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First teaser for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is here

First teaser for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon is here

We've known for a long time that HBO is working on a Game of Thrones prequel series called House of the Dragon, but today, we're getting our first look at it. HBO has released the first teaser trailer for House of the Dragon, showing us some brief and somewhat vague glimpses from the show. Unfortunately, this new teaser wasn't accompanied by a premiere date, so it looks like we're going to have to wait longer for that.

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HBO’s The Last of Us shares first image of Joel and Ellie

HBO’s The Last of Us shares first image of Joel and Ellie

Slowly but surely, it seems HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us is coming together. Earlier this year, HBO announced that it found its Joel and Ellie - Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey, two actors who rose to prominence in a certain HBO show called Game of Thrones - and now it looks like production has started on the show. Not only that, but we're getting our first look at Joel and Ellie, though this is only a partial reveal.

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HBO Max lures in new subscribers by cutting its premium price in half

HBO Max lures in new subscribers by cutting its premium price in half

HBO Max, one of the largest streaming services on the market, is luring in new and returning subscribers by slashing the cost of its premium plan for up to half a year. The price decrease makes the premium plan cheaper than the ad-based plan, at least during the promotion, giving subscribers access to new theatrical movies from Warner Bros., HBO originals, and more.

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HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

HBO Max orders Dead Boy Detectives pilot, but a series isn’t guaranteed

WarnerMedia has ordered a pilot episode of Dead Boy Detectives based on the DC Comics characters created by popular author Neil Gaiman. As the name suggests, the story revolves around two dead individuals who hang around Earth investigating crimes rather than moving on to the afterlife.

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Cricket mobile customers get HBO Max perk, but you need the right plan

Cricket mobile customers get HBO Max perk, but you need the right plan

Prepaid carrier Cricket Wireless has announced a new perk that is typically only available to postpaid mobile customers: free access to a major streaming service. The new HBO Max perk will be available to some Cricket subscribers starting tomorrow, August 20, though it only includes the ad-supported video streaming plan.

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HBO Max podcasts expand with Batman and other scripted audio shows

HBO Max podcasts expand with Batman and other scripted audio shows

HBO Max has big plans for its podcast, with parent company WarnerMedia announcing an expansion that includes original, scripted podcast shows. Thus far, the company has focused on companion podcasts for its hit shows like Chernobyl; the upcoming content will differ, instead offering listeners original scripted shows in audio format.

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HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

Dish Network finally offers HBO again around three years after booting it off its platform. The premium network's return is due to a new deal between Dish and WarnerMedia. There have been some big changes with HBO since the carriage deal between the two companies ran out in October 2018, including the launch of HBO Max and AT&T's decision to spin off WarnerMedia as a standalone entertainment company.

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HBO Max 2022 movie plans detailed: Pandemic influence is here to stay

HBO Max 2022 movie plans detailed: Pandemic influence is here to stay

The pandemic disrupted the movie industry in a big way and it looks like its influence is here to stay. WarnerMedia has revealed that several Warner Bros movies will be released on its HBO Max streaming service the same day they're released in theaters next year, a sort of continuation of its hybrid movie launch strategy deployed in 2021.

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HBO Max ad-supported tier finally launches: What to know

HBO Max ad-supported tier finally launches: What to know

Warner Media today launched an ad-supported subscription tier for its streaming service, HBO Max. This ad-supported tier has been in the works for quite some time, and now that it's here, it allows people to subsidize their subscription cost by injecting ads into the content they watch. As you might imagine, there are a few provisos that go along with the less expensive ad-supported tier, but with HBO promising fewer ads-per-hour than its competitors, it isn't all bad news.

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The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 were supposed to be released today

The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 were supposed to be released today

The initial release date for The Matrix 4 was supposed to be today. The first announcement about John Wick: Chapter 4, suggested they were aiming for May 21, 2021 for a release date. Today could have been the day where both The Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 were released in theaters, both on the same day. The latest batch of re-scheduled release notes suggests we'll have The Matrix 4 in December of 2021, while John Wick 4 will be released in May of 2022.

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HBO Max with Ads offers cheaper streaming from June

HBO Max with Ads offers cheaper streaming from June

HBO Max is adding a new, cheaper subscription option, though you'll need to put up with adverts during your streaming. The $9.99 per month tier, dubbed HBO Max with Ads, will launch alongside rather than replacing the existing ad-free HBO Max option, which is priced at $14.99 per month.

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HBO Max gets in on UFO frenzy with movie based on hit non-fiction book

HBO Max gets in on UFO frenzy with movie based on hit non-fiction book

HBO Max will soon be home to a movie based on the hit non-fiction book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record by Leslie Kean. The project comes amid a growing number of reports and renewed public interest in the topic of UFOs, which are now popularly referred to as 'UAPs' by the government in statements on recently released videos.

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