Articles about HBO
The Girl Before star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and executive producer Eleanor Moran take DQ inside the making of this psychological thriller and reveal how the actor helped to cast the miniseries in her first producer role.
Israeli drama Manayek won multiple awards this year for its story of a veteran cop working a police corruption case in which his best friend is the prime suspect. Writer Roy Iddan and producer Yoav Gross reveal how they made it.
Emmy-nominated VFX supervisor Justin Mitchell breaks down his work on The Nevers, HBO’s fantasy drama set in Victorian London, and explains how new technology will shape television production for years to come.
Brad Ingelsby, creator and writer of Mare of Easttown, and director Craig Zobel break down the HBO crime drama and its titular character, a woman celebrated for former glories but now facing up to personal and professional crises.
Danish director Susanne Bier opens up about her film and television career, winning an Oscar and working with Nicole Kidman on HBO thriller The Undoing.
Oscar winner Regina King, fresh from directing her first feature film, shares some of the moments that have inspired her movie and television career, which includes The Leftovers, American Crime and Watchmen.
Acclaimed film director Luca Guadagnino discusses his first TV series, We Are Who We Are, a coming-of-age story about two American teenagers living on a US military base in Northern Italy.
Executive producer Jane Tranter and writer Jack Thorne explain why the second season of Philip Pullman adaptation His Dark Materials has a different feel from the first and discuss the pitfalls of bringing the beloved book trilogy to the screen.
Russell Dodgson, VFX supervisor on BBC and HBO fantasy drama His Dark Materials, discusses his team’s Bafta-winning work to create a world filled with dozens of fantastical animals.
Having worked on all three seasons of HBO’s Westworld, location manager Mandi Dillin talks to DQ about finding the real-world settings used in the science-fiction epic.
Based on Philip Pullman’s acclaimed novels, HBO and BBC drama His Dark Materials aims to set a new benchmark for fantasy series. The cast and writer Jack Thorne reveal their approach to writing and filming the adaptation.
Nigel Williams, the writer behind Sky and HBO miniseries Catherine the Great, tells DQ about uncovering the true story of Russia’s 18th century ruler and reuniting with Helen Mirren.
Dame Helen Mirren is no stranger to portraying royalty on screen. But as she reveals, it was after an off-the-cuff remark that she found herself playing the title role in Sky and HBO miniseries Catherine the Great.
The co-creators, writers and directors behind HBO’s Israeli drama Our Boys talk about the complex and delicate journey they undertook to dramatise and examine the tragic real-life events that led to war in Gaza in the summer of 2014.
As the dust settles on the end of Game of Thrones, exec producer Frank Doelger looks back on eight seasons of the HBO epic, noting how the drama broke the mould for TV storytelling and revealing the key to successfully adapting George RR Martin’s novels.
Sally Wainwright writes and directs Gentleman Jack, which sees Suranne Jones play Anne Lister, a landowner, industrialist, traveller and diarist who is often referred to as the ‘first modern lesbian.’ DQ visits the set of the BBC and HBO period drama.
The cast and crew of Chernobyl, a five-part miniseries from HBO and Sky, reveal how they told the story of the infamous Ukrainian nuclear disaster that continues to affect thousands of lives more than three decades on.
It’s been seven years since Netflix first broke into original programming, transforming the way viewers watch drama forever. But how has the arrival of streaming platforms changed the way stories are told? In this special report, DQ explores storytelling in the digital age.
L’Amica Geniale (My Brilliant Friend) is one of the most eagerly awaited dramas of the year. Director Saverio Costanzo tells DQ how he steered the ambitious period drama, based on Elena Ferrante’s novel, for Italian broadcaster Rai and US cable network HBO.