Chris O’Dowd Stars in Christopher Guest-Produced HBO Comedy
Unemployed and recently single, Tom Chadwick is not sure what to do next. So, when he inherits a mysterious box from a long lost aunt, he begins investigating the family histories behind its contents. The investigation sends Tom, played by Chris O’Dowd, on a crazy journey from London to the U.S., with plenty of help from his quirky but well-meaning friends and relatives.
HBO Reveals When You’ll Get Your “True Blood” Back
One of the hard things about the start of a season of a favorite HBO show is knowing that, in a couple of short months, it will be over again for a year or more. But, on the bright side, year round programming means that, right as Game of Thrones ends, it will be time to dig into a new season of True Blood.
“Girls” Seeks Well-Dressed Rehab Patient, Woman with Overdone Hair and Heavyset Alcoholic
A casting notice for the next season of Girls was leaked yesterday. Based on some of the characters called for, the girls of Girls are going to be having a tough time of it in season 3. Central Casting New York posted a casting notice on Facebook that was quickly pulled. Check out some of the characters they are looking for.
HBO, Steven Spielberg Working on Third WWII Miniseries
HBO’s hit shows Band of Brothers and The Pacific will now have a followup, which will be based on historian Donald Miller’s nonfiction work, Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany. We can only guess that the HBO show will have a slightly shorter title. Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are working on the project so far.
Fans of the hit HBO series Girls will be thrilled to hear that one of the writers from that show has been asked to pen a script for an upcoming comedy to air on the network. Girls writer/co-exec producer Bruce Eric Kaplan will write the script for the single-camera show and will executive produce alongside Jason Reitman, who is directing the show’s pilot.
Paradise Lost, the powerful documentaries that played a part in freeing the West Memphis Three will be sold as a collector’s edition box set which will be released on November 6. The HBO documentaries helped set free three men—Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley, Jr., and Jason Baldwin—after spending nearly 20 years in jail for a crime they did not commit.
The head and the hair behind the film Tiny Furniture and the breakout TV show Girls, has sold a book of essays to Random House publishing for $3.7 million. It’s a staggering amount, especially when considering that she’s practically brand new to the entertainment world.
It’s only been three weeks since the third season ofBoardwalk Empirestarted back up, but HBO has already signed the show on for another season, thanks to being extremely-well received. The premiere garnered 2.9 million viewers, and since it aired, 7.9 million viewers have tuned into that episode.
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