Emmy® and Golden Globe Winner Sarah Jessica Parker Stars And Executive Produces

PHILIPPINES, 25 JUNE 2019 – Starring Sarah Jessica Parker (Emmy® and Golden Globe winner for HBO’s “Sex and the City”), who also serves as an executive producer, DIVORCE returns for its six-episode third season same time as the U.S. on Tuesday, 2 July at 10am, exclusively on HBO. The episode encores on the same day at 10pm on HBO. New episodes premiere every Monday at the same time. In the new season, Frances (Parker) and her ex-husband, Robert (Thomas Haden Church), encounter several bombshell surprises that spin their post-divorce lives in completely unexpected directions.

DIVORCE also features Molly Shannon (Emmy®-nominee for HBO’s “Enlightened”) as Diane, Frances’ close friend, who is having to adjust to a humiliating new life since her husband, Nick, was arrested for embezzlement, and must now decide how independent she actually wants to be. Talia Balsam plays Dallas, Frances’ other close friend and confidante, who is grappling with her own full-blown mid-life crisis: “What’s next? Is this all there is?”

Becki Newton plays Jackie Giannopolis, Robert’s fiancée, whose life is no bed of roses as she deals with being sidelined and with her new blended family. Sterling Jerins plays Lila, Frances and Robert’s teenage daughter, who is enjoying her basketball team’s newfound success, and Charlie Kilgore plays Tom, their 17-year-old son, who is wrestling with his plans for the future, creating new conflicts between Frances and Robert.

Also appearing this season are Dominic Fumusa as Jeremy, Robert’s new overzealous coaching partner; James Lesure, as Henry, Frances’ even-keeled new love interest, who comes with a lot more baggage than expected; Timothy Britten Parker as Leo, Frances’ new eccentric boss; and Patricia Dunnock as Leo’s timid sister, Bev.

Returning are Amy Sedaris as Robert’s off-kilter sister, Cathy, who in just one quick visit manages to throw everything into chaos, and Tracy Letts as Diane’s imprisoned husband, Nick, who is using his time in prison for absolutely zero self-reflection or improvement.

Episodes include:

Season 3, episode 1: “Charred”

Debut date: Tuesday, 2 July at 10am on HBO

Having both moved on, Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) discover that their new lives are much more complicated than anticipated. Diane (Molly Shannon) has her first face-to-face with Nick (Tracy Letts). Dallas (Talia Balsam) continues her quest to connect with her resentful son, Cole (Isaac Josephthal). Written by Liz Tuccillo; directed by Ryan Case.

Season 3, episode 2: “Miami”

Debut date: Tuesday, 9 July at 10am on HBO

Tensions escalate as Robert (Thomas Haden Church) and Jackie’s (Becki Newton) wedding approaches. Robert admits to pre-wedding jitters and Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) plans a quick weekend getaway with Henry (James Lesure). After a therapy session gone awry, Dallas (Talia Balsam) considers what’s next for her. Diane’s (Molly Shannon) future looks bright as she snags a big-spender at her new job. Written by Mark Steilen; directed by Shira Piven.

Season 3, episode 3: “Gaps & Bunches”

Debut date: Tuesday, 16 July at 10am on HBO

Tom’s (Charlie Kilgore) anti-college college essay causes Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) to come to blows regarding their co-parenting styles. Robert’s sister, Cathy (Amy Sedaris), shows up unannounced, wreaking havoc. Diane (Molly Shannon) bonds with a young woman at the store. Written by Adam Resnick; directed by Ryan Case.

Season 3, episode 4: “Bad Manners”

Debut date: Tuesday, 23 July at 10am on HBO

When Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Henry (James Lesure) share a meal with Robert (Thomas Haden Church) and Jackie (Becki Newton), things go from bad to worse and both relationships are strained. Frances has a big day at work. Dallas (Talia Balsam) must deal with yet another troublesome client. Diane (Molly Shannon) catches the attention of an older man. Teleplay by Lisa Albert & Liz Tuccillo; story by Lisa Albert; directed by So Yong Kim.

Season 3, episode 5: “Away Games”

Debut date: Tuesday, 30 July at 10am on HBO

Robert (Thomas Haden Church) and Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) are thrown together for a weekend as they chaperone Lila’s (Sterling Jerins) away game. Robert has his hands full trying to keep rowdy teens in line, while also clocking Frances’ new flirtation. Diane (Molly Shannon) considers a proposition from Gordon (Harris Yulin). Dallas (Talia Balsam) discovers that she and her fellow therapists share a problem. Written by Adam Resnick; directed by Rachel Lee Goldenberg.

Season 3, episode 6: “Knock Knock” (season finale)

Debut date: Tuesday, 6 August at 10am on HBO

As both their relationships reach a moment of truth, Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) face the reality of post-divorce life. Frances urges her new colleagues to break out of their comfort zones. With her career in jeopardy, Dallas (Talia Balsam) discovers what she really wants. Diane (Molly Shannon) reconsiders her relationship with Gordon (Harris Yulin). Written by Liz Tuccillo & Mark Steilen; directed by Ryan Case.

DIVORCE was created by Sharon Horgan; executive produced by Liz Tuccillo, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alison Benson, and Aaron Kaplan. Thomas Haden Church serves as producer. Liz Tuccillo serves as showrunner for season three.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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The Poignant Documentary Will Also Encore On HBO SIGNATURE.

PHILIPPINES, 24 JUNE 2019 – HBO remembers Gloria Vanderbilt with an encore presentation of the poignant documentary NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER, which is available for streaming exclusively on HBO GO. The documentary will also encore on HBO SIGNATURE on 23 and 26 June, 2.30pm and 6pm respectively.

Debuting in 2016, the feature-length film intertwines archival footage and previously unseen home videos spanning eight decades with present-day scenes to paint an intimate portrait of one of America’s most fascinating families. In a series of candid conversations, Cooper and Vanderbilt tell the story of their past and present, losses and loves, and show how, in life, patterns repeat themselves in the most unexpected ways.

NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT & ANDERSON COOPER is a Moxie Firecracker Films production; a film by Liz Garbus; directed by Liz Garbus; executive producer, Anderson Cooper. For HBO: senior producer, Nancy Abraham; executive producer, Sheila Nevins.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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New Episodes Premiere Same Time As The U.S., Every Monday At 9am Exclusively On HBO

PHILIPPINES, 24 JUNE 2019 – The third episode of the new season of the Emmy®-winning HBO Original series BIG LITTLE LIES premieres same time as the U.S. on Monday, 24 June at 9am, exclusively on HBO. The episode will encore on the same day on HBO at 10pm. New episodes premiere every Monday. 

Episode 2 synopsis – Tell-Tale Hearts

Renata faces an uncertain future when Gordon lands in legal trouble. Corey asks Jane out on a “practice” date. After a challenging therapy session with Dr. Reisman, Celeste opens up to Mary Louise about her relationship with Perry. Bonnie’s mom Elizabeth arrives. Ed confronts Madeline about her secrets. Teleplay by David E. Kelley; Story by David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty; Directed by Andrea Arnold.

Episode 3 synopsis – The End of the World

Mary Louise tries to get closer to Jane. Rather than address her troubles at home, Renata focuses her wrath on Principal Nippal. Madeline is forced to confront her issues at a couples therapy session with Dr. Reisman. Celeste remains conflicted by her memories of Perry. Teleplay by David E. Kelley; Story by David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty; Directed by Andrea Arnold.

Created by David E. Kelley, teleplays by David E. Kelley and story by Kelley and Liane Moriarty, and based on the novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Liane Moriarty, the second season of BIG LITTLE LIES explores the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. The stellar cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Meryl Streep.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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PRODUCTION BEGINS FOR HBO ASIA’S NEWEST ORIGINAL INVISIBLE STORIES

Filmed Entirely On Location In Singapore, INVISIBLE STORIES Tells The Untold Stories Of Everyday People

PHILIPPINES, 24 JUNE 2019 – HBO Asia announced today that principal photography for its latest Asia Original, INVISIBLE STORIES, has begun for the six-episode half-hour drama series. INVISIBLE STORIES, a series that shines light into dark corners and tells untold stories from the heartlands and a fictional neighbourhood housing estate in multi-cultural Singapore, is scheduled to premiere later this year on HBO Asia’s on-air, online and on-demand platforms.

INVISIBLE STORIES brings to life stories of everyday people – their joy, their struggles, their sacrifice, with each episode following one neighbour as he or she navigates through everyday life and its challenges. These stories include a man who is a taxi driver by day and a spiritual medium by night; and a banker who is a father and husband but harbours a secret that comes to life late at night.

Featuring a regional cast from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore, Golden Horse Award winner Yeo Yann Yann (‘ILO ILO’, ‘881’ and ‘Singapore Dreaming’) and Taiwanese newcomer Devin Pan headline the first episode which revolves around the lives of a mother and her autistic son.

“With INVISIBLE STORIES, we are pleased to be able to bring to life these, seldom told, intimate stories of people who walk amongst us but are often invisible as we go about our busy lives every day,” said Jonathan Spink, CEO of HBO Asia. “HBO Asia is glad to once again work with talented cast and crew from Singapore and the region to bring local stories to a global stage.”

Created by Singaporean Ler Jiyuan who also wrote the series with a team of local writers, INVISIBLE STORIES is produced by Singapore-based company Birdmandog as part of HBO Asia’s partnership with the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA). The two-and-a-half-year collaboration aims to develop the drama production capabilities of Singapore’s media industry and talent, where HBO Asia will conduct training workshops and work with local talent and companies on HBO Asia Original productions.

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Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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About Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and a cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore’s ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission. For more news and information, visit www.imda.gov.sg or follow IMDA on Facebook IMDAsg and Twitter @IMDAsg.

Based on the bestselling novel by Liane Moriarty and starring Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoё Kravitz and Meryl Streep.

BIG LITTLE LIES returns for its second season same time as the U.S. on Monday, 10 June at 9am, exclusively on HBO. The episode repeats on the same day at 10pm on HBO. New episodes premiere every Monday at the same time.

The new season explores the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode…and the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom.

HBO FILMS’ SHARE DEBUTS 28 JULY EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

Screened At Cannes Film Festival 2019, The Feature-Length Drama Is Based On The Award-Winning Short Film Of The Same Name.

PHILIPPINES, 7 June 2019 – The HBO Films presentation SHARE, which screened in official selection at Cannes Film Festival this year, debuts same time as the U.S. on Sunday, 28 July at 10am exclusively on HBO. The film encores the same day on HBO at 10pm.

Based on Pippa Bianco’s Cannes Film Festival award-winning short of the same name, this feature-length drama stars Rhianne Barreto as 16-year-old Mandy, who discovers a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember and must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout. SHARE also stars Charlie Plummer, Poorna Jagannathan, J.C. MacKenzie, Nicholas Galitzine, Lovie Simone and Danny Mastrogiorgio.

At the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Pippa Bianco received the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and Rhianne Barreto won the Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting, both in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. The film was also featured this year as the closing night screening of MoMA and Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New Directors/New Films Festival, and most recently screened in official selection at Cannes Film Festival.

SHARE is an HBO Films presentation of an A24 and Loveless production; written and directed by Pippa Bianco; produced by Carly Hugo, Tyler Byrne and Matt Parker.

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Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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Catch THE LAST WATCH for one final hurray, stay tuned for fresh entertainment and celebrate the return of THE HANDMAID’S TALE and BIG LITTLE LIES.

PHILIPPINES, 24 MAY 2019 – Winter may be over, however the entertainment does not stop. Following the immense success of Game of Thrones, HBO Asia continues to bring new shows and award-winning entertainment to its viewers. From a documentary in conjunction with Game of Thrones’ final season, to returning seasons of award-winning series BIG LITTLE LIES and THE HANDMAID’S TALE. In addition, brand new HBO Original Series EUPHORIA, CINEMAX Original Series JETT and brand new series CATCH-22, will leave viewers spoilt for choice this May and June.

  1. GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH – For those that are still reeling from the last episode of GAME OF THRONES, do not miss the HBO Original documentary, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCHwhich debuts same time as the U.S. at 9am on 27 May. The documentary delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland. An up-close and personal report from the trenches of production, follow the crew and the cast as they contend with extreme weather and punishing deadlines. One final yay!
  2. BIG LITTLE LIES Season 2– The new season of the HBO Original series BIG LITTLE LIES will continue to explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. With a stellar cast of Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz and Meryl Streep, season 2 will premiere 10 June same time as the U.S. at 9am exclusively on HBO. The episode encores that same night at 10pm on HBO with new episodes premiering weekly.
  3. THE HANDMAID’S TALE Season 3 – Season 3 makes its anticipated return with three episodes on 6 June exclusively on HBO GO. A new episode of the 13-episode third season will premiere every subsequent Thursday. This season is driven by June’s resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead and her struggle to strike back against overwhelming odds. Startling reunions, betrayals, and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead force all characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: “Blessed be the fight.”
  4. EUPHORIA – This brand new HBO Original drama series begins its eight-episode season on 17 June same time as the U.S. at 10am on HBO. New episodes premiere weekly. Following a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma and social media, the series will be executive produced by Drake, along with manager Future the Prince. The ensemble cast includes: actor and singer Zendaya, Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith and Sydney Sweeney.
  5. JETT – For non-stop adrenaline and heart-pumping moments, the CINEMAX drama series JETT is expected to hit those notes. Staring Carla Gugino as world-class thief Daisy “Jett” Kowalski, fresh out of prison, she is forced back into doing what she does best, and a cast of morally ambivalent, dangerous and eccentric criminals, from budding femme fatales to compromised law enforcers, are determined to exploit her skills for their own ends. JETT begins its nine-episode season, same time as the U.S. at 10am, on June 15 on HBO GO and CINEMAX. 
  6. CATCH-22– The highly anticipated comedy drama is executive produced, directed and stars Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning actor and producer George ClooneyFilmed in Rome and Sardina, Italy, CATCH-22 is based on the celebrated novel of the same name written by Joseph Heller which follows the adventures of a U.S. air squadron in Italy where the world is being torn apart by World War II and the abuse of power. While all six episodes were released earlier on HBO GO on 18 May, the series airs on HBO on 4 June at 9.15pm. New episodes premiere weekly.

Yearning for more fantasy series? Look out for the return of the award-winning HBO Original series WESTWORLD and a brand new HBO Original series HIS DARK MATERIALS coming soon to HBO. In HIS DARK MATERIALS, Philip Pullman’s fantasy series will come to life with leads James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson and Lin-Manuel Miranda. WESTWORLD Season 3, a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth, returns in 2020 with Vincent Cassel joining the cast. Click on the hyperlinks for the trailers.  

At the same time, #throwback to your favourite screen moments on HBO GO. Subscribers have unlimited access to stream HBO’s complete library of original versions of all HBO Original content (series, movies and documentaries) from the U.S. and Asia, Hollywood blockbusters as well as all-time favourite kids programmes anytime, anywhere. Binge past seasons of GAME OF THRONES or catch up on WESTWORLD while eagerly awaiting the new season. Or re-watch one of the most lauded Mandarin dramas of 2019, THE WORLD BETWEEN US, which follows the aftermath of a mass-shooting where all parties involved – the killer, the victims, the victims’ families, the media and the defense teams, whose fates are all intertwined.

Full seasons of previous HBO Originals such as THE SOPRANOS, BAND OF BROTHERSENTOURAGETHE NEWSROOM and SEX AND THE CITY, blockbuster hits such as WONDER WOMANJUSTICE LEAGUEJURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT are also available on HBO GO.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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PHILIPPINES, 17 MAY 2019 – ICE ON FIRE, an eye-opening documentary that focuses on many never-before-seen solutions designed to slow down our escalating environmental crisis, goes beyond the current climate change narrative and offers hope that we can actually stave off the worst effects of global warming.

Produced by Oscar®-winner Leonardo DiCaprio, George DiCaprio and Mathew Schmid, and directed by Leila Conners, the film will have its world premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival as an Official Selection on Wednesday, 22 May. ICE ON FIRE debuts same time as the U.S. on Wednesday 12 June at 8am, exclusively on HBO GO. The documentary will also be available on HBO SIGNATURE in August 2019.

Eleven years after Conners’ first collaboration with DiCaprio on The 11th Hour,”which emphasised the problems of climate change, ICE ON FIRE instead focuses on the cutting-edge research behind today’s climate science – and the innovations aimed at reducing carbon in the atmosphere, which could pave the way for a reduction in the global temperature rise and a benefit to the planet’s life systems.

“My partners and I made ICE ON FIRE to give a voice to the scientists and researchers who work tirelessly every day on the front lines of climate change,” says producer and narrator Leonardo DiCaprio. “We wanted to make a film that depicts the beauty of our planet while highlighting much-needed solutions across renewable energy and carbon sequestration. This film does more than show what is at stake if we continue on a course of inaction and complacency – it shows how, with the help of dedicated scientists, we can all fight back. I hope audiences will be inspired to take action to protect our beautiful planet.”

With sweeping cinematography of a world worth saving, ICE ON FIRE was filmed across the globe, from Norway to Alaska, Iceland to Colorado, Switzerland to Costa Rica to Connecticut. The film highlights firsthand accounts of people at the forefront of the climate crisis, with insights from scientists, farmers, innovators and others.

ICE ON FIRE emphasises the importance of an immediate, two-pronged approach to reversing the crisis: reducing carbon emissions through traditional renewable energy sources and new ones, like tidal energy, and implementing “drawdown” measures, focusing on methods for drawing down and sequestering carbon, including direct air capture, sea farms, urban farms, biochar, marine snow, bionic leaves and others.

While much of the political and economic focus has been on the energy sector, the film points out that drawdown (pulling CO2 out of the atmosphere and oceans and sequestering it underground or into new materials) is perhaps the best hope for mitigating climate change.

The film visits places such as: the Usal Redwood Forrest Foundation in northern California, highlighting a carbon-storage project that focuses on reforestation and creates “biochar” to put CO2 back into the soil; Ron Finley’s urban farm in Los Angeles, where members of the community grow food that takes carbon out of the air and is nutritious; Climeworks’ nimble direct air capture machine in Zurich; and Thimble Island Ocean Farm off the coast of Connecticut, where owner Bren Smith grows shellfish and seaweed that soak up more carbon than land-based plants and can be used for food, animal feed and fertilizer.

ICE ON FIRE finds that while the risks and urgency may be higher than ever today, there are also greater opportunities for innovative solutions, offering a realistic but hopeful perspective on a key global issue that demands our attention.

ICE ON FIRE is directed by Leila Conners; narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio; producers, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mathew Schmid and Leila Conners; executive producers, George DiCaprio, Roee Sharon Peled; cinematography by Harun Mehmedinovic. For HBO: executive producers, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller.

ICE ON FIRE debuts same time as the U.S. on Wednesday 12 June at 8am, exclusively on HBO GO. The documentary will also be available on HBO SIGNATURE in August 2019.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

ABOUT APPIAN WAY PRODUCTIONS

Appian Way is a film and television production company founded by Leonardo DiCaprio. Jennifer Davisson serves as president of production. The company has put forth strong efforts to gain headway in the documentary world, especially as it pertains to progressive environmental change. Appian Way produced “Before the Flood,” a documentary that sheds light on climate change. It also produced the Academy Award®-nominated “Virunga,” directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. Appian isworking ondocumentaries including the critically acclaimed “Struggle,” “The Ivory Game,” “How to Change the World,” “Catching the Sun” and the documentary series “Fire Chasers”. Last year Appian also produced the critically acclaimed documentary series “Frontiersmen” as a sequel to the “Men Who Built America,” as well as “Jonestown: Terror In The Jungle” and currently is in production on a multi-part documentary series about Ulysses S. Grant.

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The Series Culminates On 20 May Same Time As The U.S. At 9am Exclusively On HBO

PHILIPPINES, 14 MAY 2019 – Following the penultimate episode premiere of GAME OF THRONES Season 8 yesterday, HBO has made available several behind-the-scenes videos regarding the episode.

David Benioff (Executive Producer, Writer) and D.B. Weiss (Executive Producer, Writer) break down Episode 5 in ‘Inside The Episode’ – 

“Jon Snow is someone that she’s fallen in love with and as far as she’s concerned by this point Jon has betrayed her by telling people about his true identity, and also the fact that he’s unable to return her affections at this point. I think that when she says “let it be fear” she’s resigning herself to the fact that she may have to get things done in a way that isn’t pleasant and she may have to get things done in a way that is horrible to lots of people. She chose violence, and a Targaryen choosing violence is a pretty terrifying thing.”

“I don’t think she decided ahead of time that she was going to do what she did. And then she sees the Red Keep which is to her, the home that her family built when they first came over to this country 300 years ago. It’s in that moment on the walls of King’s Landing where she’s looking at that symbol of everything that was taken from her, when she makes the decision to make this personal.”

In addition, a 35-minute featurette, The Game Revealed Episode 5, delves into the astounding set builds, stunt work, and battles of “The Bells.” Production designer Deb Riley, SFX supervisor Sam Conway, VFX producer Steve Kullback, and prosthetics designer Barrie Gower give exclusive interviews alongside series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, episode director Miguel Sapochnik, actors Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and more to explain how the massacre of King’s Landing – from the destruction of the Iron Fleet, to the “Clegane Bowl,” to the fall of the Red Keep – came to life.

The series finale of the Emmy®-winning HBO Original series GAME OF THRONES premieres same time as the U.S. on Monday, 20 May at 9am exclusively on HBO. 

New trailer for the final episode can be viewed here.

Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, this HBO award-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. Members of the ensemble cast for the eighth season include Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

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PHILIPPINES, 14 MAY 2019 – The HBO Films presentation DEADWOOD will debut same time as the U.S. on Saturday, 1st June at 8am on HBO GO. The movie will subsequently premiere on HBO on Sunday, 2nd June at 9pm.

In this original movie based on David Milch’s acclaimed, Emmy®-winning HBO series of the same name which debuted 15 years ago, the indelible characters of the show are reunited after a decade to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds reopened as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought.

Returning cast members include: Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, Paula Malcomson, John Hawkes (HBO’s “Eastbound & Down”) , Anna Gunn, Dayton Callie, Brad Dourif, Robin Weigert (HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” “Angels in America”), William Sanderson (HBO’s “True Blood”), Kim Dickens (HBO’s “Treme”), Gerald McRaney, Sean Bridgers, W. Earl Brown and Keone Young (HBO’s “True Blood”), among others. The film will also feature new cast member Jade Pettyjohn.

During its three-season, 36-episode run on HBO from 2004 to 2006, the “Deadwood” series was nominated for 28 Primetime Emmy® Awards, winning eight, including Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Walter Hill). The series also received a Golden Globe® Award for Best Performer by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (Ian McShane).

Executive produced by David Milch, Carolyn Strauss, Daniel Minahan, Gregg Fienberg, Scott Stephens, Ian McShane and Timothy Olyphant; co-executive producer, Regina Corrado; directed by Daniel Minahan; written by David Milch.

View the new trailer here.

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About HBO ASIA

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), Singapore-based HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia first through its exclusive licensing deals with major Hollywood and independent studios, including Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and DreamWorks Animation. HBO is available across 23 territories across Asia. HBO Asia has proprietary and award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes produced exclusively for HBO viewers. HBO Asia broadcasts five 24-hour commercial-free subscription movie channels: HBO, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO Hits and Cinemax; an Asian movie channel, Red by HBO; internet streaming platform, HBO GO; subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, HBO On Demand; and a branded SVOD service in China, 鼎级剧场 (ding ji ju chang). HBO Asia is also the exclusive distributor of BabyFirst channel in the region. Log on to www.hboasia.com for more information.

HBO and Home Box Office are trademarks of Home Box Office, Inc. Used with permission