Tag: HBO

David Milch And Nick Pizzolatto Worked Together On ‘True Detective’ Season 3 And The ‘Deadwood’ Movie

HBO “Peak TV” could be due for a reboot in 2019 when True Detective season 3 (lovingly known online as #truedetectiveseason3) debuts on HBO. Then sometime down the road we will get Deadwood, but in movie form. Those two properties previously had nothing to do with each other, beyond a parent network, but from here […]

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HBO’s ‘Succession’ Was the Most Realistic TV Show of 2018

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. No piece of pop culture can fully sum up a historical moment, but HBO’s epic family drama Succession does a very solid job of diagnosing 2018 as a year of unfettered privilege and corruption built on a rickety foundation of mediocrity, bolstered by inherited power and influence. And […]

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A New ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Trailer Follows Mahershala Ali To The End Of His Last Case

[embedded content] Share This Video As season one of Nic Pizzolatto’s acclaimed HBO limited series True Detective proved, Matthew McConaughey memes and all, “time is a flat circle.” Hence why the third season of the show, which stars Academy Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali as a state police detective from Arkansas, is going to be playing […]

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A New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Final Season Teaser Gives Us A Literal Battle Of Ice And Fire

[embedded content] Share This Video As April 2019 inches closer, the anticipation for the final season of Game of Thrones is becoming more palpable by the minute. Shooting scripts are being analyzed, cast members like Kit Harington are declaring themselves done for good and everyone’s trying to figure out when HBO will finally show us […]

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HBO Social Media Series Saluting Alvin Ailey’s 60th Anniversary Kicks Off With Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Screenshot: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater / HBO (Instagram) Celebrating its historic 60th anniversary, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is dancing into the holidays in New York City, with their five-week holiday season, which kicked off November 28 and will conclude on December 30. For those outside of New York or for those […]

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‘You Know What That’s Called? Growth’: Natasha Rothwell Secures Overall Deal With HBO

Natasha Rothwell arrives at HBO’s Post Emmy Awards Reception at the Plaza at the Pacific Design Center.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Birds of a feather do, indeed, flock together. When your crew is glowed-up, that light is bound to shine on you as well. Such is the case for Natasha Rothwell, who just inked an […]

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Issa Rae to Star in HBO Limited Series ‘The Dolls’, Based on Christmas Eve Riots in Arkansas

Issa Rae attends The Hollywood Chamber’s 7th Annual State Of The Entertainment Industry Conference Presented By Variety at Loews Hollywood Hotel on November 15, 2018 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Presley Ann (Getty Images) Picture this: Black Friday shopping riots—but with an awkward black girl. The Tickle Me Elmo holiday toy craze is likely the most recent […]

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Sandy Still Speaks: New Sandra Bland Doc Uses Her Voice to Uncover the Still-Untold Tale of a Fatal Police Stop in Texas

Photo: HBO Like me, Sandra Bland hailed from a “girl family.” She was the fourth of five sisters. Her siblings’ names, like hers, all start with S—Shante, Sharon, Shavon, Sandy, and Sierra. They were a close-knit clan who always had each other’s backs, whether it was in Chicago or Villa Park, Ill., where their mother […]

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Sandy Still Speaks: New Sandra Bland Doc Uses Her Voice to Uncover the Still-Unknown Tale of a Fatal Police Stop in Texas

Photo: HBO Like me, Sandra Bland hailed from a “girl family.” She was the fourth of five sisters. Her siblings’ names, like hers, all start with S—Shante, Sharon, Shavon, Sandy, and Sierra. They were a close-knit clan who always had each other’s backs, whether it was in Chicago or Villa Park, Ill., where their mother […]

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‘A Robot Killed a Man’: A New Doc Looks at the Terrifying Future of Automation

In 2015, a worker at a Volkswagen factory in Germany was grabbed and crushed to death by a stationary robot. In 2016, an Ohio man died when the self-driving Tesla he was in crashed into a tractor-trailer while he watched Harry Potter. That same year the Dallas Police Department used a robot to ambush an […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Isn’t Even Over but HBO Already Shot a Reunion Special

Photo by Macall B. Polay / courtesy of HBO How soon is too soon to hold a reunion? How about before the thing is even over? The last season of Game of Thrones won’t air for another five months, meaning we’re still at least half a year away from the end of the series—but HBO […]

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Songstress Teamarrr Enlists James Bland, LaLa Milan, and HBO Insecure’s Jean Elie to Deliver ‘One Job’

Screenshot: Position Music (YouTube) Previously superstar-in-the-making TeaMarrr blessed us with “One Job”—her empowering ode to the breaking point that far too many women are acquainted with. But in capitalizing off its buzz since its debut, she returns with a new video. Helmed by James Bland—the Emmy-nominated mastermind behind the smash hit Giants—she’s accompanied by gorgeous […]

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11 Things We Learned from ‘Game of Thrones’ Director David Nutter’s Reddit AMA

David Nutter, the director behind iconic Game of Thrones moments like the Red Wedding, Jon Snow’s death, and Cersei’s walk of shame, just finished answering fans’ questions about season eight in a Reddit AMA. On Tuesday morning, HBO announced new episodes will start to air in April, and Nutter will be directing half of them, […]

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HBO Did Not Appreciate George R.R. Martin Possibly Spoiling ‘Game Of Thrones’ Prequel Title

Getty Image If George R.R. Martin had his way, the Game of Thrones prequel series would already be called The Long Night. That may end up being the final choice, over Game of Thrones: The Seed Bearer, but for now, it’s still untitled, and HBO did not appreciate that Martin publicly shared his preferred title. […]

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Holy Fuck, the ‘Deadwood’ Movie Is Finally Fucking Filming

It’s fucking happening, everybody. On Monday, HBO announced that the long, long, long-awaited Deadwood movie has officially started production—with almost the entire cast from the original series on board. And it’s about time. It’s been over a decade since HBO canceled the short-lived western, which basically revolutionized the different ways someone can use the word […]

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The ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Trailer Looks Like A Return To Form

[embedded content] Share This Video After a subpar second season (that’s putting it kindly), True Detective hopes to return to its “Matthew McConaughey’s existential ramblings while slicing up beer can men” heights with the new season of the HBO anthology series. The latest trailer, which you can watch above, looks promising, with Oscar winner Mahershala […]

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How esports can use new monetization models to reach new heights (VB Live)

Money is pouring into esports and companies are taking note. In this special VB Live event, our panel of experts will discuss traditional monetization methods, and more importantly, new approaches to engaging audiences and driving esports revenue, and more.  Register here for free. In 2017, the esports audience boomed, reaching 143 million viewers both live […]

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