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J.J. Abrams’ ‘Demimonde’ Dead at HBO

As expected, Demimonde will not be moving forward at HBO. The series, which marked the first original created by J.J. Abrams since Fringe in 2008, has officially been passed over by the premium cable network following issues surrounding the show’s sprawling budget. Sources tell THR that Abrams made a last-ditch plea to HBO/HBO Max boss […]

‘Demimonde’ on the Bubble as Warner Bros. Discovery Puts Pressure on J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams’ Demimonde, the first show the prolific producer has written since Fringe in 2008, is on the bubble at HBO as sources say Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav is frustrated by the lack of output from Bad Robot’s $250 million overall deal. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the budget for HBO’s Demimonde […]

J.J. Abrams Taps Danielle Deadwyler to Star in HBO’s ‘Demimonde’

Four years after landing at HBO, J.J. Abrams’ Demimonde is finally coming into focus. Danielle Deadwyler has been cast as the lead in the HBO drama that marks the first series that the prolific writer, producer and director has created since Fox’s Fringe. Demimonde follows what happens after a woman is torn away from her […]

‘Overlook’ Hotel Drama From J.J. Abrams Being Shopped After HBO Max Pass

Overlook is on the move. Sources say HBO Max has passed on the J.J. Abrams-produced spinoff of sorts from The Shining, with the drama about the most famous haunted hotel in American fiction being shopped by producers Warner Bros. Television. The property, which is based on the iconic hotel featured in the 1977 novel by […]