Perhaps one of the most divisive talents working today is Lena Dunham. As the creator and star of Girls, she’s been responsible for creating some of the most oblivious, frivolous, petty characters on television. But there’s something that’s still very appealing about the show, and it has captured the attention of the masses, and seems to be the voice of a generation. And that’s likely why she was recruited for a little cameo in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.
The bad news is that Lena Dunham ended up on the cutting room floor of the sequel starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron, and we won’t be seeing her when the comedy arrives this summer. Thankfully, she shared a photo from behind the scenes that shows the scene she would have been part of, and it features her dressed as Joan of Arc, tied to a funeral pyre. See the Lena Dunham Neighbors 2 cameo photo after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 by Angie Han
Everyone has to grow up and move on sometime. Even the girls of Girls. HBO has officially announced it’s ending Lena Dunham‘s comedy after season six, in accordance with Dunham’s previously stated wishes. More on the Girls final season after the jump. Read More »
The new season of Girls is coming next February, and the full trailer has arrived, teasing what’s in store for these New Yorkers with the biggest first world problems you’ve ever seen. The trailer says “Girls grow up and grow apart, but friendship is forever complicated.” Though from the looks of this trailer, I don’t really see any evidence of any of Hannah (Lena Dunham), Marnie (Allison Williams), Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) growing up at all.
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Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 by Jacob Hall
HBO‘s Girls flew a little under the radar this past season. What was once one of the most talked-about shows on the air has just become another component of the larger television tapestry. By this point, HBO subscribers, HBO Now users, and people who use their parents’ HBO Go accounts know whether or not the frequently humiliating and brutally honest misadventures of Lena Dunham‘s Hannah Horvath are for them. The think pieces have slowed to a trickle.
But Girls will be Girls and it’s still perfectly good at doing what it does. It’s going to keep going as long as Dunham and her team have embarrassing and uncomfortably personal stories to recreate on screen. The first footage from season 5 has arrived and once again, Dunham showcases a shamelessness/fearlessness that is genuinely admirable.
You can watch the Girls season 5 teaser below.
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In a little over a month, the publicity machine is going to be in full swing as we lead up to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. You can bet that the entire cast and director J.J. Abrams will be making the rounds to morning news programs, late night talk shows, and pretty much everywhere else to help promote the movie that simply doesn’t need anymore promotion. But in the meantime, Abrams has gotten a round of questions from some movers and shakers in all sorts of entertainment, and they want answers.
Cloverfield star T.J. Miller, Girls creator Lena Dunham, Suicide Squad star Jared Leto, Netflix’s content acquisitions chief Ted Sarandos, even George Lucas himself and many more have tons of burning questions about The Force Awakens, Lost and just life in general. Abrams gives some pretty great answers for your entertainment. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 by Angie Han
We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink trying to figure out when Game of Thrones might come to an end, but that’s not the only HBO show eyeing the finish line. Girls, which enters Season 5 in 2016, is likely to end with Season 6, according to creator and star Lena Dunham. Read about the Girls Season 6 plan after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 by Angie Han
Don’t look for the upcoming fourth season of Girls to be the one where they grow up and become fully actualized, functional adults for good. If that ever happened it’d be the end of Girls, and HBO has just announced that the acclaimed comedy will be back for a fifth season. Get more details on the Girls Season 5 renewal after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 by Angie Han
“The plan is… there is no plan.” That’s Adam’s approach for dealing with Hannah’s move to Iowa in the latest Girls Season 4 trailer, but really it could be a tagline for the whole damn show. Though to be fair, even when these girls (and boys) do make plans, they have a way of going awry.
Case in point: Marnie’s decision to devote herself with music is going south as her partner proves less than committed, while Hannah’s choice to move to Iowa is throwing all of her relationships into disarray. Watch the new Girls Season 4 trailer after the jump. Read More »
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HBO has released the first official trailer for Season 4 of Lena Dunham‘s Girls. The new season picks up with Hannah having moved to Iowa where things look very different than New York City (this apparently involves house parties with blue mud-wrestling matches in kiddie pools). Of course, she hasn’t cut it off with Adam despite her mid-west move and Adam is having a self reflection and realizes he wants change.Oh, and Hannah is now addicted to eating grapes. Watch the Girls Season 4 trailer embedded after the jump.
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Posted on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 by Angie Han
You can take the girl out of Brooklyn, but you can’t take the Brooklyn out of the girl. As revealed in HBO’s new Girls Season 4 preview, Hannah (Lena Dunham) is now a student in Iowa — but she’s still the same old Hannah, endlessly impressed with her own progress toward maturity.
Meanwhile, the girls back in New York haven’t changed a lot either. Marnie (Allison Williams), for example, continues to believe in her musical career no matter how obvious it is to everyone else that it’s a terrible idea. Check in with Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet), Jessa (Jemima Kirke), and the rest of the gang in the Girls Season 4 preview after the jump.
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