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HBO’s Los Angeles Lakers Drama Series Adds Gillian Jacobs & Wood Harris

(Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images & Brad Barket/Getty Images) HBO’s upcoming drama series centered on the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s is further expanding its ensemble cast with the addition of Gillian Jacobs (Community, Invincible, Love) and Wood Harris (Remember the Titans, Ant-Man, Empire), according to Variety. Jacobs is set to play Chris Riley, wife of Pat Riley (Adrien Brody). Pat might be the one wearing the whistle, but Chris is the one with a plan. Therapist by trade, Chris Riley...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Supreme Court, Drama, Nba, TV News, Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers, Adrien Brody, Chris, Lakers, Adam Mckay, Kelly, HARRIS


Succession Season 3 Adds Alexander Skarsgård in a Recurring Role

More than a year since starring in the acclaimed first season of Big Little Lies, Alexander Skarsgård is officially heading back to HBO for the highly-anticipated third season of Succession. Skarsgård has signed on for the recurring role of Lukas Matsson, described as a successful, confrontational tech founder and CEO. Production on the upcoming new season is currently underway in New York City. This marks the Swedish actor’s latest collaboration with HBO after starring in 2008’s limited series...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, TV, Movies, Drama, White House, New York City, TV News, Brian Cox, Roy, Jeremy, Godzilla, Adam Mckay, Kendall, Armstrong, Taika Waititi


Appian Way Nabs Another Round Remake, Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed to Star

Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic Following an intense bidding war against multiple production companies, Deadline brings word that Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson’s Appian Way has successfully acquired the rights to develop the English remake of Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg’s acclaimed comedy-drama Another Round. This comes on the heels of the 2020 film closing out its victorious awards campaign by winning the Best International Feature Film award at last Sunday’s 2021 Oscars. Ac...
Tags: Movies, Star, Jake Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Banks, Leonardo Dicaprio, Thomas Vinterberg, Adam Mckay, DiCaprio, Ida, Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm, Davisson, Mads Mikkelsen, ComingSoon, Movie News, Comedy Drama


Updates From She-Hulk, Peacemaker, and More

Whoopi Goldberg wants in on her own superhero saga. Adam McKay teases his doomsday comedy. Plus, what’s to come on all the DC/CW shows, more footage from Cruella, and what’s next on Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Cisco, Amelia Earhart, Batwoman, James Gunn, Whoopi Goldberg, Will Ferrell, Jeremy Jordan, The Flash, Tatiana Maslany, Legends Of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Ava, Adam Mckay, Nancy Drew


Adam McKay Says His New Film ‘Don’t Look Up’ is Tonally Between ‘The Other Guys’ and ‘The Big Short’

One of my most anticipated movies of 2021 is Don’t Look Up, the latest movie from Anchorman and Vice director Adam McKay. It’s a dark comedy about “two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy Earth,” and it has a ridiculously stacked cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Evans, and many more. The movie will arrive on Netflix in either November or December this year, and in a new interview, McKay says ...
Tags: Quotes, Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Drama, Earth, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Evans, Ryan Gosling, Adam-McKay, Don, Ferrell, McKay, DiCaprio Lawrence, Bong Joon


Elizabeth Holmes ‘Bad Blood’ Movie Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Directed By Adam McKay Still In Development

In 2016, it was announced that Adam McKay would direct Bad Blood, a movie about con artist and Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, with Jennifer Lawrence set to play Holmes. Since then, though, we haven’t heard much more, and McKay and Lawrence went off to do another movie – Don’t Look Up. Meanwhile, there’s currently a Hulu limited series about Holmes in the works – The Dropout, which will star Amanda Seyfried. So what of Bad Blood? According to McKay, the film is still in development. In 20...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Los Angeles, Netflix, Larry Ellison, Adaptation, Hulu, True Story, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam-McKay, Legendary Pictures, Don, Holmes


HBO’s Parasite Series Is an Original Story, Not a Remake

Shortly after Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite was released, news that HBO had begun work on a television series adaptation broke. In a recent interview, Adam McKay eased worries on the Parasite series, noting that the HBO project would not be a remake but its own original story instead.   RELATED: Parasite Scores New Streaming Record on Hulu After One Week Speaking on MTV’s “Happy Sad Confused” podcast earlier this week, McKay briefly touched on the upcoming project, saying that it was moving “full sp...
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Adam McKay Was Shocked Leonardo DiCaprio Joined Don’t Look Up

Don’t Look Up director Adam McKay wasn’t expecting Leonardo DiCaprio to star in his upcoming Netflix comedy. As he eloquently put it on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, why would someone of DiCaprio’s stature choose to work with anyone but Martin Scorsese? Luckily for McKay and fans, DiCaprio wound up interested in the script after several months of discussing the flick, which revolves around two low-level astronomers that embark on a media tour around the globe to warn humanity about an asteroi...
Tags: Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Netflix, Leonardo Dicaprio, Streaming, Chris Evans, Martin Scorsese, Adam Mckay, Don, DiCaprio, McKay, Bernadette, Movie News, Happy Sad Confused, Tomer Sisley


Adam McKay Gives Update On Bad Blood Film Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Adam McKay and Jennifer Lawrence recently worked together on the Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up, and they have even more projects planned for the future. While on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, McKay confirmed that the Bad Blood film based upon faux-entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of Theranos, is still in development and will star Lawrence. RELATED: Jennifer Lawrence Joins Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up at Netflix “In the case of Jen Lawrence, I’ve known Jen for a while,” said McK...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Stanford, Los Angeles, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Adam Mckay, Don, Holmes, Lawrence, Jen, McKay, Step Brothers, ComingSoon


‘TAR’: Cate Blanchett to Star in ‘Little Children’ Director Todd Field’s Next Film

Todd Field has not directed a movie since 2006 – but plans are in place for him to finally emerge once again. Cate Blanchett (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Thor: Ragnarok) is set to star in TAR, the latest movie from the acclaimed writer/producer/director of In the Bedroom and Little Children. Deadline reports that Blanchett will lead the cast of TAR, a drama that Field is writing and directing for Focus Features. Details about the movie are scarce at the moment – we have no idea who Blanche...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Berlin, TAR, Kate Winslet, Cate-Blanchett, James Gray, Eli Roth, Field, Adam Mckay, Kurt Russell, Don, Toro, Focus Features


The Quarantine Stream: Before ‘Chernobyl’, There Was ‘The China Syndrome’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The China Syndrome Where You Can Stream It: The Criterion Channel The Pitch: A hungry journalist (Jane Fonda) and her freelance cameraman (Michael Douglas) are doing a story about nuclear energy for her California news station. During a tour of the nuclear power plant, they covertly film an accident in progress, and the thrus...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, California, Pennsylvania, Thriller, Sony, Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Adam Mckay, Fonda, Anchorman, Lemmon, Three Mile Island, China Syndrome


HBO’s L.A. Lakers Drama Series Adds Bo Burnham as Larry Bird

HBO’s L.A. Lakers drama series adds Bo Burnham as Larry Bird Following the recent addition of Michael Chiklis as former Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach, Deadline brings word that Bo Burnham (Promising Young Woman) has been cast to join Adam McKay’s upcoming Los Angeles Lakers drama series for HBO. Burnham is set to portray the role of another Boston Celtics icon, Larry Bird, who was a prominent figure during the famed 1980s rivalry between the Lakers and the Celtics. The legendary MVP play...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, America, Mtv, TV News, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Adrien Brody, Adam Mckay, Celtics, Kelly, The Lakers, Larry Bird, Peele, Burnham


Michael Chiklis to Portray Red Auerbach in HBO’s Lakers Series

Michael Chiklis to portray Red Auerbach in HBO’s Lakers series The cast for HBO’s drama series centered on the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s continues to grow as Michael Chiklis has joined the protect to play Red Auerbach, according to Deadline. Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach was the legendary basketball coach of the Boston Celtics, winning nine NBA championships. Auerbach won seven more championships as general manager, and when the Lakers’ “rise threatens to destroy his Boston dynasty, Auerb...
Tags: TV, Hbo, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Chiklis, TV News


Sally Field to Play Jerry Buss’ Mother Jessie in HBO’s 1980s Lakers Drama Series

Sally Field to play Jerry Buss’ mother Jessie in HBO’s 1980s Lakers drama series Oscar winner Sally Field (Places in the Heart, Norma Rae, Lincoln) has joined Adam McKay’s HBO drama series centered on the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, according to Variety. Field will portray Jessie Buss, the mother of Lakers owner Jerry Buss who is being played by John C. Reilly in the project. As a young single mother, Jessie instilled in her son a love of math, money, and good times. Decades later, her s...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Los Angeles, TV News, Los Angeles Lakers, Adrien Brody, Lakers, Adam Mckay, John C Reilly, Kelly, Golden Globe, Sally, Kong, Jerry Buss, Jessie


Writer/Director Lee Farber Drives 'Expedition: Back To The Future' Series For Discovery

Emmy Award-winning Writer & Director Lee Farber of Wondros Collective wrote & directed the new series “Expedition: Back To The Future” for the Discovery Channel, which debuts on Monday, March 15th on discovery+. Farber collaborated with the stars of the beloved feature films on the new, four-part series. In “Expedition: Back To The Future,” screen legend Christopher Lloyd (Doc Brown) and Discovery Channel’s Josh Gates (“Expedition Unknown”) go in search of the seven original DeLorean ...
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Adrien Brody to Play Pat Riley in HBO’s Los Angeles Lakers Drama Series

Adrien Brody to play Pat Riley in HBO’s Los Angeles Lakers drama series Oscar winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist) has joined Adam McKay’s HBO drama series centered on the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s as legendary basketball coach Pat Riley (via Variety). The currently untitled series is based on the book Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s written by Jeff Pearlman. Coach Riley “led the Lakers to four NBA championships and unprecedented superstardom...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Stephen King, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, Wes Anderson, Nba, TV News, Los Angeles Lakers, Adrien Brody, Lakers, Adam Mckay, John C Reilly, Kelly, Riley


‘Q: Into the Storm’ Trailer: HBO Docuseries Goes Down the Conspiracy Theory Rabbit Hole

Who is Q? How did this person, or network of people, create a conspiracy as vast and insidious as QAnon? That’s what the new HBO docuseries Q: Into The Storm, executive produced by Adam McKay, seeks to uncover. Watch the Into the Storm trailer below. Q Into the Storm Trailer Directed by Cullen Hoback, Q: Into the Storm is a six-part documentary series that examines the “connections between QAnon, President Trump, and political and ex-military operatives,” per HBO. It also seeks to explo...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Documentary, Trump, Adam Mckay, Jim, McKay, Cullen, Hoback, TV Trailer, Todd Schulman, Fredrick Brennan, Ron Watkins, Q: Into the Storm, Cullen Hoback


Ranked: The 12 Best Kathryn Hahn Roles Before WandaVision

Ranked: The 12 Best Kathryn Hahn Roles Before WandaVision ComingSoon.net has ranked Kathryn Hahn’s best roles prior to (finally) getting the widespread recognition she deserved all along in WandaVision. Check out our selections below! RELATED: CS Video: Kathryn Hahn Talks Joining The MCU With WandaVision if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiral_status = readAdmiralCookie(); } if (typeof getAdmiral === "function"){ admiral...
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Bong Joon-ho Has Completed Writing One of His Two Follow-Up Films to ‘Parasite’

Bong Joon-ho was supposed to take a break after his historic awards campaign for the Best Picture-winning Parasite. The South Korean filmmaker spoke about his exhaustion in the aftermath of Oscar season, and admitted that he had trouble getting back to work on his new scripts for his two follow-up films — one Korean-language, one English-language. But Bong revealed that he has already completed the script for his next film. During a 90-minute conversation with Rian Johnson on The Director’s ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Atlantic, Johnson, Seoul, Rian Johnson, Cannes, Adam Mckay, Indiewire, Bong, Kelly Reichardt, Bong Joon, Screenwriting, BONG-Joon-ho


Jennifer Lawrence And Timothee Chalamet Caught Making Out For New Movie

The critically-acclaimed actors are paired for Adam McKay's Don't Look Up.
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Religion, Adam Mckay, Don, Timothee Chalamet


Don’t Look Up: Mark Rylance & Michael Chiklis Join Star-Studded Netflix Film

Don’t Look Up: Mark Rylance & Michael Chiklis join star-studded Netflix film According to Deadline, Academy Award winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies, Ready Player One) and Emmy winner Michael Chiklis (The Shield) have been tapped to join the star-studded ensemble cast of Adam McKay’s upcoming Netflix film Don’t Look Up. This marks Rylance’s latest project with the streamer following his recent appearance in The Trial of the Chicago 7. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { ...
Tags: Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Getty Images, Chicago, Netflix, Leonardo Dicaprio, Streaming, Mark Rylance, Jonah Hill, Chris Evans, Adam Mckay, McKay, Rylance, Bernadette, Movie News


A Breakdown of Every GameStop Movie and Show in the Works Right Now

Hollywood loves a bandwagon, and the big “Redditors vs. Wall Street” story which has captivated the country after a surge in GameStop stock prices is the latest trend that studios and production companies desperately want to capitalize on. There have been no less than seven projects announced over the past couple of weeks that intend to tackle this subject, so in order to keep it all straight, we’ve created this handy breakdown of every single Wall Street GameStop movie and television show that...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Wall Street, Amc, Netflix, Reddit, Cbs, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Margot Robbie, David Fincher, MGM, True Story, Gamestop, Adam Mckay


Jennifer Lawrence Suffers Injury On Set Of Adam McKay’s New Movie

Production on the film was temporarily halted following Jennifer Lawrence's incident.
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Religion, Adam Mckay


‘The Antisocial Network’: Hollywood is Already Making a Movie About the Ongoing GameStop Chaos

Only Hollywood could match Wall Street for making billion-dollar projects out of hypotheticals. And the two of them collide in The Antisocial Network, a book proposal about the ongoing GameStop-Wall Street chaos that MGM has landed the rights to following a heated bidding war. Deadline reports that MGM was able to acquire the rights to the book proposal The Antisocial Network from bestselling author Ben Mezrich, who has an impressive resume of nonfiction books adapted to the screen, includin...
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Amy Adams Will Be ‘Outlawed’ in A24’s TV Series Adaptation of Anna North’s Western Novel

Amy Adams is about to head into the Old West. Not only has the Arrival and Enchanted star has just landed the lead role in A24’s TV series adaptation of Anna North‘s best-selling novel Outlawed, but the six-time Oscar nominee will also be producing the show through her own Bond Group Entertainment production banner. The Hollywood Reporter has news on A24 developing the Outlawed TV series with Amy Adams as her next project. If this is the first time you’re hearing about the New York Times bes...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Western, America, Walmart, New York Times, Gang, Amy-Adams, Ada, A24, Adam Mckay, Adams


Amy Adams & A24 Teaming for TV Adaptation of Outlawed

Amy Adams & A24 teaming for TV adaptation of Outlawed After properly exploring the world of television with the Emmy-nominated HBO adaptation of Sharp Objects, Amy Adams is ready to return to the small screen behind the camera as she is teaming up with A24 to produce a series adaptation of Outlawed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Amy Adams Officially Returning for Disenchanted, Now Disney+ Exclusive if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Reese Witherspoon, America, Netflix, New York Times, TV News, Amy Adams, A24, Bond, Adam Mckay, Adams, Golden Globe, EVAN HANSEN, Anna North


The Best Movies Leaving Netflix in February 2021

Every month, we longingly write about a batch of great movies that are soon leaving Netflix, metaphorically waving goodbye to them as they disappear from the service and either drift off into temporary oblivion or shift over to a different streaming service. But I have good news: there actually aren’t that many great movies leaving Netflix in February 2021, so you’ll be getting your full subscription’s worth next month. Here are five great films that are vanishing from the service. Goodfell...
Tags: Movies, Berlin, Netflix, Emma Stone, Jason Bateman, Goodfellas, Joel Edgerton, Basic Instinct, Bates Motel, Michael Douglas, Martin Scorsese, Adam Mckay, Ray Liotta, McKay, Sharon Stone, Nathaniel Hawthorne


Netflix Unveils 2021 Film Slate, Promises “A New Movie Every Week”

A new movie every week. That’s the promise Netflix is making heading into 2021 as studio releases dry up and theaters remain closed. But things are popping over at the streaming giant, which has just released its Netflix 2021 films preview, announcing a whopping 70 movies (with possibly more to come), including spy epics like the Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot-starring Red Notice, sequels like To All The Boys: Always and Forever, and star-studded prestige dramas like the Leonardo DiCa...
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