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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Wins the Best Limited Series Emmy — the First Streaming Series to Top the Category

At the time of last year’s Emmys ceremony, a seven-episode literary adaptation about the tumultuous life of a fictional chess prodigy might not have been an obvious awards mainstay. Yet, after a year when “The Queen’s Gambit” never really waned in its quest for TV’s highest prize, the Netflix show finished its calendar-spanning run by […]

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Emmy Predictions: Best Limited Series — Was It ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ All Along?

Last Year’s Winner: “Watchmen”Still Eligible: No.Hot Streak: Repeat winners aren’t the norm in Limited Series, and while they do happen, it’s more common to see networks go on hot streaks — albeit brief ones. Currently, HBO has won the Best Limited Series category in back-to-back years, first for “Chernobyl” and then for “Watchmen.” The premium […]

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‘Boiling Point’ Director on Capturing the ‘Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Stress’ of High-End Kitchens With His Stephen Graham Film

After some amuse bouche shorts and a pair of features as a starter, Philip Barantini is hungry for the main course.The actor-turned-director spent over two decades in front of the camera (you may recognize him from heavyweight HBO series “Band of Brothers” and “Chernobyl”), but has now developed a serious taste and talent for directing […]

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‘Chernobyl,’ ‘Friday Night Dinner’ Star Paul Ritter Dies at 54

British actor Paul Ritter, whose credits include HBO/Sky drama “Chernobyl” and Channel 4 comedy “Friday Night Dinner,” has died of a brain tumor. He was 54.“It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night,” Ritter’s agent said. “He died peacefully at home with his wife Polly and sons Frank […]

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Jessie Buckley on Covid filming: ‘The world’s greatest love scene – and we couldn’t touch!’

From Chernobyl to Beast, the Irish star has become the go-to for challenging roles. Now she’s joining Josh O’Connor in Romeo & Juliet – shot in an empty National TheatreThough it’s meant to be a one-on-one interview, and government rules prohibit group gatherings, Jessie Buckley has brought along a companion when we meet by the […]

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‘The Last Of Us’: HBO Taps ‘Beanpole’ Filmmaker To Direct TV Adaptation Pilot

The upcoming HBO series adaptation of “The Last of Us” just got a whole lot bleaker. “Beanpole” director Kantemir Balagov has reportedly been tapped to direct the pilot for the upcoming adaptation of the popular post-apocalyptical adventure game.Read More: Sony Pictures CEO Teases A Wave of New PlayStation Film & TV Projects Beyond ‘Uncharted’ & […]

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HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ Loses ‘Chernobyl’ Director, Hires ‘Beanpole’ Filmmaker as Replacement

HBO’s highly anticipated television adaptation of the mega-hit video game The Last of Us has made a change behind the camera. Johan Renck, the Chernobyl and Breaking Bad director who was previously hired to helm the pilot for this series, apparently had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. Now a new report says […]

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‘The Spaceman of Bohemia’ Will Unite the Director of ‘Chernobyl’ With Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is heading to space in his next Netflix movie. But despite its somewhat goofy title, The Spaceman of Bohemia will not be a comedy like Hubie Halloween, Murder Mystery, or The Ridiculous 6. Instead, it’s a drama that’s being directed by Johan Renck, the filmmaker behind HBO’s excellent, ultra-serious limited series Chernobyl. Talk […]

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Hildur Guonadottir, Nicholas Britell Win Top Honors at World Soundtrack Awards

Hildur Guðnadóttir and Nicholas Britell took top honors at the 20th World Soundtrack Awards on Saturday during the Ghent Film Festival.Iceland-born, Berlin-based Guðnadóttir was named Film Composer of the Year for her Oscar-winning score for “Joker.” She won last year’s TV Composer of the Year for her Emmy-winning score for the HBO series “Chernobyl.”American composer […]

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‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Takes Donald Trump to Task, Compares Him to Doctor Manhattan

Donald Trump isn’t an omnipotent being with superpowers, and he definitely wasn’t portrayed by Emmy winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in a critically acclaimed HBO series, but there are still similarities to be found between the current president and “Watchmen’s” Doctor Manhattan — if your mind is as creative and clever as “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s.In […]

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