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Popular game ‘The Last Of Us’ gets HBO series greenlight

The Last of Us, the popular Playstation video game series, is coming to the small screen via HBO. The show will be written and produced by Neil Druckmann, the writer of the first game, and Craig Mazin, the creator of the critically acclaimed 2019 Chernobyl drama. The Last Of Us will be shown on HBO […]Read More

Gossip Girl Returns to TV in New HBO Reboot

2000s culture has seen a booming comeback in recent years, with appearances ranging from 00s inspired ‘y2k fashion’ to Instagram-bred Bratz doll makeup trends. Accompanying this nostalgia-fuelled cultural renaissance are some of our previously loved television shows, that have likewise been resurrected for a return to the screen. Following in the footsteps of shows such […]Read More

LFF: Spotlight Conversation with Television Legend Jane Tranter

For the first Spotlight Event of the (virtual) London Film Festival 2020, TV legend Jane Tranter discussed her long and celebrated career as the producer behind many of your favourite series. As the former Controller of Drama Commissioning, and then the Head of Fiction, at the BBC, Tranter is possibly best known for being behind […]Read More

Sarah Snook to Star in Adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’

Succession star Sarah Snook has been cast in the lead role of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, an upcoming adaptation of Jane Austen’s final novel. Sarah Snook will portray the protagonist, Anne Elliot, who must endure a series of romantic challenges in this period drama. Elliot is a woman who, “many years after refusing the proposal of […]Read More

Ava DuVernay set to produce TV series for HBO Max

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay – whose portfolio includes the hard-hitting 2016 documentary 13th, the 2018 children’s fantasy film A Wrinkle in Time, and the 2019 limited series When They See Us – is teaming up with HBO to produce a series based on the popular @OnePerfectShot Twitter account.  One Perfect Shot was launched in 2013 […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Veep

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! Today, Tommy Farrell takes a look at the hilarious Veep, starring the brilliant Julia Louis-Dreyfus… During the Obama years Veep’s task was uncomplicated. It was an inherently political show but it was operating in relatively straightforward times; there was no #MeToo movement, Donald Trump was just […]Read More

TV News: FRIENDS Reunion Special Rumoured

They’ll be there for you… maybe… Twitter was set alight this morning at the rumours of a FRIENDS reunion special to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show, originally revealed by The Hollywood Reporter. The exclusive piece suggested that all six original stars, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S8E6 – ‘The Iron Throne’

‘Do not be sad that it is over. Be happy that it happened.’ I can’t help but apply this term to the end of Game of Thrones: one of the most popular, influential and ground-breaking television shows of all time. Yes, I know, we’re all sad and angry (some more than others considering the petition […]Read More

Why you should watch ‘Chernobyl’

I know! The title isn’t original in the slightest but this is important. Television and film for the past few weeks have be dominated with the likes of Game of Thrones and Marvel…my opinions on those will remain reserved but it’s understandable! They are both conclusions to a cultural dynasty that have defined their respected […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S8E1 – ‘Winterfell’

With the final season of the universally-loved Game of Thrones having kicked off on Sunday night to a record-breaking 18 million viewers on HBO alone, The Indiependent will be reviewing the episodes week by week, as we get closer to finding out who will grace the Iron Throne. The first episode of the last ever […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S7E7 – ‘The Dragon and

At almost 80 minutes long, The Dragon and The Wolf still only just manages to cram in everything needed to tie up all the season’s loose ends. It was managed thanks to a dialogue-driven episode that saw reunions, revelations and resolutions galore, but still left enough questions to leave us in a state of perpetual […]Read More

TV Review: Game of Thrones S7E6 – ‘Beyond the Wall’

The stakes get higher and the fighting fiercer in the penultimate instalment of what we must surely all now acknowledge as the most enjoyable TV show of all time, ever; Game of Thrones. However, whilst the quality of the show’s production or the scale of its action sequences cannot be questioned, have the writers decided to forego logic and plausibility in favour of pure entertainment?Read More