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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 »

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 »

Hack Brief: HBO Shows and a Game of Thrones Script Land Online - WIRED

This weekend, the same email landed in the inboxes of an untold number of entertainment journalists. “1.5 TB of HBO data just leaked!!!” screamed the subject header, while the email itself, addressed "to all mankind," promised “the greatest leak of ...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 »

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 hacked: Upcoming episodes, Game of Thrones data leaked online - EW.com

HBO has joined the ranks of Hollywood entertainment companies to suffer a major cyber attack. EW has learned that upcoming episodes of a couple series and at least one alleged script or treatment have been put online by hackers who breached the ...and more »

HBO Responds to Anti-Slavery Show #NoConfederate Campaign - Hollywood Reporter

A grassroots campaign against the upcoming slave drama hit No. 2 on Twitter's worldwide trending topics Sunday during 'Game of Thrones.' Following a massive social media campaign urging HBO to abandon its upcoming slave drama Confederate, the ...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 »

HBO Hacked: 1.5 TB Of Data Stolen, Including Script For Unreleased 'Game Of Thrones' Episode - Tech Times

HBO is the latest Hollywood entertainment company to have suffered a cybersecurity breach, as hackers have stolen 1.5 TB worth of data and leaked unreleased episodes of a few shows. HBO joins Netflix and Sony companies who were on the losing end of ...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 »