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Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, Emily Meade, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q

'The Leftovers' Won't Bring Back Some of the Cast in Season 2

December 08, 2014 06:12:05

The cast of HBO's "" will shrink in the second season. The drama thriller will be going through a creative reboot for its sophomore year, shedding a large portion of the fourteen regular cast members who are in supporting roles.

Deadline reported that some of the regulars won't be returning for season 2 as the setting is moved from the fictional town of Mapleton, New York to a new location. It's unclear at this point which characters are benched but most of the leads such as , , Margaret Qualley, Chris Zylka, Carrie Coon, and Christopher Eccleston are poised to return.

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Justin Theroux's Drama 'The Leftovers' Gets Season 2

August 14, 2014 07:08:21

HBO has given 's drama "" a second season. The show's average rating of 7.4 million viewers is more than satisfactory for the network, although not stellar like "".

"We are thrilled to bring back THE LEFTOVERS for a second season with the exceptional talents of Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta," president, HBO Programming Michael Lombardo said. "It has been truly exciting to see the overwhelming response to their provocative and original storytelling. We look forward to continuing the journey as the show delves deeper into the lives of those who remain."

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'The Leftovers' 1.03 Preview: Burnt Down

July 07, 2014 12:07:06

"" highlights the impact of the Departure from religious aspect in next week's episode. A preview for the said outing has been released, focusing on Reverend Matt Jamison who tries to convince someone that their suffering is meaningless if they can no longer separate the innocent from the guilty.

According to the synopsis, in the face of dwindling church attendance and threats on his life, Matt continues to preach his gospel: that many who disappeared in the Departure were sinners and not saints.

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Jennifer Aniston Supports Justin Theroux at 'The Leftovers' Premiere

June 24, 2014 10:06:03

and made their first red carpet appearance together in months at the premiere of "" in New York City. The couple's last official appearance in public was when attending the "" premiere at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival in September.

During the special screening at NYU Skirball Center on Monday, June 23, the actress looked radiant in a black blouse left unbuttoned which was paired with a black miniskirt. Her fiance also opted for a semi-formal look with a white shirt and a blue suit. They were all smiles as they posed for photographers, wrapping their arms around each other.

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New Trailer for HBO's 'The Leftovers' Sees the Breakdown After the Rapture

June 09, 2014 02:06:36

HBO further teases viewers with a new sneak peek for its rookie series "". The video shares some never-before-seen scenes as it continues to highlight the intense situation following the disappearance of 2 percent of the Earth's population.

While the experts and the government seek scientific explanation to what has happended to the missing people, some others turn to God to ask for forgiveness and miracle, but a man doubts that it was the rapture as written on the Bible. Others, including 's Kevin Garvey, have a breakdown and there are some physical confrontation, particularly caused by the appearance of cult members wearing white.

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TV Shows to Watch in Summer 2014

May 01, 2014 03:05:09

After soaking up the sun, now you have more reasons to stay at home at night these coming months. With new ambitious projects and returning hit shows lined up on primetime by both broadcast networks and cable channels, television is undoubtedly still the best home entertainment this summer. Thus, AceShowbiz presents a TV guide highlighting five freshmen and five returning series that you don't want to miss this summer.

The new programs, which have created a buzz, include HBO's "" starring , which envisions a global Rapture, and FOX's miniseries "", which once again sees 's Jack Bauer in a race against time. Meanwhile, Netflix's "" takes fans back to the life in prison, and popular horror series "" returns with its swan song.

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'The Leftovers' Full-Length Trailer Shows Nudity and Mysterious Stalkers

April 28, 2014 12:04:34

HBO has debuted a full-length trailer for Damon Lindelof's "" ahead of the summer premiere of the new series. It opens with the Rapture, where 2 percent of the Earth's population disappears without explanation.

The show fast forwards three years after the Rapture and while the world struggles to understand what happened and where they went, things get intense. "Some bad s**t's coming and there's no getting around it," one character says. "Grace period's over."

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First Teaser for HBO's 'The Leftovers'

April 07, 2014 02:04:49

HBO has given a look at its new series "" by debuting the first teaser. "Two percent doesn't sound like much," a narrator says in the video. "It's 140 million people. And like that, they were gone."

Based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta, the upcoming drama is the story of the people who didn't make the cut. When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it.

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Damon Lindelof's 'The Leftovers' Starring Justin Theroux Gets Series Order From HBO

September 17, 2013 09:09:20

Damon Lindelof's latest TV project has been picked up by HBO. The premium cable channel has granted "" a 10-episode series commitment. The show marks Lindelof's first foray into cable and his first TV project after "" ended its run in 2010.

Based on Tom Perrotta's 2011 best-selling book of the same title, the new show takes place after the Rapture happens but not quite like it's supposed to. "This is the story of the people who didn't make the cut... and a world that will never be the same," the official logline reads.

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Liv Tyler Books First TV Gig With Damon Lindelof's HBO Pilot

June 19, 2013 09:06:05

is set to make her TV debut with HBO's pilot "". She has been cast on the television adaptation of Tom Perrotta's 2011 book of the same name, being set to share screen with who was earlier cast in a lead male role.

Tyler will play Meg, a young woman who is about to be married, but needs an escape. She eventually is recruited to join a cult following the Rapture. Theroux, meanwhile, will portray Kevin Garvey, a town's chief of police and a father of two who is "trying to maintain some semblance of normalcy in a world that is starting to completely reject that notion."

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Justin Theroux Is One of 'The Leftovers' in Damon Lindelof's HBO Pilot

June 05, 2013 03:06:19

has landed a lead role in HBO's pilot "". Written by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta based on Perrotta's 2011 book of the same title, the pilot will be directed by Peter Berg who also serves as executive producer along with Lindelof, Ron Yerxa, Albert Berger and Sarah Aubrey.

The drama takes place after the Rapture happens but not quite like it's supposed to. "This is the story of the people who didn't make the cut... and a world that will never be the same," the official logline reads.

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