Darren Aronofsky to Direct ‘Hobgoblin’ for HBO

The pilot episode follows a group of con men and magicians who use their skills to defeat Hitler during World War II.

Darren Aronofsky to direct HBO's Hobgoblin pilot
Darren Aronofsky to direct HBO's Hobgoblin pilot
Ever since Darren Aronofsky dropped out of directing The Wolverine, the big question has been, "What is he going to do instead?"

Well, while he preps for his epic biblical retelling Noah, he is going to helm the pilot episode of HBO's latest drama series Hobgoblin.

Hobgoblin is a fantasy adventure that follows a group of con men and magicians during World War II, who use their skills to battle the supernatural forces unleashed by Hitler. Michael Chabon (John Carter) wrote the pilot script alongside his wife Ayelet Waldman.

HBO is prepping Hobgoblin for a 2012 debut.

Sources: Variety

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    Sounds Epic.

    4 years agoby @Number1WolverineFlag

  2. Dan

    Lol wtf? Bizarre ass premise, but I'll definitely watch it. HBO+Aronofsky+World War 2+Fantasy= bucket full of goddamn win.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  3. Mr_Jellyfish


    4 years agoby @mr-jellyfishFlag

  4. Summit10

    another epic in waiting :)

    4 years agoby @summit10Flag

  5. CUPID

    Sounds cool.

    4 years agoby @cupidFlag

  6. Pjwolsker

    wow this sounds really good

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  7. bud2fresh

    Sounds interesting to me i'll def check it out.I'm glad he's not doing Wolverine it would have bein too werid anyways.

    4 years agoby @bud2freshFlag

  8. m2

    Sounds very good.

    4 years agoby @m2Flag

  9. thrashnasty190

    Sounds awesome.

    4 years agoby @thrashnasty190Flag

  10. ZanyZap

    Awesome. Aronofsky is one of my favorite directors. And Michael Chabon is an excellent writer. Still waiting for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.

    4 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  11. Daveactor7

    my god, this sounds amazing.

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  12. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    While the title threw me off a little, if its on HBO and with DA, hell yea

    4 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  13. thedude-abides

    I don't watch t.v., but I'm definitely tuning in for this. Sounds awesome.

    4 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  14. Writer220


    4 years agoby @writer220Flag

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