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'Girls' Season 3: 'Fruitvale Station' Star Joins Cast, Calls Lena Dunham a "Monster"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 09, 2013 08:10 PM
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For an HBO series about twenty-somethings in Brooklyn, HBO's 'Girls' certainly likes to keep things under wraps in between seasons. As production on season 3 of the Lena Dunham-scripted series continues, 'Fruitvale Station' star Melonie Diaz is the latest guest star confirmed to join the cast in a hush-hush role, and the actress had some interesting words for Dunham's directorial style along the way.

'Girls' Creator Lena Dunham Responds to Season 2 Sex Scene Controversies

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 07, 2013 05:48 PM
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Not that HBO's 'Girls' didn't already court its fair share of controversy, but the Lena Dunham-scripted series took an exceptional amount of criticism this past season for sex scenes between Dunham's character Hannah and guest star Patrick Wilson, as well as those between star Adam Driver and guest Shiri Appleby. With production on 'Girls' season 3 underway, Dunham has issued her own responses to the criticism, calling one scene a "terrible miscommunication."

'Girls' Season 3: Has Michael Zegen Replaced Christopher Abbott?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 03, 2013 01:38 PM
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'Girls' season 3 was thrown for a loop shortly after the airing of season 2 finale "Together," when series star Christopher Abbott abruptly quit the series after his character Charlie was positioned to take a more integral role. Now that 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'The Walking Dead' star Michael Zegen has joined 'Girls' season 3, however, speculation has begun that Zegen may replace Abbott in the role rather than portray an original character.

'Girls' Lena Dunham Slams Porn Parody as "Gross"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 24, 2013 01:45 PM
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Yesterday we learned the admittedly unsurprising news that HBO's 'Girls' was due to receive its very own porn parody, courtesy of Hustler. The HBO dramedy's regular use of explicit material led the director to declare he didn't have to change very much in crafting his parody, but what does 'Girls' creator Lena Dunham have to say on the matter? Check out the latest 'Girls' controversy inside!

'Girls' Season 3 Spoilers: Allison Williams Talks Christopher Abbott's Exit

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 08, 2013 08:30 AM
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Though HBO's eternally buzzing Lena Dunham dramedy 'Girls' made little regular habit of cliffhangers, many found themselves perplexed by the the unusually optimistic ending of season 2 finale "Together," which largely reunited the season 1 couples. That ending was thrown into chaos by the sudden departure of actor Christopher Abbott, for whom the season 2 finale had suggested a larger role, but what do Abbott's castmates have to say about the exit? Preview Marnie's updated outlook in 'Girls' season 3 inside!

'Girls' Season 3: Christopher Abbott Leaves Series Before Filming Begins

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 04, 2013 09:47 AM
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Only a few weeks have passed since HBO's 'Girls' ended its second season on a curiously upbeat note, with several characters returning to the relationships they maintained at the outset of the series. That finale may prove even more difficult to justify in retrospect as series star Christopher Abbott (Charlie) has abruptly left the series altogether, prior to filming any season 3 episodes. Find out what caused the big 'Girls' season 3 break inside!