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Although she’s best known as the screenwriter behind such high-profile features as Alexander, Shutter Island and Terminator Genisys, Laeta Kalogridis is bringing her most personal vision to television. As the creator and showrunner of Netflix’s Altered Carbon —the 10-episode cyberpunk series based on Richard K. Morgan’s acclaimed novel — she returns to the small screen in
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‘The Shape of Water’ Courtesy of Telluride Film Festival The listings below reflect how The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg believes the Oscar standings would look if voting ended today. They are formulated using a combination of personal impressions (from screenings), historical considerations (how other films with similar pedigrees have resonated), precursor awards (some
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Ahead of Sunday’s ceremony, the Hollywood Handmaids protested outside the Beverly Hilton, saying: “We have been silenced, marginalized, belittled, assaulted, excluded, and harassed, once, twice, too many times.” The Handmaids are ready to raise their voices. Ahead of Sunday’s 75th annual Golden Globes, the Hollywood Handmaids, derived from Hulu’s original series The Handmaid’s Tale, made their
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The 88-year-old comedy icon, a key figure in ‘Mrs. Maisel,’ says the pressure was too great to maintain the quality of his first NBC variety show. With the Golden Globes celebrating their 75th anniversary today, few might remember which comedy legend was the awards’ very first “best TV star” back in 1961. That honor went
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“I’m amazed how many companies have severed ties with those men immediately; they don’t get just a slap on the back and then come back.” Diane Kruger added her voice to the ongoing discussion of harassment in Hollywood saying of the industry, “We’re seeing the change as it’s happening. All these men are gone. I’m
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The ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ actress poses for THR’s Hollywood Legacies issue alongside mom Melanie Griffith, dad Don Johnson and grandmother Tippi Hedren, a dynasty of actors whose performances defined zeitgeists. Golden Globe-winning actress Tippi Hedren (The Birds) joined daughter Melanie Griffith (also a Golden Globe winner, for Working Girl), granddaughter Dakota Johnson, star of
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Mark Schafer/SHOWTIME Shaw, like other extremely talented writer-actors with personal stories to tell (Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari, Issa Rae and Pamela Adlon, chief among them) infuses SMILF and her loosely autobiographical character Bridgette with hurt, vulnerability, feistiness, sexiness (in a character not meant, for the most part, to be engaging that quality) and burgeoning determination
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Martin Scorsese is executive producer of the Spirit Award-nominated film, a coming-of-age story set in the Romani community of Calabria, Italy. Italian-American director Jonas Carpignano will be honored with the Capri Hollywood Rising Star Award for his latest film A Ciambra, which is Italy’s submission for consideration for the best foreign-language film Oscar. Carpignano will
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In October 1947 the Cold War came to, or rather was declared on, Hollywood. For nine tumultuous days, the House Committee on Un-American Activities, chaired by a dapper martinet named J. Parnell Thomas (R-NJ), held its soon-to-be notorious hearings into alleged Communist subversion in Hollywood. Officially dubbed “Hearings Regarding the Communist Infiltration of the Motion
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After over a decade of attempts, Stephen King’s self-described magnum opus comes to the big screen via director Nikolaj Arcel. For over a decade, some of Hollywood’s most successful storytellers have wanted to turn Stephen King’s eight-book Dark Tower saga into movies. Few, presumably, started out with the idea that the best way to wrangle
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