In the half-hour series, Hader plays an ex-Marine who operates as a for-hire hitman in the Midwest. “Barry” was the first new show ordered to series by HBO Programming President Casey Bloys (after he took over for long-time head, Michael Lombardo), which shows a good degree of confidence in a creator who’s certainly earned it with his recent work.
Depressed with his simple life, Barry heads out west on a job and finds an exciting new area of interest in the L. Network: Netflix Release Date: TBA 2017 Talent: Justin Simien (creator), Brandon P.
Who’s to blame (and who the victim is) remain a mystery for the audience to solve, all while enjoying Adam Scott, Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, and the direction — in all eight episodes — of “Wild” and “Dallas Buyers Club” helmer Jean-Marc Vallee.
Network: ABC Release Date: February 2017 Talent: Dustin Lance Black (writer/director), Gus Van Sant (director), Dee Rees (director), Thomas Schlamme (director), Guy Pearce, Mary-Louise Parker, Rachel Griffiths, Carrie Preston, Michael K.
Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Denis O’Hare, David Hyde Pierce, Rob Reiner, TR Knight, Richard Schiff, Phylicia Rashad, Mary Mc Cormack, and a whole lot more Created by the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind “Milk,” this incredibly ambitious limited series aims to tell the story of gay rights in America, stretching from the Stonewall riots to the modern day.
Get ready for heartache, outrage, period music and a packed cast of great directors, as decades worth of injustice unfold.
It’s a big prestige project for ABC and a powerful undertaking unto itself.
It’s easy to take for granted the rights gay people have achieved in recent years, but important to remember that those rights were hard-earned by many people who didn’t live to see the future they were fighting for. Network: HBO Release Date: Early 2017 Talent: Jon Stewart Here’s what we know about Jon Stewart’s long-awaited return to TV: • It will be on HBO. • Stewart is creating his own animation studio in order to release shorts throughout the day as news breaks.
Wednesday, is trying to gather the old gods together.
Shailene Woodley is arguably the lead in this ensemble project, playing a newcomer to the coastal town whose son gets in a spot of trouble on his first day of school.
Regardless, Woodley’s single mother befriends the married moms, including Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, all before the most heinous act goes down.
There’s nothing better than a reminder to be wowed and humbled by the others that live in our world.
Network: HBO Release Date: February 19 Talent: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Adam Scott, Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, Jean-Marc Vallee (director) Based on the book by Liane Moriarty, this dramatic limited series examines a group of wealthy East coast parents who get involved in a local murder.
• Those shorts will be released online (likely through HBO NOW), and later gathered up into half-hour blocks to air linearly on HBO. • We need Jon Stewart back, as soon as possible, please and thank you.