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Alan Ball

  1. vulture festival la
    We Almost Lived in a World Where Benedict Cumberbatch Played Bill on True BloodAnd Jessica Chastain auditioned for the role of Sookie.
  2. Here and Now Is Here and Not Worth WatchingAlan Ball’s third HBO series is no Six Feet Under or True Blood.
  3. Here and Now Trailer: Alan Ball Is Giving HBO Its Own, Heart-Tugging This Is UsTim Robbins and Holly Hunter star as the parents of several adopted children and one biological child.
  4. Holly Hunter Joins Alan Ball’s HBO ShowLet’s hope she wears her Top of the Lake wig.
  5. the industry
    A New Alan Ball Family Drama Is Coming to HBOIt will focus on a “contemporary multiracial family.”
  6. party chats
    Alan Ball: Six Feet Under’s Finale Still Makes Him CrySame.
  7. endings
    The Oral History of Six Feet Under’s Final SceneAlan Ball, Lauren Ambrose, Michael C. Hall, and others reminisce about one of TV’s best finishes.
  8. alternative casting
    Can You Imagine Chris Meloni in Six Feet Under?Rolling Stone has a comprehensive new oral history.
  9. virtuoso
    Elton John and Alan Ball’s HBO Pilot Sounds Really CoolIt’s about musical prodigies in 18th-century Vienna. 
  10. stripper dramas
    Ben Stiller in Talks for I Am ChippendalesIt’s a stripper drama.
  11. vampires
    Rick Santorum Inspired This Season of True BloodIs that why it’s so terrible?
  12. tv
    True Blood Co-Executive Producer to Take Over for Alan BallMark Hudis will step in as showrunner.
  13. casting couch
    Elizabeth Banks Set for Alan Ball’s New MovieShe’ll play an office drone who snaps.
  14. tv
    Alan Ball Is Developing a Show for CinemaxAnd it’s set in Amish country.
  15. tv
    Alan Ball Will Stay With True Blood for Season Five“I don’t have any desire to leave because I’m having more fun than I ever had in my life.”
  16. lawsuits
    Quentin Tarantino Sues Alan Ball for Having Very Loud Exotic BirdsLifestyles of the rich and famous.
  17. the industry
    Industry: DiCaprio is The Devil in the White CityPlus: Alan Ball sells “a dark comedy with a twist.”
  18. comic-con 2010
    Comic-Con Roundup: Guillermo del Toro Wants to Direct Frankenstein; True Blood Uses MerkinsPlus: Ruffalo as the Hulk!
  19. casting couch
    Alan Ball Casts Ben Whishaw in His New HBO PilotWhishaw will be the lead in ‘All Signs of Death.’
  20. ballsy
    Alan Ball Creating a New Series About DeathHe seems to have a thing for that theme.
  21. quote machine
    Jack White Will Never See This Blog PostPlus: Lady Gaga hasn’t slept in three days.
  22. quote machine
    It’s All Downhill After the Second Oscar, Says Hilary SwankPlus: David Beckham to be a REAL sex symbol for Halloween.
  23. kiss my grits
    True Blood Finally Gets a Much-Deserved Laugh TrackCall us crazy, but we vastly prefer this to ‘Alice’!
  24. fangbangers
    True Blood Casts the Vampire King of MississippiSay hello to Denis O’Hare, everyone!
  25. vampires
    Vulture Presents Another Minor True Blood Quibble, or: Eric Can Fly!?!Alan Ball keeps messing with the laws of vampire physics!
  26. vampires
    True Blood Scares Up Big Ratings for HBOThe season-two premiere was the highest-rated program on the network since ‘The Sopranos.’
  27. chat room
    Alan Ball on ‘True Blood,’ ‘Towelhead,’ and Hollywood’s Crush on VampiresBall raps with Vulture about pedophiles, death, and sex.
  28. vampires
    HBO Orders Second Season of ‘True Blood’ Because, Well, What the Hell Else Have They Got?In other news, hasn’t ‘Mad Men’ been great lately?
  29. vampires
    Sternbergh on ‘True Blood’: Who Are These Vampires Supposed to Be, Anyway?So this is about vampires as the gay community, right? Well, not precisely.
  30. quote machine
    Noel Gallagher Inadvertently Invents Awesome New Genre of Video GamesPlus: Kristen Schaal goes nuts!
  31. apropos of nothing
    Alan Ball’s New Movie Has Everyone Pissed Off, Except for Warner BrothersWarner Independent Pictures and Netflix’s Red Envelope Entertainment have upped the ante by purchasing rights to American Beauty scribe Alan Ball’s controversial directorial debut Nothing is Private.
  32. the industry
    Let’s Go, Voltron Force!Plus industry news on Thor, Anne Hathaway, and Chris Farley.