Archive - 2008

Speculation

Directing the pilot

With the revelation that Martin Scorsese will be directing the pilot episode of Boardwalk Empire and seeing that Alexander Payne directed the pilot for the HBO series Hung, it is looking more and more like getting a big name...

Speculation

The fight scenes

Over at Westeros there is an interesting thread that poses the question of sword fighting and how it will be translated to the screen. There are a couple different schools of though, is it better to make it historically accurate...

Casting Speculation

Casting Cersei

This should be a fun role to play and easier to cast them some of the others. Cersei, Jaime’s twin sister, is described in the script as in her thirties with beauty that “has already become legendary.” Although...

News

HBO picks up ‘Hung’

HBO has ordered 10 episodes of the dark-comedy Hung, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This is the first of the dozen or so pilots considered in contention with Game of Thrones to get picked up. HBO is hung up on...