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‘I was absolutely terrified of Olivia’: Sydney Sweeney on her White Lotus character

The breakout star of the hit HBO show talks her new erotic thriller, on-screen nudity and the pitfalls of social mediaI typically heard two reactions from people who watched The White Lotus this summer: one, that they were obsessed with the HBO show, a breakout hit about a cursed week at a Hawaiian resort. Two, […]

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‘Mare of Easttown’ Evolves HBO’s ‘True Detective’ Model, and Proves Why Season 4 Can Wait

Stop me when you can name the HBO drama matching the below description:An investigator plagued by the past has to get to the bottom of a pivotal case in order to save the day — and themselves.Did you guess “The Outsider”? Maybe “The Night Of”? Perhaps you thought of “Sharp Objects,” or even “Perry Mason”? […]

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‘State of the Union’ Season 2 Ordered at SundanceTV, Short-Form Emmy Winner Sets New Cast

“State of the Union,” the Emmy-winning short-form comedy series created by Nick Hornby, will return for Season 2 later in the year.SundanceTV, which premiered the first season of the show in May 2019, announced that Hornby and director Stephen Frears will reunite for the show’s upcoming sophomore season. Brendan Gleeson (“In Bruges”), Patricia Clarkson (“Sharp […]

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‘Sharp Objects’ Announced Eliza Scanlen as a Dark Force, but in ‘Babyteeth’ a Star Is Born

Eliza Scanlen likes dark places. She was a victim of Munchausen syndrome by proxy who turned into a cunning serial killer in HBO’s “Sharp Objects;” the terminally ill Beth March in “Little Women,” and now can be seen as a teenage cancer patient in “Babyteeth.” At 21, Scanlen takes on characters who find transformative, sometimes […]

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‘Babyteeth’ Trailer: ‘Sharp Objects’ Breakout Eliza Scanlen Plays a Cancer Patient Falling for a Drug Dealer

Australian actress Eliza Scanlen made a powerful impression two years ago for her turn in the sweaty, southern gothic HBO miniseries “Sharp Objects” as Amy Adams’ rollerskating, teenaged sister. She did it again in 2019 as Beth March in Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women.” Finally, the 21-year-old rising star has a vehicle of her own with […]

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Emmy Season 2019 Looms, and the Limited Series Competition Is Fierce

With Emmy Award nomination voting getting underway in a matter of days, the race is beginning in earnest, and this year’s liveliest battle may be found in the limited series categories, where a bevy of Oscar winners and former nominees fight it out to see who will reign supreme come September.Patricia Arquette, who starred in […]

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How Cinematographer Yves Bélanger Discovered the Power of Underexposure on ‘Sharp Objects’

Early in prep, director Jean-Marc Vallée kept telling his go-to cinematographer, Yves Bélanger, to go darker and darker on their HBO psychological thriller, “Sharp Objects,” by underexposing the light. It was a new experience for Bélanger, but a pivotal one, which opened his eyes to a new aesthetic on the miniseries from showrunner Marti Noxon […]

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First ‘Euphoria’ Trailer Reveals HBO’s Trippy Teen Drama

HBO has released the first full-length trailer for Euphoria, the ensemble teen drama headlined by Zendaya (Spider-Man: Far From Home), Maude Apatow (Girls), and Sydney Sweeney (Sharp Objects). Created by Sam Levinson and based on the Israeli series of the same name, the series follows a crew of high schoolers as they navigate the high-highs […]

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