After the brilliance of The Leftovers, it’s hard to be mad about Damon Lindelof tackling something as sacred (to most comic book fans) as Watchmen. As evidenced by yesterday’s lengthy Instagram post, Lindelof is gearing up for production on his latest HBO endeavor, and today brings word of the first official casting news for the upcoming series — which, by the way, is not a direct adaptation.
Oh, those wily Game of Thrones creators – always up to something. New Season 8 filming observations from the Spain set could place some unlikely characters arriving in King’s Landing, but there’s a good chance producers are trying to pull a fast one.
Game of Thrones Seasons 6 and 7 revealed the Jon Snow twists we all predicted, but Season 8 may throw yet more revelations. A surprising return for the final episodes seems to hint there’s more to tell of Jon and Dany’s mutual history.
Pay parity shockers are all too common, as Princes out-earn Queens and X-Files agents fight for equal pay. HBO has preemptively taken matters into its own hands (with a little help from Reese Witherspoon) to ensure “no inappropriate disparities” between male and female stars.
It just wouldn’t be True Detective without some behind-the-scenes drama. Following late Friday reports that director Jeremy Saulnier had left the project, new details suggest that creator Nic Pizzolatto may have clashed with Saulnier over tone.
Your return Flight of the Conchords has been briefly delayed. Star Bret McKenzie confirms that the ongoing U.K. and Ireland reunion tour has been put on hold due to a “very rock ‘n’ roll injury,” which may end up delaying the planned reunion special for HBO this year.