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Caitlin Huston

Business Writer

Caitlin Huston is a Business Writer at The Hollywood Reporter, where she has covered the streaming wars, major mergers, acquisitions and hires at entertainment companies, the business of Broadway and more. Before joining THR, Huston was Editor-in-Chief of Broadway News, and she has previously worked at MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. Huston graduated from the University of Michigan.

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As Media Reckons With AI Giants, Another Major Publisher Takes the Money

Axel Springer became the latest media company to partner with AI, as news organizations grapple with how best to use the technology while protecting jobs and their financial position.  The German media company announced a partnership Wednesday with OpenAI’s ChaptGPT, in which ChatGPT will pull from content from Axel Springer’s brands, including Politico, Business Insider, […]

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 […]

‘Job,’ Max Wolf Friedlich’s Psychological Thriller, to Return Off-Broadway This Winter (Exclusive)

Max Wolf Friedlich’s play Job will return this winter for another Off-Broadway run. The play, which centers on a stressed employee and her crisis therapist, will play the Connelly Theater in the East Village from Jan. 19 through March 3, with an opening night on Jan. 25. Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon will resume their […]

Fox’s Tubi to Stream DC Titles Including ‘The Batman,’ ‘Black Adam,’ ‘Wonder Woman’

Tubi has expanded its partnership with Warner Bros. Discovery to stream many of its DC titles, including The Batman, Suicide Squad, Black Adam, Wonder Woman and Aquaman. Fox’s free, ad-supported streamer will also offer series on-demand including Batwoman, Gotham, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, as well as Birds of Prey (and the […]

Spotify Inks Podcast Deal With Warner Bros. Discovery for CNN, HBO and More Shows

Spotify has teamed with Warner Bros. Discovery on a podcast distribution and monetization partnership. The deal will see Spotify’s enterprise podcast platform, Megaphone, host and distribute select podcasts from Warner Bros. Discovery, including CNN’s All There Is with Anderson Cooper, The Assignment with Audie Cornish and HBO’s The Official Game of Thrones Podcast: House of […]

Hasbro Plans to Cut 1,100 Additional Jobs

Hasbro plans to eliminate approximately 1,100 positions amid continued headwinds in the toy business. In a memo to employees, CEO Chris Cocks said while the toymaker has seen some improvements due to a retooled supply chain and improved inventory, the market headwinds “have proven to be stronger and more persistent than planned.” The company had […]

Broadway Grosses Were Down Last Season, But the Audience Was Younger, More Diverse

In the 2022-2023 Broadway season, the first full season since theaters were closed due to the pandemic, audience numbers were down by 17 percent from 2018-2019, according to a study released Monday by the Broadway League. This came as the season included high-grossing shows, such as Sweeney Todd, starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford and […]

Elle Fanning on Making Her Broadway Debut in ‘Appropriate’ and the End of ‘The Great’

When she was playing Catherine on Hulu’s The Great, Elle Fanning’s co-stars often encouraged her to do theater. Many of them had stage experience, and after watching Fanning’s Emmy-nominated turn on the show, which itself was adapted from a play, they told her she was ready. With that encouragement, and her own motivation to try […]

Why Jeremy Strong Is “Terrified” to Return to Broadway

Jeremy Strong is set to return to Broadway this winter in a new translation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, in which he takes on the lead role of Dr. Thomas Stockmann, a man who tries to warn the townspeople about contaminated spa waters but faces pushback from those who say the truth will ruin the […]

Vice Media Group Co-CEO Hozefa Lokhandwala Steps Down

Hozefa Lokhandwala will step down as co-CEO of Vice Media Group.  In a memo sent to employees Thursday, and obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, Lokhandwala said he was leaving the company to start his “next chapter.” Bruce Dixon, formerly the co-CEO alongside Lokhandwala, will be the sole CEO.  “We are at a moment in time […]

Jonathan Majors’ Accuser Testifies About What Happened Ahead of the Actor’s 911 Call and Arrest

Jonathan Majors’ ex-partner, Grace Jabbari, continued her testimony Wednesday with her account of injuries she said were caused by Majors during an altercation in March and answers as to why she was not immediately forthcoming to police.  Majors faces four charges of misdemeanor assault, aggravated harassment and harassment after police responded to a 911 call […]

Jonathan Majors’ Accuser Testifies in Assault Trial, Describes Altercation in Car

Grace Jabbari took the witness stand Tuesday, telling her version of the events that led to the arrest and subsequent charges against her ex-partner Jonathan Majors.  Majors faces four charges of misdemeanor assault, aggravated harassment and harassment after police responded to a 911 call and Jabbari reported being assaulted by Majors, with police noting that […]