Keri Russell and Mahershala Ali Join Matthew McConaughey on ‘Free State of Jones’

by Jordan McGuire

Matthew McConaughey’s Civil War drama The Free State of Jones adds Keri Russell and House of Cards star Mahershala Ali. Gary Ross, director of The Hunger Games, will produce and direct from the script he wrote. Free State of Jones is currently in production in Louisiana. Russell will play the wife of Newt Knight (Matthew McConaughey). Mahershala Ali will […]

Martin Starr in Vice Short ‘Leonard in Slow Motion’

by Jordan McGuire

Martin Starr is in my favorite television series, Freaks and Geeks. He’s also in one of my favorite films, Adventureland. And if I’m a betting man – one who frequently makes obvious bets based on my own behavior – I’d say he’s a big part of why I enjoy them. Starr has been red hot lately. Currently, he’s crushing it […]

Mark and Jay Duplass Talk New HBO Show ‘Togetherness’

by Jordan McGuire

Metairie natives Jay and Mark Duplass talk about their new show for HBO, Togetherness. Brett and Michelle are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has fizzled from the stresses of marriage and children. When Brett’s friend Alex and Michelle’s sister, Tina, move in with them, the foursome engage in a tragically comedic struggle to follow their […]

Foo Fighters Live at The House of Blues Friday November 21

by Jordan McGuire

Foo Fighters are back! After a pleasantly ear shattering performance at The Voodoo Experience, the smiling rockers return to New Orleans. Dave Grohl will reappear at the House of Blues this Friday, November 21. Tickets were available for purchase at noon today, but were sold out within seconds. This will be the Foo Fighters’ third performance in […]

A Family’s Journey to New Orleans

by Joe Incaprera

THE BEGINNING Sometimes the simplest questions are the most difficult to answer. “Where are you from?” I first came from Maryland to New Orleans for the pilot of HBO’s Treme in January of 2009. Since then, I admit having had a hard time answering that question. I’ve also witnessed the unsure look on my daughter’s […]

HBO Developing New Drama Starring New Orleans Native Patricia Clarkson

by Michelle Preau

New Orleans native Patricia Clarkson has teamed up with Canadian filmmakers Ruba Nadda and Alan Poul to develop HBO’s upcoming romantic drama Elisabeth. This will mark the third collaboration between Clarkson and Nadda. The HBO series is set in the world of politics and Clarkson is set to star as well as executive produce the […]

‘True Blood’ Series Finale Airs Sunday

by Michelle Preau

The final season of the popular HBO series True Blood is sadly coming to an end this Sunday. This season kicked off with the biggest premiere of the series bringing in 5.8 million views. The series has been a high point of HBO’s original programming since it premiered on September 7, 2008. True Blood, which […]

Thandie Newton and Louis Herthum Join HBO’s ‘Westworld’

by Samantha Roberge

Thandie Newton has accepted a deal to join one of the largest and most exciting casts in HBO’s drama pilot Westworld. The project is from JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot, Person of Interest creator and Dark Knight scribe Jonathan Nolan, writer Lisa Joy, producer Jerry Weintraub and Warner Bros TV. Newton is joining previously cast Ed Harris, […]

VIDEO: Watch the First Full Episode of Steven Soderbergh’s ‘The Knick’

by Arthur Vandelay

Despite his public pronouncements of retiring from directing, Steven Soderbergh keeps churning out excellent projects. His newest is called The Knick, a television series for HBO sister channel Cinemax. The drama stars British actor Clive Owen as Dr. John W. Thackery, who lead a team of medical pioneers at New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital in the early […]