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Jonathan Majors Trial: Defense Rests Case, Judge Releases 911 Call

New York Criminal Court Judge Michael Gaffey, who is presiding over the Jonathan Majors trial, approved the release of several pieces of evidence to the media Wednesday, and defense rested its case for the actor after one day of testimony. Closing arguments are expected to begin Thursday, then the jury will begin deliberations. Majors faces […]

Oscar Winner Brian Helgeland on 30-Year Journey to Make ‘Finestkind,’ Most Personal Film of His Career

Hollywood is overflowing with stories about films that took years of blood, sweat and tears to bring to the screen. Brian Helgeland’s Finestkind represents one of the longest kinds. The Oscar-winning screenwriter of Mystic River and veteran director of such films as Legend, 42, A Knight’s Tale and Payback finished the script when he was […]

Taylor Swift Biographical Comic Reveals “Dazzler” Variant Cover Ahead of December Release

TidalWave Comics reveals a new era — or rather, cover — for its upcoming Taylor Swift bio comic. The variant reveals come a month after Female Force: Taylor Swift, the latest title from the TidalWave’s biographical comic series, was first announced. Penned by Eric M. Esquivel and illustrated by Ramon Salas, the 22-page comic is set […]

Sterling K. Brown’s Dream of Meeting Meryl Streep Came True at Academy Museum Gala: “Oh My God”

During an appearance on The Tonight Show in 2022, Sterling K. Brown relayed an anecdote to Jimmy Fallon about one of the three times he’d found himself in the presence of none other than Meryl Streep. “She’s just talking, being regular old Streep, and I’m like, ‘No, I can’t, I don’t know.’ I couldn’t talk. […]

‘Raising Hope’ Actress Kate Micucci Reveals She Underwent Surgery to Remove Lung Cancer: “I’m All Good”

Raising Hope and The Big Bang Theory actress Kate Micucci says she’s on her way to recovery after undergoing surgery for lung cancer. Micucci shared a video over the weekend in which, sitting in a gown inside her hospital room, she revealed that she was recovering following a procedure to remove the cancer. The nearly […]

Hollywood’s Most Notable Deaths of 2023

Only halfway through the year and Hollywood has already had to say goodbye to many actors, singers, performers, creatives, executives and all-around industry icons — many of whom had a great impact on the entertainment world throughout their lifetimes. The Hollywood Reporter is highlighting some of the most well-known names who died in 2023, including Matthew Perry, […]

Ziwe Photographed With George Santos as She Teases YouTube Interview With Ex-Congressman

Earlier this month, comedian Ziwe reached out to George Santos on X (formerly known as Twitter) to ask the disgraced ex-congressman if he would be interested in a pay-per-view interview? “You’d be an iconic guest,” she said in a Dec. 2 post. Santos seemed into the idea, responding a day later with what seemed like […]

Europe’s New “Historic” AI Law Divides Tech Companies and Civil Rights Groups

European Union policymakers have made history, becoming the first legislative body worldwide to pass legislation regulating the use of artificial intelligence technology and to put up guardrails governing the commercial and public applications of AI. “Europe has positioned itself as a pioneer, understanding the importance of its role as a global standard setter,” said Thierry […]

Lippin Group Creates New Management Structure, Promotes Trio to Office of Chairman

The Lippin Group has overhauled its executive ranks. The strategic communications firm that specializes in entertainment, media and tech with offices in L.A., New York and London has established an office of the chairman that is comprised of senior executives Matt Biscuiti, Kevin Broderick and Katie Fuchs. Each will hold the newly created position of managing […]

Steven Spielberg Breaks Silence on Israel-Hamas War: “Never Imagined I Would See Such Unspeakable Barbarity Against Jews”

Steven Spielberg has broken his silence on the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attack on Israel. In a statement shared by the USC Shoah Foundation, which was founded by Spielberg in 1994, the Oscar-winning filmmaker said, “I never imagined I would see such unspeakable barbarity against Jews in my lifetime.” His comments come as the organization […]

Dave Robb, Veteran Hollywood Labor Reporter, Dies at 74

Dave Robb, who spent more than four decades on the Hollywood labor beat for The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and, most recently, Deadline, has died. He was 74. Robb died peacefully Friday night at his Los Angeles home after being diagnosed in late October with inoperable cancer of the brain stem, Deadline reported. (Deadline, like THR […]

‘Stray Dogs’ Creators Unsheathe the Claws for ‘Feral’ (Exclusive)

The many lives of cats will be put to the test in Feral, a new horror comic book from Tony Fleecs and Trish Forstner. The duo are the creators of the Stray Dogs, a surprise hit that took a cute and cuddly approach to subvert the serial killer genre, like a Lady and the Tramp […]

Feinberg Forecast: Updated Oscar Projections Post Spirit, NYFCC, NBR and AFI Awards Announcements

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter’s executive editor of awards coverage, reflects Scott’s best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these projections by drawing upon conversations with voters and other industry insiders, analysis of marketing […]

Ryan Seacrest on Opening His 14th Children’s Hospital Studio and Starting Wheel Duties With Vanna White

Ryan Seacrest, through his nonprofit, the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, has opened his 14th Seacrest Studio inside Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The family run foundation led by Seacrest’s sister, Meredith Seacrest Leach, who serves as executive director and chief operating officer, opened its first studio inside Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in 2010 as […]

“Isn’t It Just Time for Women to Run the Planet?”: Adele, Kerry Washington Honored, Will Ferrell Fetes Power 100 List at THR’s WIE Event

The Hollywood Reporter‘s Women in Entertainment event, presented by Lifetime, returned on Thursday for its annual celebration of Hollywood’s leading ladies. This year, the star-studded event — which coincided with the publication of THR’s annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 — honored Adele with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, highlighting a woman who is a pioneer in her field. Kerry Washington was also recognized […]

Adele Thanks Women Who Paved the Way for Her to Be “the Boss at Work and at Home” in Colorful WIE Speech

Adele thanked the women who came before her for paving the way for her success during her acceptance speech for The Hollywood Reporter’s Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at its Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime. Helen Mirren presented the 16-time Grammy winner and THR cover star with the prestigious award that recognizes trailblazers […]