"Banshee" star Antony Starr (Fred Norris/courtesy of HBO)

‘Banshee’: Five Things to Know About Cinemax’s New Drama

What would happen if a former diamond thief were released from fifteen years in prison, and by way of a series of odd circumstances, wound up assuming the identity of the sheriff of a small Amish community in rural Pennsylvania? That is the premise behind Cinemax’s new drama “Banshee.” The series, from executive producers Alan […]

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Two Producers Coming Up With New Shows for HBO

Two long-time HBO producers are developing new series for the pay-cable channel. In the first project – reported here on the Hollywood Reporter Web site – Tom Hanks is developing a half-hour comedy about college athletes called “Players.” The series will be from Hanks’ production company, Playtone, with partner Gary Goetzman. The two have a […]

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