HBO is gearing up for the premiere of its movie “Game Change,” which debuts on Saturday night at 9 pm Eastern, and they’ve released trailers where they talk to the authors of the original book, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, as well as other Washington journalists, about the impact of the book.
It’s become a cultural/historical phenomenon, the collaborations of Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks on World War II. The Hollywood powerhouses first teamed up for the 1998 Oscar juggernaut ‘Saving Private Ryan.’ They came together again three years later for the HBO saga ‘Band of Brothers,’ which won six Emmy awards. Now, Hanks and Spielberg, joined […]
By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES – Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg swapped other people’s war stories to groundbreaking, heartbreaking effect in ‘Saving Private Ryan‘ and ‘Band of Brothers.’ The unsparing and visceral depiction of battle in their World War II collaborations is revisited by ‘The Pacific,’ a 10-part, $195 million miniseries debuting […]
By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS The National World War II Museum rolled out the red carpet Tuesday for actor Tom Hanks and the stars of a new HBO miniseries set during that war. Hanks is an executive producer of ‘The Pacific,’ a 10-part miniseries which follows three U.S. Marines fighting in the […]
On Sunday, March 14, HBO is heading back to war with ‘The Pacific,’ its miniseries companion to 2001’s highly acclaimed ‘Band of Brothers.’ Like ‘Band of Brothers’ – which collected a half-dozen Emmys – ‘The Pacific’ is executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman. The new mini will air in 10 weekly installments, […]