Dec/2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

HBO and the Duplass Brothers have come together to make an anthology series titled Room 104, which will have a brand new story each week, where the tone, theme, characters, and time period changing that all takes place in a room at a motel. Below is more information, but I can say that the trailer for this show looks quite good. I mean, it’s HBO, so what would be bad about it, right?

“The banal” can be a most interesting place – if you stop and take a look. Telling tales of the characters who pass through a single room of a typical American chain motel, the Duplass Brothers-produced anthology series ROOM 104 begins its 12-episode season FRIDAY, JULY 28 (11:30 p.m.-midnight ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. From Mark and Jay Duplass, the show tells a different story each week, with the tone, the characters and the era changing every time. Ranging from comedy to drama to horror, each episode plays like a mini-movie, offering a new discovery from one week to the next, telling tales of everyday people striving for connection and meaning.

Episode #1: “Ralphie”

Debut: FRIDAY, JULY 28 (11:30 p.m.-midnight ET/PT)

Things go horribly awry when a babysitter (Melonie Diaz) arrives at Room 104 to watch an unusual boy named Ralph (Ethan Kent). Ross Partridge also stars.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Sarah Adina Smith.

 

Episode #2: “Pizza Boy”

Debut: FRIDAY, AUG. 4 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

A pizza delivery boy gets caught up in a couple’s twisted games. James Van Der Beek and Davie-Blue star.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Patrick Brice.

 

Episode #3: “The Knockadoo”

Debut: FRIDAY, AUG. 11 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

A woman (Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris) seeking salvation is visited by a cult priest (Orlando Jones) promising to help her transcend the ordinary world for another realm.

Written by Carson Mell; directed by Sarah Adina Smith.

 

Episode #4: “I Knew You Weren’t Dead”

Debut: FRIDAY, AUG. 18 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

A visitor (Jay Duplass) in Room 104 seeks advice about his marital troubles from a long-lost friend. Will Tranfo and Frank Ashmore also star.

 

Episode #5: “The Internet”

Debut: FRIDAY, AUG. 25 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

In 1997, a son (Karan Soni) must teach his mother (Poorna Jagannathan) how to use the Internet over the phone after leaving behind an important document on his laptop.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Doug Emmett.

 

Episode #6: “Voyeurs”

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 1 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

The past and present come face to face when a housekeeper (Dendrie Taylor) reconnects with her younger self (Sarah Hay).

Written by Dayna Hanson; directed by Dayna Hanson.

 

Episode #7: “The Missionaries”

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 8 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

Two young Mormon missionaries (Adam Foster, Nat Wolff) test the boundaries of their faith.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Megan Griffiths.

 

Episode #8: “Phoenix”

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 15 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

In 1969, the sole survivor (Amy Landecker) of a plane crash is faced with a decision: go back to the life she had or seize the opportunity to start anew. Mae Whitman also stars.

Story by Xan Aranda and Ross Partridge; teleplay by Ross Partridge; directed by Ross Partridge.

 

Episode #9: “Boris”

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 22 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

When an aging Croatian tennis player (Konstantin Lavysh) reveals memories of his tortured past to a housekeeper (Veronica Falcon), an unlikely bond is formed. Biff Wiff also stars.

Written by Ross Partridge; directed by Chad Hartigan.

 

Episode #10: “Red Tent”

Debut: FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

Two young men (Keir Gilchrist, Brian Hostenske) plotting to disrupt a political convention are interrupted by nerves… and an AC repairman (Hugo Armstrong).

Written by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck; directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck.

 

Episode #11: “The Fight”

Debut: FRIDAY, OCT. 6 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

Two female Mixed Martial Arts fighters (Natalie Morgan, Keta Meggett) work together to score a bigger payday in an upcoming bout. Stephen Rannazzisi also stars.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Megan Griffiths.

 

Episode #12: “My Love”

Debut: FRIDAY, OCT. 13 (11:30 p.m.-midnight)

An octogenarian couple (Philip Baker Hall, Ellen Geer) returns to Room 104 to relive their first night together.  Jacqueline Wright also stars.

Written by Mark Duplass; directed by Marta Cunningham.

Actors featured in the 12 episodes of ROOM 104 include: Hugo Armstrong, Davie-Blue, Melonie Diaz, Jay Duplass, Veronica Falcon, Adam Foster, Ellen Geer, Keir Gilchrist, Philip Baker Hall, Sarah Hay, Poorna Jagannathan, Orlando Jones, Ethan & Gavin Kent, Amy Landecker, Konstantin Lavysh, Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris, Keta Meggett, Natalie Morgan, Ross Partridge, Karan Soni, Dendrie Taylor, Tony Todd, Will Tranfo, James Van Der Beek, Mae Whitman and Nat Wolff.

 

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