Carolyn Strauss


Chernobyl drama first from HBO, Sky pact

A drama based on the Chernobyl catastrophe is the first high-end series to come out of the US$250 million production pact between HBO and Sky. Chernobyl will be a fictional version of the events that surrounded the accident in a Ukrainian nuclear power plant in April 1986, which caused 31 deaths and likely many more […]

GOT creators re-team with HBO for Confederate

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are set to reteam with HBO for new series Confederate, an alt-history original drama series. Confederate will be written by Benioff and Weiss, who will also act as executive producers on the series. The show chronicles events leading to the third American Civil War. It takes […]

HBO, McKay plot media mogul family drama

HBO has ordered a pair of pilots, including a drama about a 21st century global media powerbroker family from director Adam McKay and Will Ferrell. The other pilot is about a Somali community in Minnesota, and has The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow attached as executive producer. The pilots orders of Succession and Mogadishu, Minnesota […]