Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal Return to the War on Terror with HBO, 'Serial'

Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal Return to the War on Terror with HBO, 'Serial' Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal are back in the headlines—three years after the debut of their controversial portrait of the hunt for Osama bin Laden, "Zero Dark Thirty"—with ...

Kathryn Bigelow Is Teaming Up With Somali Rapper K'naan To Develop a Jihadi Recruitment Drama for HBO

Kathryn Bigelow Is Teaming Up With Somali Rapper K'naan To Develop a Jihadi Recruitment Drama for HBO Kathryn Bigelow has found her next project, and yes, it's about America's complicated relationship with terrorism. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the director has signed on to develop The ...

Kathryn Bigelow To Produce HBO Series

Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow is set to executive produce HBO's potential series "The Recruiters". Set in Minnesota, the drama "will draw open an iron curtain behind which viewers will see ...

HBO Buys Comedy Spec By Paul Simms

Exclusive: HBO has bought 44th Street, a Broadway-themed single-camera comedy from NewsRadio creator Paul Simms. It centers on two veteran theatre actors struggle to find success amidst a world of ...

Will Kathryn Bigelow Hunt Bin Laden in Untitled Black-Ops Thriller?

Update: Mark Boal‘s reps told The Playlist these reports are untrue. They either want this project to stay secret, or we really won’t be seeing Bin Laden in Bigelow’s upcoming film. Oscar-winning The ...

HBO Passes on Kathryn Bigelow's Pilot

After HBO passed last year on the promising-sounding Sarah Michelle Gellar/Adam Scott family drama The Wonderful Maladys, centered around a neurotic New York clan, you'd think people would get the ...

'Miraculous Year' Not Going Forward At HBO

Exclusive: HBO has opted not to proceed with John Logan's hourlong pilot The Miraculous Year, which was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. I hear that the appeal of the project -- an exploration into a ...

Beyond 'Fame'

Erik Altemus made a critical decision when, in the eighth grade, he transferred to the Orange County High School of the Arts. Prior to attending the Southern California performing arts school, he went ...

Wish You Were Here Location Scouting With Us! Xoxo, Kathryn Bigelow

Wish You Were Here Location Scouting With Us! Xoxo, Kathryn Bigelow Kathryn Bigelow hasn't really given herself any time off after surviving the arduous awards season gauntlet that netted her the Best Director Oscar: She sprung almost immediately into action to helm ...

Eddie Redmayne continues to take over the world, joins My Week With Marilyn

Apparently we are about to see the rise of a new actor, as Brit thespian Eddie Redmayne has nabbed up yet another role. After narrowly missing out on the lead role in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming War ...

Eddie Redmayne Joins My Week With Marilyn

Eddie Redmayne (HBO’s upcoming The Miraculous Year) has been cast in the Marilyn Monroe biopic My Week With Marilyn. Helmed by veteran television director Simon Curtis, the film is based in part on ...

Jonathan Demme To Direct Episodes Of HBO's New Mike White Series 'Enlightened'

Exclusive: There is a saying that you've got to be an Oscar winner to get to direct an HBO pilot these days: look at Martin Scorsese (Boardwalk Empire), Alexander Payne (Hung), Bill Condon (Tilda) and ...

Susan Sarandon signs on for new HBO pilot

HollywoodNews.com: Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon has reportedly signed up for the pilot of new HBO show ‘The Miraculous Year.’ The 63 year-old will take on the role of Patty Atwood, who is the ...

Channel Surfing: Damages Season Four Details, Susan Sarandon Gets Miraculous, Rtd Teases Torchwood, Fringe, and More

Welcome to your Tuesday morning television briefing. Now that the ink has dried on Damages's DirecTV deal, Entertainment Weekly's Michael Ausiello talks to executive producers Todd A. Kessler, Glenn ...

HBO and Showtime Land Even More Big Names

Neither a show that tries to make cancer funny, nor a show about Broadway hold much appeal for me - but hey, maybe y'all are masochists. So first up in today's big name news, Liam Neeson has joined ...

HBO Signs Sarandon Up for a “Year”

HBO’s “The Miraculous Year” is piling on an already star-studded cast, adding Susan Sarandon. Sarandon will play Patty Atwood, the “director/choreographer of the play-within-the-show.” Earlier this ...

'Mad Men' ratings up a little, Paula Abdul opens 'Got to Dance' auditions

Have a good (and good for you!) helping of TV news as you wind down your workday ... Ratings for Sunday's (July 25) season premiere of "Mad Men" improved slightly on the show's debut numbers from ...

HBO's The Miraculous Year Lands Susan Sarandon

Oscar winner (and ping-pong bar owner) Susan Sarandon is joining the cast of HBO's new pilot The Miraculous Year. The pilot centers on Terry Segal, a Broadway composer with a self-destructive streak, ...

Susan Sarandon headed to HBO

HollywoodNews.com: HBO is grabbing another star for their Broadway-themed pilot ‘The Miraculous Year.’ Susan Sarandon is reportedly going to have a recurring role on the show as a director and ...

Susan Sarandon In HBO 'Miraculous Year'

Susan Sarandon is the latest addition to the pilot from writer John Logan and director Kathryn Bigelow. She is among several actors tapped for guest-staring/potential recurring roles on the pilot ...

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