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Critic’s Notebook: Bleak Series Finale Brings ‘Barry’ to a Satisfyingly Unsatisfying Close

The final episode of Bill Hader and Alec Berg's hitman dramedy finally gives its character the hero's journey he's been reaching for this whole time. Sort of.

Henry Winkler on That ‘Barry’ Series Finale Shocker: “I Was Speechless”

[This story contains major spoilers from the series finale of Barry, “Wow.”] In the end, it wasn’t the Chechen mob or the FBI who finally took down the outlaw assassin Barry Berkman; it was (second spoiler warning!) Henry Winkler’s Gene M. Cousineau.  Of course, Cousineau thought he had already done this when he set up […]

Bill Hader Says Larry David Told Him That ‘Barry’ Should Have Ended With Season 3’s Pivotal Moment

Bill Hader’s Emmy-winning HBO series Barry is airing its fourth and final season, but it sounds like Larry David felt that last year would have been a pretty good time to end the show. During a preview clip from Hader’s appearance on a new episode of the Conan Needs a Friend podcast that is released […]

Bill Hader on That ‘Barry’ Time Jump and Shadowing the ‘Better Call Saul’ Writers

[This story contains spoilers for Barry season four, episode five, “Tricky Legacies.”] Barry star Bill Hader didn’t care how Barry and Sally got to where they were going; his only concern was that they were there.  Written and directed by Hader, the fifth episode of Barry’s final season confirms that the ending of episode four […]

‘Barry’ Star Sarah Goldberg on Sally’s Point of No Return: “It’s the Final Nail in the Coffin”

[This story contains spoilers for Barry season four, episode four, “It Takes a Psycho.”] For Sally Reed, it’s all or nothing. Now that the first half of Barry’s final season is in the books, Sarah Goldberg is looking back on the events that led to Sally’s shocking decision to go on the run with Barry, […]

Bill Hader Says He Will Not Sign ‘Star Wars’ Merchandise: “Autograph People Don’t Like Me”

Bill Hader is opening up about what initially led him to stop giving autographs on Star Wars merchandise. The Barry actor, who is credited as a voice consultant for droid BB-8 with comedian Ben Schwartz in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, told Josh Horowitz on a recent episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast that “Autograph people […]

Bill Hader Wants to Direct Movies in His Post-‘Barry’ Future, Has “Ideas That I’m Knocking Around”

With Barry‘s fourth and final season now in the can and starting to roll out on HBO, Bill Hader has his sights set on the next goal: directing a movie. “I would do a feature, for sure. [Barry writer and co-executive producer] Duffy Boudreau and I have written something, but there’s also things that I’ve […]

‘Barry’ Star Henry Winkler on That Poor Judgment in Final Season Opener: “Gene Is an A**hole”

[This story contains spoilers for the first two episodes of Barry season four.] Justice just wasn’t enough for Gene Cousineau.  In the season three finale of Barry, Henry Winkler’s character and Jim Moss (Robert Wisdom) had Barry Berkman (Bill Hader) dead to rights for the attempted murder of Moss, as well as his previous murder […]

‘Barry’ Season 4 Review: HBO’s Bill Hader Dramedy Wraps With Its Most Thrilling and Ambitious Moves Yet

Everyone's favorite hitman-turned-actor continues looking for his fresh start in the final season of the pitch-dark series by Hader and Alec Berg.

‘Barry’ Season 4 Official Trailer Gives a Dire Look at Final Season

The official trailer for the fourth and final season of HBO’s Barry shows Bill Hader’s hitman in prison and seeking redemption while those he left behind struggle with the impact of his murderous past. The Emmy-winning comedy debuts the first two of its eight final episodes Sunday, April 16. “It’s been an amazing journey making […]

HBO’s ‘Barry’ Ending With Season 4

First Succession and now Barry. The upcoming fourth season of HBO’s Bill Hader comedy series Barry will be its last, the Warner Bros. Discovery-backed cabler announced Tuesday. The final season will consist of eight episodes and debut April 16. Season four of Barry was confirmed in May 2022, when the award-winning comedy series returned for […]

DGA Awards: Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan Take Top Honor for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ 

The Directors Guild of America revealed its winners for the 2023 DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles Saturday night, with Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan taking home the top prize for Everything Everywhere All at Once. To kick off the ceremony, Lesli Linka Glatter, the DGA’s president, offered welcome remarks before […]