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[03/13/14 - 01:14 PM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up New Drama Project "Billions"
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Brian Koppelman and David Levien are behind the potential series.

[05/09/12 - 07:51 AM]
Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen Star in HBO Films' "Hemingway & Gellhorn," a Film by Philip Kaufman, Debuting May 28
David Strathairn, Rodrigo Santoro, Molly Parker, Parker Posey, Santiago Cabrera, Lars Ulrich, Saverio Guerra, Peter Coyote, Joan Chen and Tony Shalhoub also star.

[01/29/12 - 07:13 PM]
Screen Actors Guild Honors Outstanding Film And Television Performances at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"Boardwalk Empire" took home two awards: Male Actor in a Drama Series (Steve Buscemi) and Ensemble in a Drama Series.

[12/15/11 - 09:17 AM]
HBO Receives 18 Golden Globe Nominations, The Most of Any Television Network This Year
Other nominated series include "Game of Thrones," "Hung" and "Enlightened."

[12/15/11 - 05:43 AM]
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO receives 18 nods, including four for "Mildred Pierce" and three each for "Boardwalk Empire," "Too Big to Fail" and "Cinema Verite."

[12/14/11 - 06:12 AM]
Nominations Announced for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards(R)
"The Office," "Modern Family," "Glee," "The Big Bang Theory" and "30 Rock" are up for best comedy ensemble while "The Good Wife," "Game of Thrones," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad" and "Boardwalk Empire" for drama.

[12/07/11 - 10:08 AM]
2012 Writers Guild Awards Television, News, Radio, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominees Announced
The winners will be honored at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 19, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

[08/16/11 - 08:11 AM]
HBO Films' "Too Big to Fail": Encore plays this Wednesday and Sunday
In addition, the film will be available on HBO On Demand from Monday, Aug. 22 to Monday, Sept. 26.

[07/14/11 - 09:47 AM]
HBO Receives 104 Primetime Emmy(R) Nominations, The Most of Any Network This Year
"Boardwalk Empire" received 18 nominations while "Game of Thrones" received 13 nods.

[04/05/11 - 11:01 AM]
HBO Films' "Too Big to Fail" Debuts May 23
The film offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008.

[03/10/11 - 01:40 PM]
Filming Begins in San Francisco on HBO Films' "Hemingway & Gellhorn," Starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman
David Strathairn, Molly Parker, Rodrigo Santoro, Parker Posey, Lars Ulrich, Santiago Cabrera, Saverio Guerra, Peter Coyote, Diane Baker and Tony Shalhoub also star in the film, due in 2012.

[01/07/11 - 03:05 PM]
HBO Films Presents a Film by Curtis Hanson, "Too Big to Fail," Based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's Bestselling Book About the 2008 Financial Crisis, Debuting in May
The project's ensemble cast includes William Hurt, Ed Asner, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Matthew Modine, Cynthia Nixon, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Pullman, Tony Shalhoub and James Woods.

[01/07/11 - 03:01 PM]
HBO/Cinemax Programming Overview
Among its 2011 plans: fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," premiering Sunday, April 17.

[10/21/10 - 07:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 21
Updates include: FOX preps a potential "Bones" spin-off; MTV gives a return date for "Jersey Shore"; and Eric McCormack in talks to topline TNT's "Perception."

[10/14/10 - 07:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 14
Updates include: The CW asks for two more "Life Unexpected" scripts; ABC targets "Secret Millionaire" for March 6; and ABC eyes a small screen return for "The Incredible Hulk."

[10/11/10 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 11
Updates include: FOX gives series orders to two animated projects; "Prison Break's" T-Bag to crossover with A&E's "Breakout Kings"; and HBO unveils its massive "Too Big to Fail" cast.

[08/26/10 - 09:59 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 26
Updates include: Allison Miller joins FOX's "Terra Nova"; and William Hurt to play Secretary Henry Paulson in HBO's "Too Big to Fail."

[03/05/10 - 12:23 AM]
Development Update: Friday, March 5 (Part 1)
Updates include: Scott Caan is "Danno" for CBS's "Hawaii Five-O"; Robert Patrick joins ABC's "Edgar Floats"; and over 15 pilots name their directors.

[02/03/09 - 06:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 3
Updates include: Kendra Wilkinson to star in "The Girls Next Door" spin-off and HBO to tackle the financial meltdown of 2008.







TOO BIG TO FAIL (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/23/11
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, April 2011) Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, the film offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington. William Hurt stars as Paulson; the film also stars (in alphabetical order) Edward Asner, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Matthew Modine, Cynthia Nixon, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Pullman, Tony Shalhoub, and James Woods. It co-stars Ayad Akhtar, Kathy Baker, Amy Carlson, Evan Handler, John Heard, Dan Hedaya, Peter Hermann, Chance Kelly, Tom Mason, Ajay Mehta, Laila Robins, Victor Slezak and Joey Slotnick. HBO Films presents a Curtis Hanson Film, in association with Spring Creek Productions; Curtis Hanson directs from a script by Peter Gould; based on the book by Andrew Ross Sorkin; Curtis Hanson, Paula Weinstein and Jeffrey Levine executive produce; Carol Fenelon co-executive produces; Ezra Swerdlow produces.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ayad Akhtar as Neel Kashkari
· Bill Pullman as Jamie Dimon
· Billy Crudup as Timothy Geithner
· Cynthia Nixon as Michele Davis
· Dan Hedaya as Barney Frank
· Ed Asner as Warren Buffett
· Evan Handler as Lloyd Blankfein
· James Woods as Dick Fuld
· Joey Slotnick as Dan Jester
· John Heard as Joe Gregory
· Kathy Baker as Wendy Paulson
· Matthew Modine as John Thain
· Michael O'Keefe as J. Christopher Flowers
· Paul Giamatti as Ben Bernanke
· Tony Shalhoub as John Mack
· Topher Grace as Jim Wilkinson
· William Hurt as Henry Paulson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Sorkin as BOOK/CONS
· Bethany McLean as BOOK/CONS
· Carol Fenelon as CO-EP
· Curtis Hanson as EP/DIR
· Ezra Swerdlow as PROD
· Jeffrey Levine as EP
· Joe Nocera as BOOK/CONS
· Paula Weinstein as EP
· Peter Gould as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Spring Creek Productions