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Zendaya to Star in New HBO Pilot with Lots of Young Stars!

Zendaya is clearly moving on from her Disney days and she’s set to star in an upcoming HBO drama pilot titled Euphoria!

The 21-year-old actress will be joined by some of the hottest up-and-coming young stars in Hollywood, including A Wrinkle in Time‘s Storm Reid, The Kissing Booth‘s Jacob Elordi, and Other People‘s Maude Apatow.

Also joining the cast are Eric Dane, Lukas Gage, Brian “Astro” Bradley, Angus Cloud, Alexa Demie, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Hunter Schafer, and Sydney Sweeney.

Euphoria tells “the story of drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship all told by a lying, drug addicted 17 year old girl named Rue (Zendaya),” according to Variety.

HBO's 'Watchmen' Pilot Casts Regina King, Don Johnson, & More!

Regina King and Don Johnson will star in the upcoming Watchmen pilot for HBO!

Damon Lindelof is creating the new series and he previously worked with Regina on his show The Leftovers!

Also joining the cast are Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens, and Andrew Howard, according to Variety. No details about the characters have been announced yet.

Lindelof took to Instagram this week to tell fans about his vision for the series. It will not be a re-telling of the graphic novel, but instead tell a new story with new characters existing in the same universe.

“Some of the characters will be unknown,” he said. “New faces. New masks to cover them. We also intend to revisit the past century of Costumed Adventuring through a surprising yet familiar set of eyes…and it is here we will be taking our greatest risks.”

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Serena Williams Opens Up About Being a Mom & Return to Tennis in HBO Documentary - Watch the Trailer!

Serena Williams is sharing a look inside her life as a new mom with HBO!

In May, HBO will be releasing a five-part documentary chronicling the 36-year-old tennis star’s pregnancy with daughter Alexis Olympia, wedding to Alexis Ohanian, and return to tennis.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Serena Williams

“I don’t know if there’s anything left for me in tennis,” Serena says in the newly released teaser. “But I am not done yet.”

Being Serena
premieres on Wednesday, May 2 at 10/9c.

Watch the teaser trailer below!

Being Serena (2018) Official Teaser Trailer | HBO

J.J. Abrams' New Series 'Demimonde' Lands at HBO!

A new sci-fi series from J.J. Abrams has been ordered straight to series by HBO, though details of the show’s plot are still under wraps.

Demimonde is being “described as an epic and intimate sci-fi fantasy drama that deals with a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force,” according to Variety.

Abrams‘ Bad Robot will produce the series with Warner Bros. Television and HBO. He will be writing the series, marking the first time he will write for television since Fringe in 2008.

In the movie world, Abrams is continuing his work with the Star Wars franchise as the producer, writer, and director of the upcoming Episode IX.

HBO Drops 'Game Change' Miniseries Amid Mark Halperin Harassment Claims, Book Gets Canceled Too

HBO has decided to not move forward with an upcoming miniseries based partially on an upcoming book by political journalist Mark Halperin, who has been accused of sexually harassment by five women.

Halperin is the co-author of the book Game Change, which was turned a 2012 movie and won Emmys for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress for Julianne Moore, who played Sarah Palin.

The upcoming miniseries was slated to following the 2016 presidential election.

“HBO is no longer proceeding with the project tied to the untitled book co-authored by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann on the 2016 Presidential election,” HBO said in a statement (via Variety). “HBO has no tolerance for sexual harassment within the company or its productions.”

The book that he was planning to publish in 2018 has also been canceled.

“In light of of the recent news regarding Mark Halperin, the Penguin Press has decided to cancel our plans to publish a book he was co-authoring on the 2016 election,” the publisher announced.