House of the Dragon, HBO’s much-hyped Game of Thrones prequel show, has just secured three more lead actors.
Matt Smith (Doctor Who, The Crown), Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One), and Emma D’Arcy (Truth Seekers) are about to take a trip to Westeros to star in a story set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. Read on for details about which characters they’ll be playing.
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Posted on Friday, September 9th, 2016 by Fred Topel
Fans of Max Allan Collins have enjoyed a dozen stories of Quarry, the Vietnam veteran who becomes a hit man in the ’70s, with another on the way. This fall, they can see the charater come to life in their own homes with Cinemax’s new series Quarry. Logan-Marshall Green plays Mac Conway, dubbed Quarry by the gangster who blackmails him into meeting him at a rock quarry to take his assignments. Mac wants a peaceful life with his wife Joni (Jodi Balfour) but pressures of the war, and kidnapping attempts made on Joni, make that difficult.
Michael D. Fuller and Graham Gordy created Quarry with veteran TV director Greg Yaitanes running the show and directing the first season’s eight episodes. Yaitanes also ran Banshee for Cinemax and his directing credits include shows like Lost, Heroes, and Alias. I spoke with Yaitanes by phone from the set of an episode of Underground to discuss Quarry as well as his developing Discovery Channel series Manifesto, the first season of which will tell the story off Unabomber Ted Kaczynski. Read More »