it seems Mad Men and The Crown alum Jared Harris was at one time up for either part, as revealed in a fascinating new interview.

Tim Robbins to Lead ‘Six Feet Under’ Creator’s New HBO Drama

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2017 @ 12:37 PM
Looks like HBO is bringing Tim Robbins back from The Brink. We still don’t have a name for True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball’s new supernatural family drama, but we do know that Tim Robbins will take a lead role alongside Holly Hunter, as the series prepares to roll on its 10-episode order.