Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Cements His Place on Hollywood’s New A-List

Fresh off his Emmy win for ‘Watchmen,’ the magnetic actor has a string of high-profile roles lined up, including ‘Candyman,’ ‘Aquaman II’ and ‘Matrix 4’: I looked up and there was Keanu, and I said, ‘Oh s***, I’m really in the Matrix.’ ~ Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Back in May 2018, Damon Lindelof was watching an episode of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale with his wife when … Continue reading Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Cements His Place on Hollywood’s New A-List

‘Watchmen’ Cast and Filmmakers on Police, Racism and the Tulsa Massacre

If you haven’t watched the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King kicks ass and takes names! ~ Vida Spoiler: If you have not seen the show, you might want to stop here. From the first moments in the premiere of HBO’s “Watchmen” last October, the show proved to be the most urgent and prescient series on television today. Rather than … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Cast and Filmmakers on Police, Racism and the Tulsa Massacre

Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two

As black people in America, especially, we have inherited so much pain and we don’t even understand it. ~ Regina King Spoiler: If you haven’t seen the show, you better stop here. Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen has many indelible creations. There’s the gloriously complicated, egotistical yet beguiling Lady Trieu. The heartbreaking Looking Glass. And, of course, the mystery-surrounding Lube Man, who despite a very brief appearance … Continue reading Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two

Damon Lindelof Unpacks Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale

They totally stuck the landing with the finale. I do hope there will be a S2. But, if not, I am happy they had a great season! ~ Vida Spoiler: if you haven’t seen the show, you better not read any further. The series creator discusses how the entire season and that jaw-dropping final episode came together — and whether he’ll continue this story Damon … Continue reading Damon Lindelof Unpacks Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale

Watchmen: Why Regina King’s Sister Night is the Best New Superhero on TV

If you haven’t started watching the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King is kicking ass and taking name! ~ Vida Sister Night is a force to be reckoned with for sure but make no mistake: Sister Night isn’t just smacking around racists in an attempt to stop their hatred and violence — or presumably any other type of bad guy. … Continue reading Watchmen: Why Regina King’s Sister Night is the Best New Superhero on TV

‘Watchmen’ Star Regina King on Bringing a “Wonderful Story of Legacy” to Life

The Hollywood Reporter speaks with the face of HBO’s powerful new franchise: “Legacy is one of those words you hear all the time in comic books, and it plays here as well.” [This story contains major spoilers for the series premiere of HBO’s Watchmen, “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice,” as well as the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons graphic novel on which the … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Star Regina King on Bringing a “Wonderful Story of Legacy” to Life

HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present

Regina King, Damon Lindelof, and others tell us how they updated the legendary comic for this 2019 adaptation. How do you update Watchmen for 2019? That might sound like a question with an obvious answer: You just do Watchmen. After all, the graphic novel, which has been consistently in print since its 12-volume run ended in 1987, is pretty terrific, and a TV miniseries version … Continue reading HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present