Westworld isn’t likely to give up many goods until 2018, least of all whether one of its most memorable characters could make a surprise return. Still, Jimmi Simpson thinks the younger version of William might yet have a place in future seasons, even if it takes another year or so to get there.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Torturous as it is that Game of Thrones Season 7 won’t join its predecessors with a spring premiere, the shortened episode count should only push the HBO drama so far out of its usual home. Now, star Liam Cunningham suggests HBO is looking at a July premiere, with production resuming in late summer.
Curb Your Enthusiasm hasn’t provided much Season 9 enthusiasm to curb as of yet, but a certain Gilmore Girl might just be the shot of energy we need. Lauren Graham will apparently recur in the upcoming ninth season, as well as lead her own new FOX series.
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.
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.