The Leftovers: Episode 1 Online + Episode 2 Preview

The LeftoversDid you miss the pilot of The Leftovers? Good news: You can watch it for free online at Yahoo!. What did everyone think? It’s definitely not for everyone, but I enjoyed it and am looking forward to seeing more. I didn’t actually find it as upsetting or devastating as a lot of people said they did – possibly because I’d read the book? Not sure.

And here’s a preview of episode 2:

Thor: The Dark World Posters + Thor & Loki Featurette

Thor: The Dark WorldMarvel released two new posters for Thor: The Dark World yesterday, in advance of the movie’s November release. Click on the thumbnail or head to Entertainment Weekly for a look at the full poster featuring Malekith the Accursed, played by Christopher Eccleston. Then check Marvel.com for your first look at the poster of Idris Elba as Heimdall. Then watch this featurette, in which Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston talk about the relationship between Thor and Loki.

HBO Orders The Leftovers Adaptation to Series

It’s been reported at TV Guide and elsewhere that HBO has given a ten-episode series order to The Leftovers, based on the Rapture-centric novel by Tom Perrotta. Damon Lindelof (Lost) is writing and showrunning. The show stars Liv Tyler, Justin Theroux, Christopher Eccleston, Amy Brenneman, Chris Zylka, Max and Charlie Carver, and more. Anyone read the book? I’ve liked other Perrotta but haven’t read this one yet.

TV & Pilot Casting: Under the Dome, The Leftovers, Killing Kennedy, King & Maxwell, Quarry