Apparently, Dustin Hoffman is not happy about the cancellation of his HBO series “Luck,” and he is naming names. In an interview with Fox News, Hoffman pointed the finger at TMZ and PETA for publicizing what he says was false information about the show’s treatment of horses. PETA (The People for the Ethical Treatment of […]
Former HBO series “Luck” may be off of television, but that doesn’t mean the drama is over. The Dustin Hoffman show, which centered around the world of horse racing, is the subject of a lawsuit filed against HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Apparently, Barbara Casey, who worked as the director of production in the […]
NEW YORK — What was TV like in 2012? As with every year, it was a mix of the ridiculous and the sublime, the sacred and the profane. A TV-centric political season provided many memorable moments (President Barack Obama’s missing-in-action debate performance; Clint Eastwood’s empty-chair duet). Excellence persevered with series such as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” […]
For writer David Milch, a TV series’ early demise always leaves something “bitter in the cup.” With “Luck,” the HBO horseracing drama he and director Michael Mann fashioned together, the dregs were unlike any other.
While TMZ may be giving themselves too much credit for the demise of HBO’s “Luck,” we were intrigued by the audio they somehow managed to get from the meeting where creator David Milch and director Michael Mann told the show’s cast and crew that they were shutting production down. In it, Mann seems to blame […]
A horse was injured and euthanized Tuesday during production of the racetrack drama “Luck,” the third death in connection with the series, and HBO agreed to suspend filming with horses while the accident is investigated.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A horse was euthanized after suffering an injury during production of the racetrack drama “Luck,” HBO said Tuesday. It’s the third horse death to occur in connection with the series starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. The animal was being led to a Santa Anita Park racetrack stable when it reared […]
The new Dustin Hoffman series “Luck” has been renewed for a second season by HBO, the network said on Tuesday.
“Luck” has all the ingredients for must-see premium TV. The HBO drama was created and written by David Milch (“Deadwood”), directed by Michael Mann (“Heat”), and its marquee boasts Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte.