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 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”

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”

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”

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”

HBO Max greenlights animated Silverman, Rogen series

1+ HBO Max today announced it has ordered the adult animated series Santa Inc. from global content leader Lionsgate featuring voice performances by leads Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen. The 8 episode, half-hour series will be written by showrunner Alexandra Rushfield (Shrill) and will be produced by Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures as part of their multiplatform partnership with … Continue reading “HBO Max greenlights animated Silverman, Rogen series”

Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max

2+ Congrats are in order to Raina Falcon. She has been named Vice President, HBO Max Publicity it was announced today by Jori Arancio, EVP Communications, HBO Max, TNT, TBS and truTV, to whom she will report. With this promotion, Falcon will oversee a team of publicists and spearhead the publicity effort for HBO Max’s Originals … Continue reading “Raina Falcon upped to VP, Publicity for HBO Max”

What you need to know about HBO Max’s 10,000 hours

1+ There’s a place where the Witch of the West meets the King in the North, and The Fresh Prince meets The Dark Knight. That place is HBO Max, launching May 27th with 10,000 hours of premium programming. HBO Max will include the entire HBO service, bundled together with beloved franchises, titles past and present from Warner … Continue reading “What you need to know about HBO Max’s 10,000 hours”

HBO Max to debut Seth Rogen in ‘American Pickle’

2+ HBO Max has acquired worldwide rights to An American Pickle, which will be released under the upcoming platform’s Warner Max label. The film, starring Seth Rogen in dual leading roles, is an adaptation of the 2013 New Yorker series Sell Out by Simon Rich who also adapts, and is directed by Brandon Trost, the cinematographer from Rogen’s … Continue reading “HBO Max to debut Seth Rogen in ‘American Pickle’”

‘Justice League Dark’ among 3 series coming to HBO Max

2+ It would seem the DC Universe is beginning to thrive more on TV than in movie theaters. Justice League Dark which has been in development limbo and Hell for some time is finally going to seen an appearance on the flat screen. HBO Max today announced it has given production commitments for three new high-octane … Continue reading “‘Justice League Dark’ among 3 series coming to HBO Max”

New details emerge about HBO Max’s ‘Green Lantern’

1+ We haven’t heard too much since last October when we reported a Green Lantern TV series from Greg Berlanti would be headed to HBO Max. Yesterday, Head of Original Content Sarah Aubrey offered a quick update, not too much, on the series’ plot and status at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday. “Greg … Continue reading “New details emerge about HBO Max’s ‘Green Lantern’”

James Wan to bring animated ‘Aquaman’ to HBO Max

1+ Excitement is building, especially on the geek front, for the launch of HBO Max. Today at the WarnerMedia Television Critics Association (TCA) day, the future streamer announced plans for a three-part animated mini-series Aquaman: King of Atlantis that will be executive produced by James Wan (Aquaman and the upcoming Malignant) through his Atomic Monster production company. Based on the classic DC … Continue reading “James Wan to bring animated ‘Aquaman’ to HBO Max”