Mad Men’s Bob Benson to escape meme fame as a series regular on HBO’s Watchmen

James Wolk has been in a lot of things. The guy’s had roles in Billions, Shameless, Political Animals, Zoo, and something called Tell Me A Story that mixes fairy tales with Trump (don’t ask). But no one associates his name with those shows. Instead, Wolk’s career has been linked to three small words, the now-universal…

Watchmen co-creator Dave Gibbons specifically says HBO's version is an "alternative reality"

Damon Lindelof has said that the Watchmen TV show he’s making for HBO is a “remixed” version of the story rather than a direct adaptation or sequel, but that always seemed like code for “we’re telling a Watchmen story but please don’t get mad at us for changing things.” That being said, some set photos indicated that…

Watchmen set photos include some surprising reveals for HBO's TV version  

HBO has been very secretive about its Watchmen TV adaptation/sequel thing, with Damon Lindelof noting in a very lengthy Instagram post that it will be more of a “remixed” take than anything else, but some set photos obtained by /Film seem to have revealed a whole lot about the project. Like, so much so that it might…

Dear Watchmen fans: Damon Lindelof is sorry (but also please watch his show)

It’s been almost a year since HBO cheerfully waded into the world of comic book sacrilege, announcing that it was working with The Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof on a TV adaptation of Alan Moore and David Gibbons’ Watchmen, still the sacred text for a certain breed of “comic books are art” fanatic. That’s enough time for…

The Leftovers’ Nicole Kassell to direct HBO’s Watchmen pilot

There will be a mini-Leftovers reunion on the set of HBO’s Watchmen series—according to The Hollywood Reporter, Nicole Kassell will direct the pilot episode of Damon Lindelof’s adaptation. She will also executive produce the series, which has no start or release date yet, along with Lindelof’s WBTV-based White Rabbit …

Enjoy this Talking With Chris Hardwick clip about Damon Lindelof meeting Tom Cruise

We recently reported that @Midnight, the Comedy Central quiz-and-hashtags show hosted by Chris Hardwick, is coming to an end. While that may be a source of sadness—or relief, who knows, perhaps you agree with Hardwick, who thinks it has run its course—fear not: Now the Nerdist creator and stand-up is taking his…

Damon Lindelof says Justin Theroux will get naked if The Leftovers gets an Emmy

Today is the last day of Emmy voting, so people who work on TV shows are pulling out all the stops in order to try and secure a nomination. Very few are as serious about it as The Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof, though, as he has spent the evening posting memes on his Instagram about why members of the Television Academy…

In an otherworldly The Leftovers, Kevin fulfills his purpose but loses his heart

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The final season of The Leftovers wouldn’t have been complete without another visit to the other side, the terrifying, exhilarating alternate reality first introduced in season two’s “International Assassin.” Kevin Garvey’s adventures in the beyond lead the show to some of its most arresting visuals and storytelling…

The Leftovers’ Matt Jamison faces off with a terrifying impostor and a stubborn old foe

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In 1995, Neale Donald Walsch published the first book in his best-selling Conversations With God series, which chronicles what Walsch says are the transcripts of literal conversations between himself and a disembodied voice that began speaking to him after he wrote an angry letter to God. The series has since spawned…

Kevin and Nora come to a fork in the road in an emotional Leftovers

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In an interview with Vulture, Damon Lindelof described The Leftovers as a love story, with the relationship between Kevin Garvey and Nora Durst as its core. The phrase “love story” is almost always misleading, as it suggests something akin to a fairy tale when no one’s actual love story plays out that way. It’s…

Nora reveals the emotional scars underneath her cast in another terrific Leftovers

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The Leftovers might be television’s most beautifully realized show. Whether or not you like what the show is doing, there’s no disputing that it’s doing that thing as bravely and creatively as that thing can be done. There seems to be no stone unturned, no concept unexplored, no idea to small or weird to play around…

The Leftovers returns in all its weird, wonderful, beautiful, terrifying glory

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“The Book Of Kevin” makes a compelling case in favor of artfully misleading trailers. All of the promos for the final season of The Leftovers have leaned heavily on the piece of this remarkably vast story in which Kevin and Nora relocate to Australia. What a relief, then, to see the season premiere pick up exactly…

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