If the football game doesn’t look like anything to you, we have something that might. Return to Westworld as HBO drops the first official Season 2 trailer, chock-full of all the robot-on-human carnage you could ask for from the Super Bowl, along with an April premiere date.
Because what better time than a winter storm for ominous Game of Thrones news? That dreadful day has finally arrived, as HBO confirms the eighth and final season will sit out 2018 altogether, finishing its adapted Song of Ice and Fire in 2019.
Let’s get this out (ha) of the way up front: Get Out is coming to HBO NOW in November. There. Now you have something to say when your relatives ask you to share what you’re thankful for this year before shoving turkey into your face. There are several other fun new titles coming to HBO’s streaming platform next month, like The LEGO Batman Movie and Kong: Skull Island — but if we’re being honest here, Jordan Peele’s social horror thriller is the most exciting of the bunch.
Game of Thrones’ TV budget has taken its toll here and there, but few would question Season 8’s dedication to an epic end. As such, one star promises Game of Thrones will uphold its traditional commitment to climactic ninth episodes at least six times over.
Game of Thrones producers knew by Season 7 that filming details would inevitably leak out; to which they posed that certain scenes were staged for exactly that purpose. Few were necessarily fooled, but Season 8 may go the extra mile to film several endings to the Song of Ice and Fire saga.
HBO’s Veep may have outlasted Selina Meyer’s Vice Presidency and Oval Office tenure, but the series itself must eventually resign. So it is, that star Julia Louis-Dreyfus now confirms next year’s seventh season will be the last for the Emmy-winning political satire.
You didn’t have to tell us twice that True Detective Season 3 was go with Mahershala Ali leading the cast, but HBO is making it official. Not only is the third season confirmed, but Green Room director Jeremy Saulnier will go behind the camera, and our first story details have arrived.