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Why HBO's Planned 'Confederate' Series Alarms Some Historians - History

Shortly after Inglorious Bastards—Quentin Tarantino's alternate history of World War II—debuted in 2009, New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb found himself in Moscow. There, a Russian friend asked what he'd thought of the film, and Cobb replied that he ...and more »

Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4 script leaks online as HBO hacked - The Independent

HBO has been on a winning streak recently, the most recent season of Game of Thrones has managed record-breaking viewing figures for the broadcaster. However, over the last week, things have taken a turn for the worse; the Internet was outraged over ...and more »

'Confederate' Inspires #NoConfederate - New York Times

The “Game of Thrones” creators' concept for a new drama — set in an alternate reality where slavery is still legal — inspired a social media campaign that was a trending topic on Twitter on Sunday night: #NoConfederate. “Confederate,” was announced ...and more »

HBO confirms hack that reportedly included script to upcoming GoT episode - Ars Technica

HBO said it was the victim of a hack that may have leaked as much as 1.5 terabytes of show data, including a script to an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones. "HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary ...and more »

When creators of certain TV and movie projects become controversial - Chicago Tribune

How much lived experience should a person have before tackling certain TV or movie projects? I'm talking about shows and films that confront stories, maybe controversial stories, about communities long pushed to the margins by Hollywood. How much ...and more »

The Push To Cancel HBO's New 'Confederate' Series Grows - Forbes

As Game of Thrones once again wowed audiences last night, Twitter users harnessed a social opportunity to drive home the point that many do not want HBO to create a series based on an alternate reality where slavery still exists in the south. April ...and more »

HBO got hacked and some Game of Thrones materials are bubbling up online - TechCrunch

In a statement to Entertainment Weekly, HBO confirms that it was the target of a hack, though the company doesn't appear to be quite sure what the damage is yet. So far, episodes of the HBO series Room 104 and Ballers have trickled out online. Though ...and more »

HBO has been hacked, and a 'Game of Thrones' script may have been stolen - Business Insider

Entertainment Weekly reports that hackers claim they took 1.5 terabytes of data from the pay-cable channel and that they put upcoming episodes of "Ballers" and "Room 104" online. But the big find would be a script from the fourth episode of "Game of ...and more »

Fears for Game of Thrones script as HBO hacked - The Drum

HBO, the American satellite and television network, has admitted to being the victim of hackers who are alleged to have run off with yet to be broadcast material; including an as yet unaired script for its flagship series 'Game of Thrones'. While HBO ...and more »

HBO Got Hacked, Game of Thrones Spoilers Surface Online - TorrentFreak

Hackers have stolen proprietary information from the media giant HBO. The leak includes a confidential outline for the fourth episode of the current Game of Thrones season, and episodes of Ballers, Barry, Insecure, and Room 104 are among the loot.and more »