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‘Winning Time’ Star Jason Segel on Series Pushback: “The Show Is Made With a Ton of Love”

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty episode six, “Memento Mori.”] Jason Segel gets it. When a project is based on actual people, there is going to be some level of pushback by the subjects or those who know them. And Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty […]

‘Winning Time’ Star Adrien Brody on Why Playing L.A. Lakers Head Coach Pat Riley Is Kismet

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty episode three, “The Best Is Yet to Come”] Adrien Brody can’t help but laugh about it. When the call came that Adam McKay and the creative team behind HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty wanted to talk to […]

‘Winning Time’ Co-Creator on That Shocking and “Absolutely True” Unsolved Event in Episode 3

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for episode three, “The Best Is Yet to Come,” of Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.] Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty co-creator Jim Hecht is confident a lot of viewers hopped on Google at the end of the most recent episode to see if that […]

‘Winning Time’ Team on Portraying Iconic Lakers and Awaiting Magic Johnson’s Reaction

Winning Time officially kicked off in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with the 1980s-set Lakers drama taking over downtown’s Ace Theatre for the HBO drama’s world premiere. The show stars John C. Reilly as team owner Dr. Jerry Buss and follows the franchise’s rapid rise after drafting Magic Johnson, teaming him up with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and […]

How HBO’s Lakers Series Ticked Off the NBA, Ended a Friendship and Became the Most Anticipated Sports Show in Decades

It was Easter Sunday, back in 2014, when Jim Hecht, a down-on-his-luck screenwriter, arrived at Jeff Pearlman’s door. He needed desperately to catch a break and had just flown 3,000 miles hoping one would come in the form of television rights to Pearlman’s latest best-seller, Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty. […]

How ‘Peaky Blinders’ Inspired Adrien Brody to Co-Write and Score ‘Clean’

Adrien Brody batted around the idea of Clean for at least a decade, but the crime drama was truly set in motion while the Oscar winner was acting on the set of Peaky Blinders in 2017. Clean tells the story of Clean (Brody), a waste collector who’s actively trying to make amends for his dark […]

Adrien Brody Talks His ‘Succession’ Debut: “I Had to Come in and Swim With the Sharks”

[This story contains major spoilers from the fourth episode of Succession season three.] Succession‘s newest character debuted in a big way during the latest episode of the corporate comedy-drama. Played by The French Dispatch and The Pianist star Adrien Brody, activist investor Josh Aaronson over the course of the episode not only pressures the show’s Lear-esque […]

Adrien Brody Turned Down ‘Lord of the Rings’ — And Regretted It

Adrien Brody turned down a chance to be in Lord of the Rings, a decision he immediately regretted when he saw the Peter Jackson epic in the theater. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the Oscar-winning actor revealed the surprising fact, as he talked about the film he did do with Jackson, 2005’s King […]

Adrien Brody’s Thriller ‘Clean’ Lands at IFC Films (Exclusive)

IFC Films has picked up the North American rights to Paul Solet’s crime thriller Clean, which stars Oscar winner Adrien Brody, who developed the film through his production company, Fable House. IFC Films will release the project in 2022. The film stars Brody as Clean, a man who grapples with the tragic loss of his […]

Epix’s ‘Chapelwaite’: TV Review

Adrien Brody and Emily Hampshire star in Epix's 10-part adaptation of Stephen King's short story 'Jerusalem's Lot.'

‘Succession’ Adds Adrien Brody to Season 3 Cast

Succession‘s season three cast continues to impress. The Emmy-winning drama series has added Adrien Brody as the latest recurring guest star for its forthcoming season. The Oscar-winning The Pianist star will play Josh Aaronson, a billionaire activist investor who becomes pivotal in the battle for the ownership of Waystar. Production on the pandemic-delayed season is […]

AFM: Adrien Brody, Vera Farmiga Team for Mystery Thriller ‘The Salamander Lives Twice’

Adrien Brody and Vera Farmiga are set to headline Ant Timpson's mystery thriller The Salamander Lives Twice.