ANTHOLOGY SERIES ROOM 104, FROM BROTHERS MARK AND JAY DUPLASS, DEBUTS JULY 28, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

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“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.

Photos (L-R): Melonie Diaz, Ethan Kent; Davie-Blue; Davie-Blue, James Van Der Beek
Photos (L-R): James Van Der Beek; Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris, Orlando Jones; Will Tranfo, Jay Duplass
Photos (L-R): Karan Soni; Karan Soni; Sarah Hay.(Credit for all: Jordin Althaus/HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.

Actors featured in the 12 episodes of ROOM 104 include: Hugo Armstrong, DavieBlue, 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.

Directors of the 12 episodes of ROOM 104 include: Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, Patrick Brice, Marta Cunningham, Doug Emmett, Megan Griffiths, Dayna Hanson, Chad Hartigan, Ross Partridge, Sarah Adina Smith and So Yong Kim. Writers of the 12 episodes of ROOM 104 include: Xan Aranda & Ross Partridge, Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, Mark Duplass, Dayna Hanson, Carson Mell and Ross Partridge.

Photos (l-r): Dendrie Taylor, Sarah Hay; Dendrie Taylor; Sarah Hay. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.
Photos (l-r): Nat Wolff, Adam Foster; Adam Foster, Nat Wolff; Amy Landecker. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.
Photos (l-r): Amy Landecker; Konstantin Lavysh; Konstantin Lavysh. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.

Filmmaking brothers Jay and Mark Duplass (along with Steve Zissis) were creators of the HBO comedy series “Togetherness.” They are also executive producers of HBO’s adult animated comedy series “Animals,” which returns for its third season in 2018. Jay and Mark Duplass have written, directed and/or produced more than 20 films, including “Cyrus,” “Jeff, Who Lives at Home,” “Baghead” and their 2005 Sundance Film Festival breakout hit, “The Puffy Chair.” Other films produced by the Duplass Brothers include the Independent Spirit Award-winning “Safety Not Guaranteed” and “Tangerine.”

Photos (l-r): Veronica Falcon, Konstantin Lavysh; Hugo Armstrong; Keir Gilchrist. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.
Photos (l-r): Keir Gilchrist; Natalie Morgan, Keta Meggett; Natalie Morgan. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.
Photos (l-r): Keta Meggett; Philip Baker Hall, Ellen Geer. Credit: Jordin Althaus/courtesy of HBO. Please note these are promotional photos for press use only.

Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass are the creators and executive producers of ROOM 104; executive producer, Xan Aranda; co-executive producer, Ross Partridge; producer, Sydney Fleischmann.

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