Watch visually stunning trailer for ‘Raised by Wolves’ on HBO Max

1+ It’s rare The Reel 360 Team collectively says, “Wow!” after watching a trailer. But yes, Wow! From executive producer Ridley Scott, Raised by Wolves centers on two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet. As the burgeoning colony of humans threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling … Continue reading “Watch visually stunning trailer for ‘Raised by Wolves’ on HBO Max”

Selena Gomez cooks up a storm in new HBO Max series

1+ The Reel 360 Team is already hungry. HBO Max announced today that the Selena Gomez cooking show, SELENA + CHEF will premiere on the streamer Thursday, August 13th. The series is executive produced by Gomez for July Moon Productions, along with executive producers Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, and Leah Hariton on behalf of Industrial Media’s The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC). The unscripted 10-episode cooking … Continue reading “Selena Gomez cooks up a storm in new HBO Max series”

‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming to HBO Max

1+ Christopher Nolan’s brilliant The Dark Knight, which was arguably a game-changer for superhero films when it was released in 2008, is now finding a new home on streamer HBO Max. From blockbuster films to star-studded new original series, there’s plenty of content to enjoy this August on HBO Max. Max Originals debuting in the … Continue reading “‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming to HBO Max”

HBO, HBO Max, TNT announce Comic-Con sked

1+ While both Marvel and DC have opted out of this year’s virtual San Diego Comic-Con, HBO, HBO Max and TBS will be there to bring the very best of fantasy, sci-fi, animation and more. This includes a look at Jordan Peele’s Love Craft Country, which premieres next month, and His Dark Materials. The annual convention for all … Continue reading “HBO, HBO Max, TNT announce Comic-Con sked”

HBO Max announces new Gotham P.D. series

1+ Wait, my Geek brain is spinning. Didn’t we just spend five years watching Gotham on Fox? At any rate, HBO Max has announced that it has given a series commitment to an original DC drama set in the Gotham City police department. The series is from The Batman filmmaker Matt Reeves, Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter, The Batman producer Dylan Clark, and Warner Bros. Television. The groundbreaking … Continue reading “HBO Max announces new Gotham P.D. series”

HBO renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for 11th season

2+ Pretty-pretty good. HBO has renewed the Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, starring Larry David, for an eleventh season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. “This past season tapped into the zeitgeist in such an uncomfortably delightful way,” said Gravitt. “Larry is already busy writing, and we can’t wait … Continue reading “HBO renews ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ for 11th season”

American Black Film Fest announces HBO Finalists

1+ HBO announced their selection of finalists who will compete in ABFF’s (The American Black Film Festival) 23rd annual HBO Short Film Competition. The festival will be hosted on ABFF.com from August 21-30, with more than 100,000 virtual attendees from around the globe anticipated to attend. Continuing with the festival’s tradition, the ABFF Online Edition will include … Continue reading “American Black Film Fest announces HBO Finalists”

HBO Max and Salma Hayek lock first-look deal

1+ HBO Max, the new direct to consumer offering from WarnerMedia, announced today its agreement to a two year first-look deal with actress, executive producer, and Academy Award® nominee Salma Hayek, founder, and CEO of Ventanarosa. As part of the collaboration, Hayek will first bring projects to HBO Max for potential development. Jose Tamez, President of Ventanarosa, … Continue reading “HBO Max and Salma Hayek lock first-look deal”

HBO offers all 9 eps of ‘Watchmen’ for FREE

1+ HBO will offer all nine episodes of the series Watchmen for free starting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 through SUNDAY, June 21 exclusively on HBO.com and Free On Demand, as an extension of the network’s content offering highlighting Black experiences, voices and storytellers. The network will also air a marathon of the series on HBO and HBO Latino starting at 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading “HBO offers all 9 eps of ‘Watchmen’ for FREE”

DC and HBO Max announce new digital comic series

1+ Three new comic book superheroes are taking it to the “max” in a brand-new original digital comic book series titled, To The Max, published by DC, in collaboration with HBO Max. To The Max will feature stories about ordinary people achieving their maximum potential after they transform into extraordinary superheroes with the help of another new character, Max … Continue reading “DC and HBO Max announce new digital comic series”

HBO Max drops trailer for ‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2

1+ One of the nicest surprises 2019 had to offer on TV was DC’s Doom Patrol. It was strange, goofy, action-packed and had heart. Now, DC’s strangest group of heroes — Cliff Steele aka Robotman (Brendan Fraser), Larry Trainor aka Negative Man (Matt Bomer), Rita Farr aka Elasti-Woman (April Bowlby), Jane aka Crazy Jane (Diane … Continue reading “HBO Max drops trailer for ‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2”

HBO Max falls in love with Anna Kendrick and ‘Life’

2+ On the heels of its launch this week and the strong positive audience response to its first scripted original series Love Life, starring Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick, HBO Max today announced that the streaming platform is accelerating the release of the show’s remaining episodes to give fans more of what they’re watching. Last Thursday, June 4, episodes 4, 5 … Continue reading “HBO Max falls in love with Anna Kendrick and ‘Life’”

HBO Max launches today

2+ WarnerMedia’s highly anticipated streaming platform, HBO Max, has officially launched today, featuring a leading collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia’s legendary catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus fan-favorite acquired franchises and films. The launch of HBO Max is the culmination of efforts over the past year to bring the best of … Continue reading “HBO Max launches today”

HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund

2+ In light of the global pandemic and the current circumstances facing the entertainment industry, HBO will redirect funds allocated for the company’s landmark Emmy® party and FYC (For Your Consideration) events to make a $1 million donation to the charitable efforts of the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund. Subscribe: Sign up for our … Continue reading “HBO redirects FYC, Emmy Party budget to COVID fund”

Handler brings first stand-up in 6 years to HBO Max

1+ HBO Max, announced today the greenlight of a new stand-up special from comedian and six-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author Chelsea Handler, her first in six years. Handler’s long-awaited return to stand-up comes fresh off the national tour of her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me and will … Continue reading “Handler brings first stand-up in 6 years to HBO Max”

“Snyder Cut” of ‘Justice League’ to air on HBO Max?

1+ Could this really be happening? If the legendary and mysterious Zack Snyder cut of Justice League does actually get released, this story will be worthy of a movie itself. Fans who were disappointed with the “Frankensteined” Joss Whedon version of Justice League back in 2017 have been demanding it for a very long time. … Continue reading ““Snyder Cut” of ‘Justice League’ to air on HBO Max?”

‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2 premieres HBO Max June 25

1+ HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer’s May 27th launch. On Thursday, June 25th, HBO Max will premiere an original second season of the critically acclaimed DC Universe fan-favorite Doom Patrol. If you didn’t catch season one, you have no idea what glorious strangeness you’re missing out on. … Continue reading “‘Doom Patrol’ Season 2 premieres HBO Max June 25”

HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists

1+ HBO has selected the top twenty-five emerging directors for the semi-final round of the 2020 HBOAccess Directing Fellowship. The program supports directors who are interested in a career in television by giving them the opportunity to shoot a pilot presentation which will air on HBO, HBO GO, HBO NOW and HBO Max. The application portal, … Continue reading “HBO announces 25 Directing Fellowship semifinalists”

HBO feels secure about renewing ‘Insecure’

1+ HBO has renewed comedy series Insecure for a fifth season, it was announced by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. Season four series regulars include Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell, Amanda Seales and Alexander Hodge. “We’re thrilled that Issa, Prentice, and the whole Insecure team will be getting back together for a … Continue reading “HBO feels secure about renewing ‘Insecure’”

DC Universe could be in jeopardy with HBO Max

1+ While The Geek is very excited about the launch of HBO Max, which is just two weeks away, the new behemoth streaming service could also be nicknamed “The Legion of Doom” for two-year-old DC Universe. While the streaming platform has been popular among hardcore DC fans, it has never really caught fire. Now a … Continue reading “DC Universe could be in jeopardy with HBO Max”