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Westworld Tv Series Is A Go For Sir Anthony Hopkins

A star-studded Tv series adaptation of cult 1973 film Westworld has been given the greenlight by bosses at U.S. cable network Hbo.Sir Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden will head up the cast...

Meryl Streep To Play Wannabe Opera Diva

Meryl Streep has been cast to play wannabe opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in a new biopic.The Oscar winner will star in a film called Florence, which is based on the true story of New...

Trailblazing Hbo To Launch Streaming Video Service In 2015

Ever keen to get involved in forward-thinking, innovative television, HBO has announced it will launch a streaming video service in 2015 that will not require users to have a cable or satellite subscription. Essentially, it...

Steve Mcqueen Tips Unknown Actor For Success In New Tv Drama

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen has tipped an unknown actor for success after casting him as the lead in his new Tv drama Codes Of Conduct.American-born Devon Terrell, who was raised in Australia, will make his screen...

Hbo Announces Launch Of Online Streaming Service Next Year

Television network HBO have announced that they are to launch a stand-alone online streaming service from next year. The network unveiled the potentially game-changing move on Wednesday.Michelle Fairley, a cast member of HBO's 'Game of...

Tom Hanks To Executive Produce Veteran's Day Concert Event For Tv

Actor Tom Hanks has teamed with executives at U.S. cable network Hbo to present an all-star concert, which will be televised on America's Veteran's Day next month (11Nov14).The Captain Phillips star will executive produce the...

Vince Vaughn Joins Farrell For True Detective Series

Vince Vaughn will join Colin Farrell for the second season of hit Tv drama True Detective.Hbo bosses confirmed the news on Tuesday (23Sep14) and announced Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes. Production...

Beyonce And Jay Z Releasing Short Film Trilogy For Concert Special

Beyonce and Jay Z are releasing a short film trilogy to accompany their Hbo concert special, which will debut in America later this month (Sep14).The married superstars just wrapped their On the Run tour on...

Jay Z Sparks Rumours Beyonce Is Pregnant With Second Child With Lyric Change

Rapper Jay Z has sparked rumours his wife Beyonce is pregnant with their second child by reportedly changing the lyrics to his track Beach is Better during a concert in France on Friday (12Sep14).The 99...

Rachel Mcadams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours

Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the...

Flight Of The Conchords Duo To Return For Tv Mini-series

Flight Of The Conchords star Jemaine Clement is heading back to the small screen.New Zealand duo Jemaine Clement and Bret MCKenzie wrapped a two-season run of their cult comedy series on America's Hbo network in...

Tv Bosses Planning Shutter Island Series

A Tv series based on Martin Scorsese's hit film Shutter Island is reportedly in development by bosses at American network Hbo.Executives are planning to bring Scorsese on board to direct the pilot for Ashecliffe, which...

Julia Roberts And Husband To Be Honoured

Actress Julia Roberts and her cameraman husband Danny Moder are set to receive Humanitarian Awards at the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Respect Awards later this year (14).The Erin Brockovich star and Moder will...

Creative Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 [Pictures]

The stars stepped out onto the red carpet for one of the glitziest ceremonies of awards season: the Creative Primetime Emmys.Having previously won for NBC's political drama 'The West Wing' as White House press secretary...

Beyonce And Jay Z's Joint Tour Grosses $100 Million

Beyonce and Jay Z's joint summer tour has grossed more than $100 million (£59 million), despite reports of poor ticket sales.The hip-hop supercouple's On the Run Tour ends its U.S. leg on Wednesday (06Aug14) in...

David Simon And Hbo Get Busy Once More: 'Show Me A Hero' Announced

The beautiful union that is David Simon and HBO is to reoccur with ‘Show Me A Hero’. The man behind critically acclaimed hits like The Wire and Treme is writing the 6-part miniseries which will...

Bryan Cranston To Reprise Tony Award Winning Role On Tv

Godzilla star Bryan Cranston is set take his portrayal of U.S. leader Lyndon B. Johnson from the stage to the screen after signing on to reprise his role as the president in Steven Spielberg's Tv...

Beyonce And Jay Z Land Concert Series On Hbo

Beyonce and Jay Z are taking their On The Run Tour to America's Hbo network.The hip-hop supercouple is currently in the midst of its first joint tour, and in September (14), fans will be able...

Gabourey Sidibe Wanted To Portray Nell Carter In Tv Biopic

Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe has reportedly been approached to portray late singer/actress Nell Carter in a new Tv biopic.The Precious actress is said to be Hbo network bosses' top choice to bring the Gimme a...

Beyonce Lands Concert Series On Hbo

Superstar Beyonce has landed a concert series on America's Hbo network.Performances from the Drunk in Love hitmaker's Mrs. Carter Show World Tour will air in four-minute segments for 10 weeks beginning on 22 June (14)....

True Blood Musical In The Works

Hit vampire Tv show True Blood is heading to the stage as a musical.The horror series, based on the books by Charlaine Harris and starring Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, comes to an end this...

Meryl Streep To Play Opera Star Maria Callas

Meryl Streep will portray legendary opera singer Maria Callas in a new Tv biopic.The actress will take on the role of the iconic star in a film adaptation of the play Master Class for the...

Dave Goldblatt - A Facebook Employee - Is The Guy Who Paid $20k To Be In 'Game Of Thrones' And Die

George R.R. Martin promised that he’d write in and gruesomely kill a new character And the winner of that Prizeo.com competition was Dave Goldblatt, a product specialist who reigns from San Francisco. The Facebook employee...

Look Out Spotify – Amazon Launches Audio Streaming Service ‘Prime Music’

Amazon is tipping it toe into the saturated online music streaming business by launching ‘Prime Music’ – its own service that will be available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime. It launched on Thursday (June...

Game Of Thrones Vs. The Sopranos: Is Popularity Indicative Of Quality?

The inevitable news that Game of Thrones surpassed The Sopranos as HBO’s most ‘popular’ show arrived, rather pertinently, via a Tweet. "Raise a glass of Arbor gold. #GameofThrones is the most popular series in @HBO...

In Development: The Top 10 Shows You're Going To Want To Look Out For

Since Netflix gained prominence as a fully independent broadcaster in its own right, the doors have been flung open to a hugely varied selection of original programming. Netflix original series Orange Is The New Black...

John Oliver Rallies The Internet Trolls To Give The Fcc Hell

John Oliver is using his position as satirical-sideways-swiper for good, it would seem. His latest target is the FCC and ‘net neutrality’, and he addressed them in a rousing, 13-minute-long segment from his new-ish HBO...

Christian Bale's Representative Dismisses True Detective Rumours

Representatives for Christian Bale have dismissed rumours suggesting the actor is set to take over as a lead on the second series of hit crime drama True Detective.The Dark Knight Rises star had reportedly been...

Lily Allen Cites Light Incest As Reason For Turning Down Game Of Thrones - Fair Enough

Many were baffled when it turned out Lily Allen didn’t want to act in Game of Thrones. Everybody wants to act in Game of Thrones, it’s Game of Thrones, people probably said. But when you...

Dave Grohl Scores His Own Tv Series

Rocker Dave Grohl has scored his own Tv series - he'll front a new show about America's most famous recording studios.The Foo Fighters frontman will host and produce the as-yet-untitled programme for America's Hbo network....

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