PRAGUE -- HBO has greenlit miniseries "Horici ker" (Burning Bush), about a hero of the 1968-69 Prague Spring, to be helmed by Agnieszka Holland.
The war in the Pacific was a crucial turning point in WWII. It may well turn out that HBO's "The Pacific" marks the peak of the megabudget miniseries for cable.
HBO is revisiting the Great Depression with "Mildred Pierce."
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HBO is in early development on two historical miniseries, including a take from Oprah Winfrey on a femme pioneer in investigative journalism.
David Chase, the writer behind "The Sopranos," will develop "A Ribbon of Dreams," a miniseries about the early days of Hollywood.