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Pedro Pascal Can’t Kill a ‘Last of Us’ Clicker in ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo

Pedro Pascal confronts a familiar visitor in the first promo for his upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. The actor, currently starring on HBO’s The Last of Us, is set for his hosting debut on the NBC comedy show’s Feb. 4 episode. Coldplay will join, marking their seventh appearance as musical guest. During the spot, […]

Jerrod Carmichael to Star in HBO Docuseries

Jerrod Carmichael will shift gears a little with his next HBO project. The comedian and Golden Globes host will star in and executive produce a “comedy documentary series” following his personal life. The show’s description brings to mind the low-key vibe of HBO’s How To With John Wilson: It will follow Carmichael “through encounters with […]

Misha Green to Make Directorial Debut With Jurnee Smollett Thriller ‘Sunflower’

Lovecraft Country creator Misha Green is set to make her feature directorial debut with Sunflower, a thriller for Lionsgate set to star Jurnee Smollett. Green will write and helm the film about two women struggling to escape from a deranged college professor who holds them hostage on a remote sunflower farm. Green and Craig Flores […]

‘The Last of Us’ Creators Explain Episode 3’s Heartbreak Twists, Changes From Game

The Last of Us had its biggest deviation from its video game source material yet with a glorious detour that told the 20-year tale of apocalypse survivors Bill (Nick Offerman) and Frank (Murray Bartlett). In The Last of Us game, journeying heroes Joel (Pedro Pascal in the show) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey in the show) […]

‘The Stroll’ Review: A Story of Survival, Sisterhood and Erasure Told by the Trans Women of Color Who Lived It

Co-directors Kristen Lovell and Zackary Drucker trace the history of New York’s Meatpacking District and its overnight gentrification from sex-worker beat to well-heeled hipster precinct.

Nicole Kidman, Maya Erskine to Lead ‘Perfect Nanny’ Limited Series at HBO

Nicole Kidman is headed back to HBO. The Oscar and Emmy winner is set to star in and executive produce a thriller based on Leïla Slimani’s novel The Perfect Nanny. PEN15 co-creator Maya Erskine will also star and will write and executive produce. HBO outbid several other outlets to land the project with Legendary Entertainment […]

‘The Last of Us’ Renewed for Season 2 by HBO as Premiere Hits 22M Viewers

Not a surprise, but certainly marking a victory for HBO: The Last of Us has been renewed for a second season. The apocalyptic drama starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey has been a smash hit out of the gate. The series scored 97 percent positive reviews among critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Its premiere episode earlier […]

‘Succession’ Sets Season 4 Return Date, Family Warfare Continues in New Trailer

The Succession audience has been patiently waiting for news about when the Roy family drama will return, following the explosive season three finale that had everyone talking. Now, HBO has revealed the return date for season four to be March 26, and the new teaser trailer (below) reveals the potential consequences following the shocking betrayal […]

Martha Plimpton Enters ‘The Palace’ at HBO

HBO’s limited series The Palace has added a pair of Emmy winners to its team. Martha Plimpton has joined the cast of the drama, which is set in a decaying authoritarian regime. Behind the camera, Jessica Hobbs will direct episodes of the series and serve as a co-executive producer. Ordered to series in July 2022, […]

TV Ratings: ‘The Last of Us’ Scares Up Big Premiere

HBO’s The Last of Us got off to a strong start with viewers. The series based on the hit video game franchise — and co-created by the game’s architect, Neil Druckmann, and Craig Mazin — delivered 4.7 million cross-platform viewers on Sunday night, according to Nielsen and first-party data from HBO. That figure trails only House of […]

Park Chan-wook Praises Robert Downey Jr. for Remembering Every Crew Member on ‘Sympathizer’ Set: “He Gives Them Each a Pat on the Back”

Park Chan-wook is currently in production on the post-Vietnam War drama series The Sympathizer for HBO and A24, but with a weekend off, the Decision to Leave helmer made a decision to enter Saturday’s BAFTA Tea Party in Beverly Hills. Before he ducked into the ballroom, Park took a moment to speak to The Hollywood […]

‘The Last of Us’ Showrunner Explains Just How Real the Cordyceps Fungus Threat Is to Humans

[This story contains mild spoilers from episode one of The Last of Us.] So, great, do we really need to start worrying about our portobellos and shiitakes now, too? The Last of Us got underway Sunday night with an eerie cold open prologue that’s set on a talk show in 1963. An epidemiologist (played by […]