halo tv show update

During his executive session at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Showtime President of Entertainment Gary Levine announced that production on the network’s Halo TV series will begin in Budapest this fall, to air in early 2021. After the session, Levine stuck around to speak with reporters, so we were able to ask him even more Halo questions.

Find out Showtime’s goal for the level of violence on Halo, whether we’ll ever see star Pablo Schrieber’s face while he’s playing Master Chief, and how the series will navigate the canon of the Halo world. Read More »

Halo TV show cast

Showtime’s Halo TV series hit a snag at the end of last year when Rupert Wyatt departed the project as director. Today at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Showtime executive Gary Levine made some Halo announcements and took our questions, indicating that the Halo series is very much on track. 

Find out when Halo goes into production, when we can see it, what has changed since Wyatt left, and who has been cast alongside Pablo Schreiber‘s Master Chief. Read More »

on becoming a god in central florida trailer

When you’ve got Kirsten Dunst in a black comedy coming to cable television, you know you’ve struck gold. And striking gold is exactly what Dunst’s character aims to do in On Becoming a God in Central Florida, a dark comedy series about a low-wage waterpark employee cons her way up through the ranks of a pyramid scheme in order to achieve her American Dream. Watch the On Becoming a God in Central Florida trailer below.

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the loudest voice trailer

Roger Ailes is a name that lives on in infamy, in part because of his creation of the fear-mongering punditry machine that is Fox News, but also because of the sexual assault accusations that ended his career. Now Showtime will give us seven episodes of Ailes’ rise and fall in an upcoming series led by A-list stars including Russell Crowe, Naomi Watts,  Sienna Miller, Seth MacFarlane, Simon McBurney, andAnnabelle Wallis. Watch the new The Loudest Voice trailer below.

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halo showrunner

The history of a Halo adaptation is rife with stops and starts, but it seems as if Showtime is finally going to bring the popular video game to the small screen – and they’ve hired a second showrunner to do it.

Steven Kane (TNT’s The Last Ship) is joining original showrunner Kyle Killen to tackle the premium channel’s “most ambitious series ever,” and you can read on to learn why this show requires two people to lead the charge.
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kidding episode 1

You don’t have to wait five more days for the reunion of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind collaborators Jim Carrey and Michel Gondry. The first episode of their new Showtime series, Kidding, is now available to watch in its entirety on YouTube.

The black comedy about a Mr. Rogers-esque figure (Jim Carrey) who has a mental breakdown amid a personal crisis and the crushing pressure of the social media era, Kidding is a blacker-than-black comedy created by Dave Holstein, directed by Gondry, and starring Carrey, Catherine Keener, Judy Greer, and Frank Langella.

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homeland ending

For a few years, Homeland fans knew that future seasons were guaranteed. Even before season 6 aired, Showtime renewed it for seasons 7 and 8. With season 8 is coming next year, the decision to keep the show going or end it had to be made.

Speaking in front of the Television Critics Association on Monday, Showtime CEO David Nevins announced that the decision had been made. Homeland‘s eighth season will mark the end of the series.

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gal gadot hedy lamarr series

Gal Gadot knows a thing or two about being judged by her looks before her ability. So it’s fitting that she will be playing a Hollywood icon whose entire legacy is defined by just that. The Wonder Woman star may play a real-life Wonder Woman, Hedy Lamarr, in a Showtime limited series from the creator of The Affair.

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who is america joe arpaio clip

Who is America? may be hit or miss when it comes to the quality of its episodes, but at least its viral clips always provide us a good, righteous laugh. This time around, the subject is disgraced former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose racist, anti-illegal immigrants antics were so heinous that he received a federal criminal conviction — until he was pardoned by his good friend, President Donald Trump. Arpaio was never brought to court for his crimes of racial profiling and contempt of court.

In swoops Sacha Baron Cohen, posing as an outrageous, orange-haired YouTuber from Finland, to humiliate Arpaio for us, in place of actual legal justice. In a spoof of the ubiquitous “unboxing” videos that are inexplicably a huge genre in the YouTube community, Baron Cohen manages to get Arpaio to yell about gun control to a toy donut and admit that he would probably accept a blowjob from Trump. All in a good day’s work.

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sacha baron cohen victims

Nothing says a new Sacha Baron Cohen show like a slew of outraged conservative figures crying “victim” after being duped by the comedian/actor. And the number of Sacha Baron Cohen victims is starting to balloon as we get closer to the premiere of his Showtime comedy interview series Who is America? 

But of course, it’s not Baron Cohen who is doing the duping. It’s a person named Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick, Jr., a “United Parcel veteran” who has nothing to do with Baron Cohen whatsoever. Though their bone structures look oddly similar.

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