Tag Archives: HBO

  • HBO’s ‘Project Greenlight’ Nabs ‘Dear White People’ Producer Effie Brown

    Nov 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Indie film vet Effie Brown has joined HBO’s revival of “Project Greenlight” in the role of producer and mentor to the winner of the filmmaking competition, reports Variety. Brown, whose most recent credit is the acclaimed comedy “Dear White People,” will guide the winning director through the process of getting a movie made on time […]

  • Niecy Nash on Playing a Lesbian: ‘You Do Know in Real Life I Like Boys Though’

    Nov 4, 14 by Cherie Saunders 4 Comments

    *Niecy Nash can thank her role as a geriatric nurse in HBO’s “Getting On” for her newest gig on Fox’s “The Mindy Project”…as a doctor who happens to be gay. “The producers of the show gave me a call,” Nash told us from the “Mindy” show’s set. “And we spent so much time talking about them […]

  • HBO Developing African American Comedy Series ‘Bros’

    Nov 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *HBO has set in motion a new comedy series titled “Bros,” which follows three African-American brothers — two straight, one gay and all very different — looking for love and happiness in Los Angeles. Written by Cory Jones, the project marks the first sale for director Anthony Hemingway (“Red Tails,” “The Wire,” Newsroom”) and producing […]

  • Berkeley Students Petition to Remove Bill Maher as Speaker

    Oct 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Bill Maher’s controversial comments about Islam has generated a movement at University of California, Berkeley to remove him as the December commencement speaker. The Change.org petition, which had amassed nearly 2,000 signatures by Monday afternoon, was generated by Marium Navid, a senator with the student government group Associated Students of the University of California, with […]

  • HBO’s ‘Mr Dynamite’ the Definitive James Brown Documentary? (Trailer)

    Oct 22, 14 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *Can you even count the number of James Brown specials you’ve seen in your lifetime? On Monday, Oct. 27, HBO will add another one to the mix…and it just might be the granddaddy, or rather godfather, of all JB documentaries. To make the case, here’s what HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown” has working […]

  • HBO Announces New Streaming Service; Should Netflix be Worried? (Watch)

    Oct 16, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Newsy) – HBO is joining the streaming world — and for real this time. The cable network has announced it will launch a stand-alone streaming service sometime next year. And this will be different than HBO Go, the steaming app HBO launched in 2010. HBO Go is only available to subscribers of cable services, but this new service will […]