The first season of HBO's "True Detective" was unanimously praised, but the second has become something of a punching bag. Initial critical reviews were decent, but as the tide of social media opinion turned against the series, so too have the critics and turned it into the summer's most "hate-watchable" show.
With HBO conducting its Television Critics Association tour presentation yesterday, it was inevitable that programming president Michael Lombardo was going to be asked about the reaction.
Last year came a rumor that not only would there be a Robin appearing in Zack Snyder's "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," but that it would be female and akin to the version seen in Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns" comic.
At the time there were also rumors that Snyder's "Sucker Punch" star Jena Malone would be taking on the character as she was spotted on Detroit set for a brief period sporting red hair like the character did in the Miller comic.
More information about HBO's plans continue to come out of the Television Critics Association press tour with the biggest news being that both of David Fincher's two TV series in development at the premium cabler are in jeopardy.
The "House of Cards" creator is reportedly said to be "struggling" to figure out how to move forward with his and "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn's U.
With the Television Critics Association tour continuing today, one panelist that has been doing interviews has been none other than filmmaker Robert Rodriguez who has been promoting the second season of his "From Dusk Till Dawn" TV series.
Collider spoke with the "Sin City" helmer and managed to ask him about the live-action film based on the classic "Jonny Quest" cartoon that he has in the works.
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has scored the lead role in the true story terrorism thriller "Imperium" from Atomic Features and Tycor International Film Company.
Radcliffe will star as a young FBI agent who goes undercover to find and stop white supremacists trying to make a dirty bomb. The script is co-written by Michael German, an FBI undercover agent who spent years inside United States neo-Nazi and militia groups.
Short filmmaker Daniel Ragussis makes his feature directorial debut on the project which will begin shooting this Fall.
Patricia Arquette will voice a witch in Troll: The Rise of Harry Potter Jr., with Baxter Bartlett as the title character. John Carl Buechler wrote and directed the original 1986 film Troll, and will co-produce the forthcoming 3D