HBO’s cancellation of the beleagured horseracing drama “Luck” cost the network $35 million, according to an earnings report released by Time Warner Wednesday. Time Warner, which owns the premium cable provider, said it suffered the “impairment” because of the series’ cancellation in its first season following the death of three horses. The show had already […]
The cancellation of David Milch’s “Luck” this past week is only the latest dramatic turn of events in this revered producer/writer’s history with HBO.
HBO has cancelled “Luck,” its star-studded drama series about horse-racing, in the wake of three horse deaths occurring during the filming of the show.
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.
Xfinity On Demand today premieres a handful of new films to order up from the comfort of your own home. Garnering huge Oscar buzz right now is The Kids Are All Right, which you can dial up and see what all the fuss is about. There’s also the big-money comedy Lottery Ticket, as well as […]
Here’s what’s new at the multiplex this weekend. Steve Carell schmucks it up in Dinner for Schmucks, while Zac Efron gives us a touching story about grief and letting go as Charlie St. Cloud. Then, there is Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, a sequel to a movie that came out back in […]
LOS ANGELES – Dustin Hoffman is coming to TV and HBO is lucky enough to have landed him. HBO has picked up ‘Luck,’ a new drama series starring Dustin Hoffman about the horse racing world and the owners, gamblers and jockeys who are part of it. Other cast members include Dennis Farina, Nick Nolte and […]
The younger folks among you may not remember Arthur, the 1981 Dudley Moore/Liza Minnelli hit comedy, but it was about the last time you could have a movie about a happy-go-lucky fun-time drunk without having to delve into deep psychological trauma that causes alcoholism and eventual rehab. What makes this interesting is that ex-addict Russell […]