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Learn more about the residents of a seemingly-quaint British village named Pagford in the new trailer for HBO's 'The Casual Vacancy'. [...]
Oh, no! Someone died. That's how J.K. Rowling's The Casual Vacancy starts — Barry Fairbrother is no longer with us, and the entire town is flipping out. You can watch the rest in three parts on HBO at the end of April. (Keep an eye out for Harry Potter Easter... More »
A three-part miniseries based on The Casual Vacancy, J.K. Rowling’s first novel outside of the wizarding world, is coming to HBO in April—and from the trailer, it looks somewhat like a British small-town version of Game of Thrones. “Everyone’s got skeletons rattling in their cupboard,” a disembodied voice says ominously. Show More Summary
First Trailer for J. K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, Coming to HBO on April 29.
J.K. Rowling is coming to HBO. The network has debuted the new trailer for The Casual Vacancy, a three-part miniseries based on Rowling’s first post-Harry Potter novel. Rory Kinnear plays Barry Fairbrother, a parish councillor in the English suburb of Pagford. Show More Summary
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As a fan of the Harry Potter novels and films I was excited when JK Rowling released her first post Potter book. It sounded interesting – an English village torn apart by a parish election. When the weighty tome arrived, I promptly didn’t read it for two years. Show More Summary
JK Rowling, author of the insanely popular Harry Potter series, recently had one of her other novels adapted for the small screen. The televised version of The Casual Vacancy was split into three parts, and Rowling watched, and cried, over the end. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling tweeted “This biting, blackly comic drama reminded me of mid-Eighties series A Very Peculiar Practice, Blott on the Landscape and Porterhouse Blue – panoramic ensemble pieces with a cartoonish sense of the absurd. The review uncovers many spoilers, especially it’s reaction to the changed ending, and can be read here. YouTube also posted trailers...read more!
Sadly, it does not appear that the BBC One adaptation of The Casual Vacancy flies as well as Harry on a broomstick. The show seems to have lost about 2 million views between it’s premiere and it’s second installment last Sunday. The Independent, among many other news sources, also reports that it’s rival, Julie Walter’s...read more!
BBC One is cock-a-hoop that its TV adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy scored an average of 6.6 million viewers and swept aside Channel 4's Indian Summers (2.5 million) and ITV's Mr Selfridge (3.2 million) (CLICK). I wonder how many viewers will stay the course of JK's tedious hokum The Casual Vacancy, a mess of boring characters. Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy made its TV debut this weekend. Many newspapers’ entertainment critics are releasing reviews and reactions of the show. Snippets from major papers can be seen below. Here at Leaky, in America, we are unable to view the show until April–at that time we will release our own review. If you were...read more!
I had fears that 12 Monkeys could settle on a simple formula of searching for the Night Room and the Army of the 12 Monkeys in our present, and a battle for the facility in the future. I no longer have such concerns about the direction of the show after this week’s episode, The Night [...]Show More Summary
They thought it needed a more appealing ending.
J.K. Rowling, the immensely successful writer of Harry Potter who could seemingly do no wrong, has had a story of hers significantly edited by the BBC. In adapting The Casual Vacancy – Rowling’s first foray into adult fiction after Harry Potter – for the television screen, screenwriter Sarah Phelps changed the ending. Show More Summary
The BBC have released the first look at JK Rowling’s first post-Harry Potter novel – The Casual Vacancy. It will be airing in the UK in three parts this February and soon in the USA on HBO. Looks quite good! What’s it about? The Casual...Show More Summary