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The Leftovers Star Scott Glenn & Director Mimi Leder On Their Exposure To The Oldest Culture On Planet Earth

Several weeks agoas the series finale of HBO s The Leftovers was about to air on the East Coastdirector and executive producer Mimi Leder and star Scott Glenn were feeling nostalgic. Sitting together and reflecting back on the series an hour before a series finale event presented by Deadline, neither Glenn nor Leder could stop complimenting the other. Directing the Season 3 premiere and finale, Leder also directed the third episode of the season, Crazy Whitefella   ...Read More... //

The Leftovers Star Justin Theroux On Playing Twin Brothers & The Andy Griffith Version Of Kevin In Season 3

Several weeks ago, Justin Theroux joined his castmates in celebrating the end of The Leftovers , a consistently and surprisingly ambitious series that became a staple for HBO over the course of its three seasons. Signing onto the series, Theroux had a handshake deal with creators Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, promising that the series would only last three or four seasons. Nonetheless, when the series began winding down to its conclusion, the actor had his share of   ...Read More... //

Leftovers Star Carrie Coon on Trampoline Bouncing to Wu-Tang, How Grief Hits the Body (Video)

The characters of The Leftovers are desperate souls haunted by the disappearance of two percent of the worlds population but, sometimes, you just gotta jump up and down on a trampoline. Carrie Coon visited TheWrap to discuss the emotional journey of the final season of the HBO series, and how her character Nora Durst expressed a rare and positive sign of coping with the lost of her two children and husband. Rarely do we see a kind of healthy copying mechanism [on TV], Coon told TheWrap of a particularly joyous and buzzy scene where she and costar Regina King decide to take their frustrations out on a backyard trampoline.   ...Read More... //

Video: Finale of "The Leftovers" Available on YouTube for One Week

Mimi Leder helmed the installment from a teleplay by Tom Perrotta & Damon Lindelof. ....Read More... //

Atlanta, This Is Us and Handmaids Tale Lead TCA Awards Nominations

In case you havent heard, television critics love Atlanta, This Is Us and The Handmaids Tale. The Television Critics Association (TCA) revealed the nominees on Monday for its 33rd annual TCA Awards, a list top-lined by those three very different series with 4 nods apiece. With 12 nominations, HBO is again the No. 1 network though FXs 11 made it close. Program of the Year will come down to Atlanta, Big Little Lies, Stranger Things, The Handmaids Tale, The Leftovers and This Is Us.  ...Read More... //

The Leftovers: Damon Lindelof, Tom Perotta and Mimi Leder on Mystery, Faith and A Successful Journey

It's not a mystery to anyone who has kept up with my coverage of The Leftovers that my affections for the series run deep. At the ATXFestival in Austin this past week, I had the opportunity to sit down with the brilliant, creative minds behind the series to ask some important questions. When sitting face-to-face with Damon Lindelof, Tom Perotta, and Mimi Leder, it's impossible to imagine limiting yourself to ten minutes, let alone to the confines of The Leftovers on TV, no matter how beloved. Lindelof, of course, is known the world over for Lost. Perotta is responsible for the book from which The Leftovers stemmed. And Leder placed her stamp on China Beach and was even connected to a little-known show I still remember to this day, A Year in the Life, neither topic that I got to address.  ...Read More...

Damon Lindelof Explains That Bizarre Leftovers Meets Perfect Strangers Episode

Mark Linn-Baker, a.k.a. Cousin Larry, was totally game for the absurdity.   ...Read More... //

The Leftovers Creatives On Possible Series Return & Season 3 Finale ATX

HBO 's drama series The Leftovers just wrapped its third and final season, and when asked about a potential revival, co-creator and executive producer Tom Perrotta quelled any hope with a definitive No. Even in the hypothetical sense, the creatives further cemented their desire to end the series how it was. If [HBO] had said 'we want two more seasons I would have battled very aggressively to change their mind about that, said co-creator and ep Damon Lindelof. It was  ...Read More... //

'The Leftovers': Damon Lindelof Lets the Mystery Be in Emotional Series Finale

Whatever happened to the suddenly departed? Nora Durst (Carrie Coon) provides one possible answer in the HBO drama's final episode. ...Read More... //

How The Leftovers - Series Finale Compares to Lost

Damon Lindelofs second series is a maturation of the themes he pondered a decade ago. ...Read More... //