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Get To Know The New Cast Members For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5

October 11th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
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Game of Thrones Season 5 debuts on HBO in Spring 2015 but filming started in July 2014 and is still going on today. If you've been following closely, you may have caught a glimpse of a new character or two from leaked shots of the GoT set. The fifth season of Game of Thrones features at least nine new characters, many of which will be filling major roles.

If you're having trouble waiting for the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, we've put together something that might help. Here's everything we know about the nine new cast members hiting Westeros in 2015.

Alexander Siddig - Doran Ma...
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Ben Affleck Gets Into Heated Debate With Bill Maher Over Islam

October 6th, 2014 10:12am EDT
Ben Affleck Gets Into Heated Debate With Bill Maher Over Islam
Ben Affleck went head to head with Bill Maher during a panel discussion of current affairs on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday. The actor, who was on the show to promote his new film "Gone Girl," got angry when Maher and author Sam Harris began discussing radical Islamists.

Feeling they were stereotyping all Muslims, Affleck told them their talk was "gross" and "racist."

When Harris explained the need to criticize bad ideas and called Islam “the motherload of bad ideas,” Affleck responded, “That’s an ugly thing to say.”

The actor continued: "How about the more than a billion p...
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New 'True Detective' Star Vince Vaughn's Dramatic Resume

September 24th, 2014 12:07pm EDT
New 'True Detective' Star Vince Vaughn's Dramatic Resume
Many people were surprised and confused by HBO's announcement that Vince Vaughn would join Colin Farrell as the co-lead in the next season of True Detective, and we can't blame them - in recent years, Vaughn has been known for almost nothing but comedies, including Wedding Crashers, The Internship, The Watch, and his awesome cameos in the Anchorman films as Ron Burgundy's rival Wes Mantooth.

However, we'd argue that casting Vaughn in the role of Frank Semyon, "career criminal in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business part...
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Colin Farrell 'Excited' To Be A Part Of 'True Detective' Season 2

September 22nd, 2014 9:48am EDT
Colin Farrell 'Excited' To Be A Part Of 'True Detective' Season
Colin Farrell has confirmed that he will star in the second season of the HBO series, "True Detective," with filming to commence shortly.

Farrell revealed in an interview with The Sunday World, "I’m doing the second series. I’m so excited ... I know it will be eight episodes and take around four or five months to shoot. I know very little about it, but we’re shooting in the environs of Los Angeles which is great. It means I get to stay at home and see the kids."

He added: "These are early days and all the powers that be are working out locations and schedules and trying to lock down the c...
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Croatian Church Won't Allow 'Game Of Thrones' Crew To Film Pivotal Nude Scene (Spoilers)

August 26th, 2014 1:15pm EDT
Croatian Church Won't Allow 'Game Of Thrones' Crew To Film Pivot
UPDATE: the scene will go on as town officials in Dubrovnik have had a change of heart. They'll allow the shoot as long as it's not shot inside the Cathedral of St. Nicholas -- outside is okay, according to TMZ.

A church in Croatia is standing in the way of HBO's production on the fifth season of Game of Thrones over the filming of a nude scene.

SPOILERS: The series uses the town of Dubrovnik as the stand in for Westeros' capital city of King's Landing, and production has now come to a stand still becasue the Church of St. Nicholas won't allow actress Lena Headey to walk out of the c...
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'True Blood' Series Finale Recap: Fangs For The Memories

August 25th, 2014 7:20am EDT
'True Blood' Series Finale Recap: Fangs For The Memories
Yep, it's over. HBO's very bloody action/drama/comedy/horror series is finally at rest, and you're free to walk the streets of Bon Temps unafraid once more. That's not actually true seeing as, in the True Blood universe, vampires, werewolves, shifters, witches, maeneads, and incredibly annoying fairies still live in the world. Don't you kinda wish you lived there?

The final ep was sad but sweet. A little too much focus on Sarah Newlin (uh, Lafayette? Lafayette anybody?), but everything got pretty much handled. It was a happy ending for most. And before anyone asks (who am I kidding, they ...
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‘True Blood’ Season 7 Episode 9 Recap: Suicidal Toddlers

August 18th, 2014 2:02pm EDT
‘True Blood’ Season 7 Episode 9 Recap: Suicidal Toddlers
Previously - Hoyt and Jessica re-connected. Eric used Sarah Newlin to cure himself of Hep-V. Vampire Bill Compton inspired a Bon Temps-wide eyeroll when he refused to take the cure.

Ah, it’s the penultimate episode of this epic vampire saga. "Love Is To Die" was sort of necessary but somewhat low-key, obviously intended to clear the decks of all of our secondary characters’ needs, wants, and problems. It also gave Eric some time to show some depth beyond “I’m going to eat Sarah Newlin's face!!” and displaying airbrushed disease veins.

As often happens on True Blood, we start off where we ...
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Beyonce Covers 'Bang Bang' For HBO's 'On The Run' Special

August 18th, 2014 10:22am EDT
Beyonce Covers 'Bang Bang' For HBO's 'On The Run' Special
Beyonce chose an interesting song to promote her upcoming "On The Run" tour special on HBO. The pop star sings Nancy Sinatra's "Bang Bang" in the 50-second teaser for the show, which airs Sept. 20 and also stars her husband Jay Z.

The theme of the song, which was originally penned by Sonny Bono and performed by Cher, is abusive relationships.

Beyonce, featured in a sequined dress with a veil, serenades her husband, singing: "Bang bang, he shot me down/ Bang bang, I hit the ground/ Bang bang, that awful sound/ Bang bang, my baby shot me down."

The rest of the trailer shows various high-...
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Summer TV 2014's Top Villains!

August 17th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Summer TV 2014's Top Villains!
You can’t have a good TV show without a villain. Even if it’s a reality show about making widgets, there’s got to be an evil widget in the mix making trouble for the rest of em’. With Summer 2014’s television season just about to set, we thought it would be fun to talk a look back and see which television evil-doers positively sizzled!

In no particular order (here there be spoilers!) …

Thomas Eichorst - The Strain (FX)

If you've been watching FX’s schlocky end-of-the-world vampire drama The Strain you've probably enjoyed Richard Sammel's chilly portrayal of the head vamp’s slithery ass...
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The Most Talked About Characters On 'True Blood' This Season Are...

August 17th, 2014 6:52am EDT
The Most Talked About Characters On 'True Blood' This Season Are
"True Blood" is nearing the end of its seventh and final season, and our favorite characters from Bon Temps are going through a lot of changes.

Several characters have died, including Sookie's best friend Tara and her boyfriend Alicide.

Almost immediately after the werewolf's death, Sookie gets back in the saddle with vampire Bill, who is losing his battle with Hep V, which he caught from his on-again lover. But there's hope - Sarah, a.k.a Newme, is the antidote.

Arlene, who was never a fang banger, hooks up (kind of) with a vampire after being held captive by a group of Hep V-positive v...
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