Alan Ball is partnering with Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films for an HBO movie based on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Variety reports.
The nonfiction book, published in February, focuses on Lacks, a mother of five who died from cervical cancer in 1951 and whose cancerous cells were used for...
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With networks set to announce their fall TV lineups next week, TVGuide.com has the scoop on which pilots stand the best chance of flourishing next season. From medical dramas and romantic comedies to spies and Shatner, here's our take on 14 solid bets for the fall:
Michael Steger is going from 90210's resident geek to True Blood's hot hooker.
The 29-year-old actor will guest-star in one episode of the HBO vampire series in Season 3, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He will play...
James Gandolfini is producing a comedy that may bring the Sopranos star back to HBO, Variety reports.
The 48-year-old three-time Emmy winner is considering starring in the channel's planned adaptation of the French-Canadian series...
In this eighth installment of The Pacific, Sgt. John Basilone tires of being a pencil-pushing war hero and returns to Camp Pendleton to train a new batch of Marines. While there, he falls in love with Sgt. Lena Riggi, who initially resists his charms. Although much of the episode is devoted to the couple's courtship, eventual marriage, and Basilone's decision to re-enlist, the hour culminates in yet another masterfully shot battle sequence as Basilone leads his trainees into combat on Iwo Jima...
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Curb Your Enthusiasm has been renewed for an eighth season, HBO announced Tuesday.
"After much soul searching — and by the way, it was nowhere to be found — I have decided to do another season of Curb," creator Larry David said in a statement. "I look forward to the end of shooting, when I can once again resume the hunt for my elusive soul. I know it's ...
In this episode of The Pacific, Leckie, Sledge & Co. continue fighting on Peleliu. Suffering in the extreme heat with little drinking water, the men attempt to move across a dangerous airfield while facing constant fire from entrenched Japanese soldiers in the hills. Meanwhile, Sid Phillips visits Sledge's parents back in Alabama to assure them their son is going to be fine...
When Treme co-creator David Simon approached Khandi Alexander for his new HBO drama, she didn't even have to read the script.
"I said, 'It doesn't even matter what it is, I'm in," Alexander tells TVGuide.com. "It was just the opportunity to work with David again. To be in the company of someone you feel so comfortable with creatively and personally, there was no second guessing. It was a yes before I read the material."
Treme overcomes tragedy, on-screen and off
So Alexander, who played a drug addict in Simon's Emmy-winning HBO miniseries The Corner, was even more thrilled when she saw just what Simon and co-creator Eric Overmyer were up to with their look at post-Katrina New Orleans...