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Apr 22, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

The third annual The Contenders Emmys, Deadline’s television awards-season event, is now underway at the DGA Theater in Hollywood, where a total of 24 networks and studios are showing off 43 of their Emmy-contender programs to kick off Emmy season. The event is happening all day in front of a packed, invitation-only audience of Television […]

Apr 22, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

As a denizen of New York, Peter Sarsgaard knew all too well the overwhelming emotions associated with the tragic 9/11 attacks. “In an emotional event like this, everyone’s first reaction is just to lick their wounds,” Sarsgaard said when he visited the L.A. Times video studio this week. “It’s completely understandable. But it’s just like […]

Apr 22, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

Hulu’s The Looming Tower tackles terrorism and the lead up to 9/11 that was 60 years in the making, managing to pack the multifaceted subject into ten episodes. The result is as riveting as the subject matter. Based on the Lawrence Wright book of the same name, one White House insider called it the definitive […]

Mar 26, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

In a world where people say present-day politics are far more intense than any drama, The Looming Tower is breaking that stigma. Hulu’s miniseries is a dramatic retelling of the information war between the FBI and CIA in the late 1990s and early 2000s which unwittingly led to the destruction of the World Trade Center […]

Mar 17, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

The meticulously researched series reveals how the agencies’ bitter rivalry had a real cost: it allowed 9/11 to happen. Read More here

Mar 10, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

“I was in New York on 9/11. I was at West Broadway and Canal Street, and that time will always be a very emotional time to me,” says actor Peter Sarsgaard when discussing his role as CIA analyst Martin Schmidt in the Hulu limited series “The Looming Tower,” which explores the conflicts between the CIA […]

Mar 03, 18   Jules   0 Comment ‘The Looming Tower’

If you had any notion that Hulu’s historic Emmy win last year with The Handmaid’s Tale was the only prestige weapon in the streamer’s arsenal, the February 28-debuting The Looming Tower will surely dispel that fallacy. The 10-episode series based on Lawrence Wright’s 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to […]

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