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Sundance: Amazon Acquires Alan Ball Drama ‘Uncle Frank’

Amazon Studios has picked up Alan Ball's family drama 'Uncle Frank' from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

‘Uncle Frank’: Film Review | Sundance 2020

Paul Bettany stars as the title character opposite Sophia Lillis as his adoring niece in writer-director Alan Ball's second feature, 'Uncle Frank.'

Benedict Cumberbatch Could’ve Starred in ‘True Blood’

Ten years after its premiere, creator Alan Ball revealed behind-the-scenes details from 'True Blood.'

‘Here and Now,’ Starring Tim Robbins, Canceled at HBO

The Alan Ball drama was a little-watched critical misfire and will not return for a second season.

Alan Ball Opens Up About Exploring the Meaning of Life With HBO’s ‘Here and Now’

The prolific showrunner talks with THR about returning to family drama (albeit with a mystical element) after 'True Blood' and 'Six Feet Under.'

How HBO’s ‘Here and Now’ Reflects Multicultural America

Alan Ball's new drama, bowing Sunday, follows a family of children adopted from three different countries who were raised by white parents in Portland, along with a Muslim family from the same city.

‘Here and Now’: TV Review

There's potential inside Alan Ball's new HBO drama with Holly Hunter and Tim Robbins, 'Here and Now,' but it needs to get past the hot-mess family presentation and make up its mind about what kind of…

Hollywood Reacts to Nelsan Ellis’ Death

The 'True Blood' and 'Get on Up' star died Saturday of complications from heart failure.

HBO’s Alan Ball Drama Adds Pair to Cast

Joe Williamson and Andy Bean join the straight-to-series drama starring Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter.

Tim Robbins to Star in HBO’s Alan Ball Family Drama

'The Brink' alum returns to the cable network, joining fellow Academy Award winner Holly Hunter in the series.

Holly Hunter to Star in HBO’s Alan Ball Family Drama

The straight-to-series drama focuses on a multiracial family.

Family Drama From Alan Ball Goes Straight to Series at HBO

The untitled drama is the first project to come from the 'Six Feet Under' and 'True Blood' creator's new two-year deal with the premium cable network.