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Isabel Allende on Feminism, Her New Memoir and HBO Miniseries ‘Isabel’

With a new memoir out and three-part miniseries ‘Isabel’ poised to launch March 12 on HBO Max, celebrated Chilean author Isabel Allende is back in the spotlight.  Having been in quarantine the past year has made her even more productive, with her memoir “The Soul of a Woman,” on sale since March 2, and a […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Global, Isabel Allende, HBO Max


David Simon, George Pelecanos Set HBO Limited Series About Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force

David Simon and George Pelecanos are returning to HBO — and Baltimore — with a limited series based on the true story of the infamous Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force, Variety has learned from sources. Simon and Pelecanos will write and executive produce the drama, which is titled “We Own This City.” It is based […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Baltimore, Simon, David Simon, George Pelecanos, Pelecanos, David Simon George Pelecanos, Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force Variety


WarnerMedia Chief Jason Kilar Says Movie Biz Still in ‘Experimentation Mode’ on Theatrical Windows

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar addressed the media conglom’s controversial move to release Warner Bros.’s full 2021 movie slate on HBO Max day-and-date with theaters — saying that theatrical releases are still a key part of the studio’s strategy, but also acknowledging that the industry’s windowing strategy has likely permanently changed. “I think we’re still in […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Warner Bros, Jason Kilar, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


Pablo Fendrik on HBO Latin America’s ‘Amongst Men’, Flirting with Genre & the Promise of a New Format

HBO Latin America’s latest production, “Entre Hombres” (“Amongst Men”), made with Argentina’s Pol-ka, also marks one of Latin America’s first series ever in the prestige Berlinale Series section. It was worth the wait. Based on Germán Maggiori’s same-titled novel and adapted for the screen between the author and series director Pablo Fendrik, the show boldly […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Argentina, Berlin Film Festival, Latin America, Hbo Latin America, Pablo Fendrik, Germán Maggiori


WarnerMedia YA Original Series ‘Forbidden’ Begins Shoot in Thailand (EXCLUSIVE)

Production has begun on Thai-language mystery series “Forbidden,” which is positioned by WarnerMedia as an original for HBO Asia. The YA-targeted show is set to be delivered with eight one-hour episodes and will premiere on regional streaming service HBO GO and HBO later in 2021. Co-directed by Anucha Boonyawatana (“Malila: The Farewell Flower”) and Korean-American […]
Tags: Asia, Hbo, News, Global, Thailand, Hbo Go, Forbidden, Josh Kim, Anucha Boonyawatana, WarnerMedia, Anucha Boonyawatana `` Malila


HBO Max Eyes European Streaming Strategy (EXCLUSIVE)

In the year between last year’s European Film Market and this year’s virtual confab, new streaming entrants have begun shaking up the content landscape in Europe in unprecedented ways. While players such as Netflix, Amazon and even Disney Plus — now a year into its European reign — have enjoyed a head start, WarnerMedia has […]
Tags: Europe, Hbo, News, Disney, Global, Netflix Amazon, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


Variety’s Berlin Digital Daily, Day 3: HBO Max Eyes European Streaming Strategy

Since you can’t be in Berlin this year, Variety is bringing Berlin to you. We’re publishing daily digital editions, running March 1-4, of coverage from the European Film Market. To catch up on Day 3, please click below.
Tags: Hbo, News, Berlin, Global, Berlin Film Festival


Starzplay Swoops For Hit Drama ‘It’s a Sin’ in Europe (EXCLUSIVE)

Starzplay has swooped for Russell T. Davies’ hit drama “It’s a Sin” in Germany and Italy. The Lionsgate-backed platform, which has been steadily expanding its global footprint in the last year, has bought the five-part series from All3Media International. Produced by RED and commissioned by U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 with HBO Max, the limited series […]
Tags: Europe, Hbo, News, Lionsgate, Germany, Global, Italy, Russell T. Davies, U K, StarzPlay, It's A Sin


HBO Sets March Premiere For COVID-19 Sports Shutdown Doc From Antoine Fuqua

“The Day Sports Stood Still,” a documentary about the unprecedented sports shutdown of March 2020, will debut on March 24 on HBO Sports. The film centers on NBA All-Star and NBA Players Association president Chris Paul, who is also an executive producer. At the time, Paul played point guard for Oklahoma City Thunder and was […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Oklahoma City Thunder, Nba, NBA All Star, Chris Paul, PAUL, Antoine Fuqua, HBO Sports, NBA Players Association


Ione Skye Joins HBO Max Comedy Series ‘Made for Love’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ione Skye has joined the HBO Max series “Made for Love” in a guest star role, Variety has learned exclusively. The dark comedy series follows Hazel Green (Cristin Milioti), a thirty-something woman on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to Byron Gogol (Billy Magnussen), a controlling tech billionaire. Soon she discovers that her […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Ione Skye, Made for love, HBO Max, Byron Gogol Billy Magnussen


Rose Leslie and Theo James Will Star in Steven Moffat's Time Traveler's Wife Series for HBO (io9)

Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana, now your watch has ended. The Time Traveler’s Wife has a new time traveler and his titular wife.Read more... [Author: Courtney Enlow]
Tags: Hbo, News, Rachel Mcadams, Steven Moffat, Time Traveler, Rose Leslie, Eric Bana, Courtney Enlow, Theo James Will Star


Spike Lee Sets Sept. 11 20th Anniversary Documentary at HBO

HBO Documentary Films and Academy Award and Emmy-winning director and screenwriter Spike Lee are currently in production on “NYC Epicenters 9/11→ 2021½,” a film that will chronicle the life, loss and survival of New York City residents over the twenty years since the terrorist attacks on the original World Trade Center complex. “As a New […]
Tags: Hbo, News, New York City, Spike Lee, Emmy, World Trade Center, NYC Epicenters


'Allen v. Farrow': Woody proposed 'father-daughter time' in attic, says Dylan, 7, in disturbing video

Sunday's episode of HBO's "Allen v. Farrow" docuseries featured a videotape of Dylan Farrow, then 7, describing the alleged abuse to mom Mia Farrow.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Hbo, Usa, News, Usa Today, Mia Farrow, Allen, Dylan, Woody, Farrow, Dylan Farrow


Mark Ruffalo Wins Golden Globe for Limited Series/TV Movie Actor

Mark Ruffalo won the limited series/TV movie actor award at the 78th Annual Golden Globes for his double role in “I Know This Much Is True.” Ruffalo followed his Emmy win for portraying twins, caretaker Dominick Birdsey and his schizophrenic twin brother Thomas in HBO’s limited series adaptation of “I Know This Much Is True” […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Awards, Golden Globes, Mark Ruffalo, Thomas, Ruffalo, Dominick Birdsey, Mark Ruffalo Wins Golden Globe


Netflix Releases ‘Shadow and Bone’ and ‘Who Killed Sara?’ Trailers (TV News Roundup)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix released trailers for its upcoming series “Shadow and Bone,” and “Who Killed Sara?,” and ABC released an extended first look at Topher Grace’s upcoming sitcom “Home Economics.” DATES HBO announced that “Q: Into the Storm,” a six-part docuseries that explores the origins of QAnon, will debut with two back-to-back […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Abc, Netflix, Sara, Home Economics, Shadow and Bone, For Heaven's Sake, Who Killed Sara


Producers Guild Awards Reveals 2021 Nominations for Sports, Children’s and Short Form TV Categories

HBO dominates this year’s Producers Guild Awards nominations in outstanding sports program, landing four out of the five nods. That’s one of three categories revealed on Friday by the Producers Guild of America, which announced nominations in the television specialty fields. Also spotlighted were outstanding children’s special and short form program categories. The remaining nominations […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Awards, Producers Guild of America, PGA Awards, Producers Guild Awards, Short Form TV Categories


‘Gomorrah’: First Look at Final Season (EXCLUSIVE)

Sky is revealing first-look images and footage of the fifth and final season of “Gomorrah,” the groundbreaking Sky Original series produced by ITV-owned Cattleya in collaboration with Germany’s Beta Film, based on an idea by Italian writer Roberto Saviano. The series, which is Italy’s biggest TV export, is currently playing on HBO Max in the […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Germany, Global, Itv, Italy, Sky, Gomorrah, Roberto Saviano, Cattleya


First-Look Footage of Fifth and Final ‘Gomorrah’ Season, Now Shooting (EXCLUSIVE)

Sky is revealing first-look images and footage of the fifth and final season of “Gomorrah,” the groundbreaking Sky Original series produced by ITV-owned Cattleya in collaboration with Germany’s Beta Film, based on an idea by Italian writer Roberto Saviano. The series, which is Italy’s biggest TV export, is currently playing on HBO Max in the […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Germany, Itv, Italy, Sky, Gomorrah, Roberto Saviano, Cattleya


‘Time Traveler’s Wife’ Series at HBO Casts Theo James, Rose Leslie in Lead Roles

Theo James and Rose Leslie have been cast in the lead role of HBO’s upcoming series based on “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” Based on Audrey Niffenegger’s novel of the same name, the series tells the story of Clare (Leslie) and Henry (James), and a marriage with a problem — time travel. Clare is described as […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Henry James, Theo James, Audrey Niffenegger, Clare, Rose Leslie, The Time Traveler's Wife, Theo James Rose Leslie, Clare Leslie


Kaley Cuoco Calls ‘The Flight Attendant’ the Highlight of Her Career, Previews Season 2

“The Flight Attendant,” Kaley Cuoco’s HBO Max dramedy-thriller, premiered to rave reviews on Thanksgiving — and the buzz for it built as episodes dropped through December. “It’s definitely been my baby,” Cuoco said during a recent interview with Variety for the magazine’s Feb. 24 cover. “I don’t mean to be cheesy, but this has definitely been the highlight of […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Kaley Cuoco, Cuoco, The Flight Attendant


Steven Soderbergh to Direct ‘KIMI’ Starring Zoe Kravitz

Steven Soderbergh will direct his next feature film “KIMI,” starring Zoë Kravitz, for New Line to debut on HBO Max after signing an overall deal with the streaming service earlier this year. The film will center on an agoraphobic tech worker, played by Kravitz, who discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime during an ordinary […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Steven Soderbergh, Zoe Kravitz, Kravitz, HBO Max


HBO Sets Premiere Date For ‘A Tiny Audience’ Season Two (EXCLUSIVE)

“A Tiny Audience” is set to return for Season two on March 19. The hit music series will air on HBO Latino at 9 p.m. and be available to stream on HBO Max. The episodes feature chart-topping Latin artists who perform and give new insight to one of their biggest songs. Each artist will showcase […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Juan Gabriel, HBO Latino, HBO Max, A Tiny Audience


‘Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell’ Review: The Notorious B.I.G’s ‘Origin Story’ Focuses on Pre-Hurrah Hustle

When the late Notorious B.I.G. was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in November, he, like the other living or dead inductees, was celebrated in the HBO special that served as a virtual ceremony with a biographical short film — one that was just well done enough to make a lot of […]
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, News, Netflix, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Roll Hall of Fame, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Notorious B.i.g


WarnerMedia Merges HBO and HBO Max Production and Business Affairs Teams

In a bid to further streamline its internal operations, WarnerMedia is merging the executive teams for production and business affairs at HBO and HBO Max. As part of the move, HBO veterans Janet Graham Borba and Susanna Felleman will expand their duties, with Borba becoming executive vice president of production and Felleman becoming executive vice […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Casey Bloys, Borba, WarnerMedia, HBO Max, WarnerMedia Merges HBO, HBO Max Production and Business Affairs Teams, Janet Graham Borba, Susanna Felleman, Felleman


PaleyFest LA Adds ‘Lovecraft Country,’ ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ More to 2021 Lineup

The Paley Center for Media has filled out its 2021 PaleyFest LA slate with CBS’ “Evil,” ABC’s “The Good Doctor,” HBO’s “Lovecraft Country,” Netflix’s “The Queen’s Gambit,” Apple TV Plus’ “Ted Lasso” and FX’s “What We Do in the Shadows.” These six shows join the previously announced three (ABC’s “Big Sky,” CBS’ “The Late Late […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Abc, Cbs, Paley Center for Media, The Queen's Gambit, Lovecraft Country, PaleyFest, Ted Lasso, PaleyFest LA Adds ` Lovecraft Country, Lovecraft Country Netflix, Queen s Gambit Apple


‘Allen v. Farrow’ Revives Fiery Industry Debate Over Woody Allen Sexual Abuse Allegations

If your Twitter timeline recently has been dominated by tweets about HBO’s new docu-series “Allen v. Farrow,” you aren’t alone.  The four-part documentary from filmmakers Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick, and Amy Herdy examines what happened when 7-year-old Dylan Farrow, the daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, accused her father of sexually abusing her in 1992. The sordid saga has provoked fiery debates for nearly 30 years. […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Allen, Farrow, Dylan Farrow, Allen v. Farrow, Amy Herdy, Amy Ziering Kirby Dick


Analysis: Woody Allen is already canceled. HBO's new docuseries is seeking overdue justice

HBO's new docuseries, "Allen v. Farrow," is more than a piercing look at a bitter custody battle between two famous people amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Tags: Hbo, News, Stories, Woody Allen, Allen, Farrow


Woody Allen is already canceled. HBO's new docuseries is seeking overdue justice

HBO's new docuseries, "Allen v. Farrow," is more than a piercing look at a bitter custody battle between two famous people amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Tags: Hbo, News, Stories, Woody Allen, Allen, Farrow


Analysis: Woody Allen is canceled. HBO's new docuseries is seeking overdue justice

HBO's new docuseries, "Allen v. Farrow," is more than a piercing look at a bitter custody battle between two famous people amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Tags: Hbo, News, Stories, Woody Allen, Allen, Farrow


Woody Allen: What to know about the new HBO documentary

A new film shows the director's daughter Dylan Farrow addressing claims of abuse, which he denies.
Tags: Hbo, News, Woody Allen, Dylan Farrow



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