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11:44 AM on 09/18/13 
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This could be cool, right?

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The premium cable network has granted Damon Lindelof's adaptation of the Tom Perrotta best-seller a 10-episode series commitment, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Leftovers takes place as the Rapture happens -- but not quite like itís supposed to. The former Lost showrunner's take tells the story of the people who didnít make the cut and a world that will never be the same.

Lindelof co-wrote and executive produced the Warner Bros. Television and Adventure Corps effort with Perrotta. Ron Yerxa, Albert Berger, Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey also are on board as EPs, with Berg directing the pilot. Lindelof will serve as showrunner.
The cast is led by Justin Theroux, whose public profile has been raised with his engagement to film star --and tabloid staple-- Jennifer Aniston. He'll play the police chief who's trying to maintain some semblance of normalcy in a world that is beginning to reject that notion. The role marks Theroux's first regular series role since CBS' 2000 drama The District.


Liv Tyler will make her small-screen debut as Meg, a young woman about to be married who needs an escape. She becomes a target for recruitment by members of an enigmatic cult. Private Practice's Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, Emily Meade, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q, Paterson Joseph and Brad Leland round out the cast. The Leftovers marks the first of what is likely to be a new stream of outside studio buys for HBO. The network is currently developing projects with 20th Century Fox Television's Ryan Murphy (Open) and Warner's J.J. Abrams (Westworld), among others. At a recent industry conference, HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo acknowledged that his network has loosened up with its long-held philosophy about the importance of owning its own programming. With so much top talent in deals at other studios, he noted that it would be foolish not to be open to buying projects from the outside. What's more, he added, it will allow the network famous for its hefty budgets to spread the risk. As he put it: "It's nice to have people betting with us."
In the case of Leftovers, HBO picked up the rights to the project with Perrotta in 2011. Lindelof read the book and tracked the rights to HBO. Upon signing a rich overall deal with Warner Bros. TV, he met with the author and together the duo began discussions for what a series take on the property would look like.

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12:10 AM on 09/19/13 
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hopefully it's good. almost everything HBO does is good so i have hope.
06:46 AM on 09/19/13 
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I think the concept sounds awesome. I like Justin Theroux as an actor and I like Damon Lindelof and Peter Berg being involved. This should be pretty awesome.
06:03 PM on 04/27/14 
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Trailer they just showed before GoT looks GREAT
06:05 PM on 04/27/14 
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06:32 PM on 04/27/14 
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Okay...now I'm interested
06:47 PM on 04/27/14 
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Alan Johnson!!!

Looks great
06:47 PM on 04/27/14 
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When I first heard about this show being greenlit a while ago I didn't know Damon Lindelof was involved, and heard Justin Theroux was in it, and totally thought it was a comedy up until like a week ago. But, the trailer looks really good.
06:55 PM on 04/27/14 
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Looks pretty awesome
07:32 PM on 04/27/14 
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I'm in
07:39 PM on 04/27/14 
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looks right on the edge of stupidity
03:53 AM on 04/28/14 
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Looks just like a Lindelof take on Torchwood: Miracle Day. I'll pass for now.


I didn't know Paterson Joseph was in this, though, so that's cool.
04:06 AM on 04/28/14 
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From the previews I saw last night, it looks pretty great. A bunch of new shows and what not coming out that sound cool.
05:51 AM on 04/28/14 
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Could be pretty cool, I guess. I've definitely seen worse trailers.
06:20 AM on 04/28/14 
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I am excited to see how it comes out.



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