The Stars of ‘The White Lotus’ Preview Season 2 and Their Characters

HBO’s The White Lotus returns for season 2 on Sunday, October 30 and this time, audiences will be taken to Sicily. I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Aubrey Plaza, Will Sharpe, Jennifer Coolidge, Jon Gries, Haley Lu Richardson, Adam DiMarco, Meghann Fahy, Theo James, F. Murray Abraham, Michael Imperioli, Sabrina Impacciatore, Simona Tabasco, and Beatrice Grannò!

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Paddy Considine Wasn’t Aware of Viserys’ Choice in That ‘House of the Dragon’ Scene

The first episode of HBO Max’s House of the Dragon, the anticipated prequel to Game of Thrones, dropped this Sunday with over 10 million households viewing it on premiere night.

***This article contains spoilers from the pilot episode of House of the Dragon***

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‘House of the Dragon’ Actors Never Met Their Younger Counterparts

No one quite understands the methods that actors use to get into a character. For some, they immerse themselves into the character and get to know the cast who play the younger versions of themselves or vice versa. For others, they completely close themselves off in order to portray the character with no other influence.

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‘House of the Dragon’ Creatives Learned From ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mistakes

Game of Thrones has had its fair share of controversies — from the handling of sexual assault to the treatment of people of color, the creatives of HBO’s House of the Dragon says they’ve learned from the mistakes of the past.

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Hard NOC Life 277: DC’s Crisis of Infinite Corporate Mergers

Keith is still out, so Britney and Dominic are once again joined by Vanessa Shark and Brother Nate Milton to pick up the pieces of the fallout from Warner Bros. Discovery’s cancellation of Batgirl and the future of DC and HBO Max.

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Heading Back to ‘Westworld’ with the Stars and Showrunners of Season 4

Black hats and white hats assemble. It’s time to return to the Westworld. Westworld Season 4 is coming. And to celebrate our latest trip to the new world, we were given the opportunity to join the hosts and guests of the famed Delos park to discuss what’s in store for their characters and what new mysteries will be unlocked for the show’s return this coming Sunday, June 26 on HBO and HBO Max.

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Desmin Borges and Natasha López on Their Roles in ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’

Desmin Borges and Natasha López play Gomez and Charisse in The Time Traveler’s Wife. The season one finale will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max this Sunday.

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Updates on ‘The Last of Us’ from Summer Game Fest

The long rumored remake of The Last of Us: Part 1 arrives on the PS5 later this year on September 2 and PC at a later date. Announced at this year’s Summer Games Fest, Naughty Dog Co-President and The Last of Us creative director, Neil Druckmann spoke with Geoff Keighley about the remake, the announced multiplayer spin-off, and the upcoming TV series after the new trailer aired.

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‘Our Flag Means Death’ and the Importance of Clear Queerness

The pirate’s life is a hard one indeed. They don’t talk about that enough, do they? The swashbuckling escapades of Jack Sparrow and our other favorite fictional pirates might seem like a boatload of fun, but real pirating is dangerous.

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HBO Max Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of ‘The Wire’

Fresh on the heels of the finale of We Own This City, HBO is commemorating David Simon’s original and uncompromising look into corruption and policing in Baltimore, The Wire, two decades after it transformed the television landscape forever.

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HBO Max Highlights AAPI Content and Announces Short Film Competition For May

Asian Pacific American (APA)/Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month is approaching and that means we’re about to get more AAPI spotlights and movements coming out way.

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Brenda Song and Lana Condor Discuss AAPI Representation in Entertainment

The Nerds of Color absolutely loves Brenda Song and Lana Condor! And yesterday, the two leading Asian American actresses had a chance to sit down with one another to discuss their portrayals of multi-faceted Asian women on-screen and the importance of having representation in mainstream media.

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Winning Time

One on One with ‘Winning Time’ Stars John C. Reilly and Quincy Isaiah

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty takes viewers on a stylized journey through one of the most important times in the team’s legacy; the beginning of the 1980s. Known as the “Showtime Era,” this moment in NBA history changed the league immensely, revitalizing public interest in basketball, and introducing the world to the Lakers dynamo squad of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Norm Nixon. These star players ball alongside the rest of the packed Lakers team, coached by Jerry West, and led by Jerry Buss. 

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NOC Interview: Austin Abrams on the Final Episodes of ‘Euphoria’ Season 2

Austin Abrams portrays Ethan in the hit drama, Euphoria. The series has already been renewed for a third season. New episodes air Sundays on HBO and HBO Max. The following interview will include spoilers for episode 2×07 “The Theater and Its Double.”

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Steph and Ayesha Curry on HBO Max’s ‘About Last Night’

NBA superstar Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha Curry host About Last Night, a new celebrity-couples game show debuting this week on HBO Max. Each episode features the Currys and three guest couples revealing surprising, uncensored trivia about their relationships over swanky cocktails in a fancy date-night setting. The Nerds of Color got to quickly chat with Ayesha and Stephen about the show, their sporting event viewing habits, and karaoke preferences.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Studio Tour Officially Opens in Northern Ireland

Back in December, reports came that the official sets used in Game of Thrones would finally be available to the public via the Game of Thrones Studio Tour opening in Northern Ireland. Well rejoice, GoT fans, because opening day has arrived! You can now visit the exotic lands of Westeros and see how the magic and fantasy all came to life!

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HBO Max Celebrates Black History with ‘More Than a Month’ Campaign

It’s Black History Month!

You know what that means, many studios and advertisements will be elevating Black voices for the entire month. But, what about the rest of the year? Rather than only uplifting voices for 28 days, it seems like many companies are listening and starting to do something about it.

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