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How ‘1883,’ ‘The Gilded Age’ Production Designers Went Back in Time

'Bridgerton' and 'Ghosts' also brought historical eras to contemporary screens with the help of inventive production designers, who re-created locations ranging from Regency-era England to post-Civil War America.

Events of the Week: ‘Star Wars’ Celebration, ‘The Gilded Age’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Disney’s Star Wars Celebration, This Is Us’ finale and The Gilded Age. This Is Us finale event  The stars of This Is Us celebrated the end of their family drama with a finale event […]

Why Julian Fellowes Wanted to Disrupt ‘Downton Abbey’ in the Movie Sequel — and Where the Franchise Could Go Next

The future looks hopeful for Downton Abbey. After six seasons on television and one cinematic outing (2019’s Downton Abbey feature, which focused on a royal visit to the estate), the extended Grantham family above and below stairs is now forced to move with the times, as they were in 1928, for the movie’s sequel now […]

‘The Gilded Age’ Finale: Writers Talk Mrs. Russell’s “Ultimate Triumph” and Their Progress on Season 2

[This story contains major spoilers from the finale of HBO’s The Gilded Age season one.] Carrie Coon’s Bertha Russell emerged triumphant on Monday night’s finale of The Gilded Age, having enticed New York’s snobbish elites into attending her daughter’s debutante ball by ruthlessly leveraging her child’s friendship with a member of the old-money set. It […]

‘The Gilded Age’ Star Louisa Jacobson Shares Mom Meryl Streep’s “Embarrassing” Accent Habit

Actress Louisa Jacobson finds herself getting annoyed at her mom from time to time, even though she’s Meryl Streep. Jacobson, whose dad is sculptor Don Gummer and sisters are actresses Mamie Gummer and Grace Gummer, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday. During the visit, host Jimmy Kimmel wondered whether her mom, a three-time Oscar […]

Taissa Farmiga on ‘The Gilded Age’ and ‘The Nun’ Sequel Talks

[The following interview contains mild spoilers for The Gilded Age episode five.] Taissa Farmiga grew up on Ryan Murphy and Brad Fulchak’s FX horror series American Horror Story, but because of its anthology nature, she never got the chance to play the same character over the course of a multi-season arc. Nearly 11 years after […]

‘The Gilded Age’ Renewed for Season 2 at HBO

HBO is returning to the Gilded Age. The WarnerMedia-backed premium cable network has handed out a second-season renewal for Julian Fellowes’ The Gilded Age. The speedy pickup comes just three weeks after the New York-set period drama launched following nearly a decade of development that started at NBC. “Julian Fellowes and the entire Gilded Age […]

Inside the Long Journey to Get ‘The Gilded Age’ to the Screen

In mid-March of 2020, The Gilded Age was just five days away from its first day of shooting when production shut down due to the burgeoning COVID-19 pandemic. As the show stopped before it really ever got started, writer and creator Julian Fellowes thought the virus “might be the death knell” for the project. COVID […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: Julian Fellowes on His ‘Downton Abbey’ Follow-Up ‘The Gilded Age’

Welcome to the 152nd episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’: TV Review

'Downton Abbey' creator Julian Fellowes turns his eye from British opulence to New York City circa 1882 for a look at America's empire-on-the-rise starring Carrie Coon, Christine Baranski and Cynthia Nixon.

This Week in TV: ‘Ozark,’ ‘The Gilded Age,’ ‘Promised Land’

The end begins for one of Netflix’s more popular series when Ozark debuts the first half of its final season this week. Also on tap are a (very) long in the works HBO series, the return of Billions (minus a key figure) to Showtime and a family drama centering Latinx characters on ABC. Below is The […]

Carrie Coon on ‘The Nest,’ Unanswered ‘The Leftovers’ Questions and Surreal ‘Ghostbusters’ Casting

Carrie Coon discusses the theater-like quality of working with Jude Law on 'The Nest.' She also reflects on the unanswered 'The Leftovers' questions and looks ahead to her surreal experience on 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife.'