The Leftovers’ Nicole Kassell to direct HBO’s Watchmen pilot

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There will be a mini-Leftovers reunion on the set of HBO’s Watchmen series—according to The Hollywood Reporter, Nicole Kassell will direct the pilot episode of Damon Lindelof’s adaptation. She will also executive produce the series, which has no start or release date yet, along with Lindelof’s WBTV-based White Rabbit …

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‘Watchmen’ HBO Series Taps Nicole Kassell to Direct Pilot

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Nicole Kassell will direct and executive produce the “Watchmen” pilot currently in the works at HBO from Damon Lindelof. Kassell is no stranger to HBO. She previously helmed multiple episodes of “The Leftovers,” which was created by Lindelof. She also directed an episode of the Martin Scorsese-Mick Jagger HBO drama “Vinyl.” Her other TV directing […]

‘Watchmen’: Nicole Kassell To Direct HBO Pilot From Damon Lindelof

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The Leftovers showrunner Damon Lindelof has tapped one of the series’ episodic directors, Nicole Kassell, to helm the pilot for his high-profile followup drama project at HBO, Watchmen.
The pilot was written by Lindelof based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series, which is considered a dark satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre.
Lindelof and Kassell will executive produce the pilot. The project, from Lindelof’s White Rabbit in…

HBO Topper On ‘Deadwood’ Movie Start Date & More Revivals, ‘Watchmen’ & More

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The long-gestating Deadwood movie is slowly but surely moving toward production. During HBO’s portion of TCA, HBO president Casey Bloys confirmed that the network is looking at fall 2018 for production to start.
“Assuming that we could get all the actors back together, I think this is something we would do possibly next fall, fall 2018,” he told Deadline. Talks with the cast are currently underway, focusing on their availability.
As for the script by Deadwood creator…