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Emmy Watch: How ‘The Undoing’ Director Susanne Bier Delivered HBO’s Record-Setting Juggernaut

[Editor’s Note: The following piece contains spoilers for “The Undoing,” including the ending.]Susanne Bier is in demand. HBO reached out to “The Night Manager” Emmy-winner to direct the limited series “The Undoing”; she didn’t have to pitch. That’s not just because she’s a sought-after filmmaker — and because experienced women directors are a prize get […]

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Elizabeth Olsen To Star In ‘Love And Death’ Series From ‘Big Little Lies’ Creator & HBO Max

Elizabeth Olsen is no stranger to starring in a TV series. But it’s safe to say that none of her previous TV work compares to the reception she got for her most recent outing, “WandaVision,” which became a cultural phenomenon earlier this year. Well, it appears the actress is ready to venture back to the […]

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‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Series From David E. Kelley and Starring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Pulls Up at Netflix

Netflix is taking the wheel on a new The Lincoln Lawyer series. The streaming giant announced a series order for The Lincoln Lawyer series adaptation from executive producer and writer David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies), who will be penning the Manuel Garcia-Rulfo-starring series with showrunner Ted Humphrey (Wisdom of the Crowd). Hot off his […]

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The Dry: the ‘devastating imagery’ bringing Jane Harper’s bestseller to the big screen

An Eric Bana-starring adaptation drops noir twists into a fly-blown regional Australia, as it buckles under the impacts of climate changeReleased in 2016, Jane Harper’s debut novel, The Dry, evoked a sense of sundried desperation and El Niño-inspired unease that felt as familiar to many Australian readers as the book’s genre trappings.The book hadn’t even […]

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HBO Touts ‘The Undoing’ as First Original Series to Grow Ratings Each Week

“The Undoing” finale was the television event of the year so far for HBO. The premium cabler’s parent company announced the show’s Nov. 29 finale drew the biggest audience for an HBO series since July 2019.WarnerMedia stated that “The Undoing” finale garnered 3 million viewers across all platforms, which makes the show the most-watched night […]

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‘Big Sky’ Review: Tunnel Vision Clouds David E. Kelley’s Dim and Gritty Return to Broadcast TV

Having first conquered the ’90s-era TV procedural and then scaled the mountain of prestige TV, David E. Kelley is now back at broadcast. And despite what you may assume, his return isn’t at all related to the “Big Little Lies” and “Goliath” writer struggling to recapture whatever magic he once had, hoping to cash in […]

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Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn’s Body-Swap Thriller ‘Freaky’ Sets Release, Debuts Trailer

Universal Pictures has set a release date “Freaky,” a body-swap serial killer comedy starring Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn, and dropped a new trailer. The movie will debut in theaters on Friday, Nov. 13.Newton, whose credits include “Blockers” and “Big Little Lies,” will portray 17-year-old Millie who’s trying to survive the bloodthirsty halls of high […]

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‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ Adds Luke Evans Alongside Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy

Luke Evans is the latest actor to join the Nine Perfect Strangers cast. The new Hulu series is a dark, gritty reboot of the classic sitcom Perfect Strangers, and Evans is set to play Cousin Balki. Oh, no, my mistake. Nine Perfect Strangers is actually a new thriller based on the book by Liane Moriarty, […]

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