• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

John Ridley

Latest News

  1. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Nina Jacobson, Sam Esmail Talk Casting Chris Darden, 'Mr. Robot'

    11:22 am 5/11/2016

    John Ridley, Julian Fellowes, Marti Noxon and Melissa Rosenberg also weigh in on the challenges of finding the right actors for certain parts.Read more

    • 1
  2. John Ridley Throws Party for Underrepresented Writers

    12:53 pm 5/9/2016

    The 'American Crime' showrunner's exclusive industry mixer brought together young scribes with influential figures, including producer Will Packer and Showtime president Gary S. Levine.Read more

    • 1
  3. Idris Elba, John Ridley Team for 1970s Civil Rights Drama at Showtime

    5:00 am 4/20/2016

    Elba will co-star in 'Guerrilla,' a six-episode limited series from Fifty Fathoms and ABC Signature.Read more

    • 1
  4. John Ridley on 'American Crime's' Maddening Finale and Its Future at ABC

    8:00 pm 3/9/2016

    The showrunner also explains the critically aclaimed drama's bold choices in season two.Read more

    • 561K
  5. '12 Years a Slave' Screenwriter on Oscar Diversity: "We Are Not the Fringe" (Guest Column)

    3:27 pm 2/3/2016

    John Ridley, who won the best adapted screenplay Oscar and is a member of the writers branch, asserts, "We can’t simply lament circumstances at the end of each year ... we must work to secure our own vibrancy."Read more

    • 1
  6. John Ridley Extends ABC Studios Deal, Which Now Includes Film

    1:34 pm 1/6/2016

    The 'American Crime' creator has a pilot in the works at ABC.Read more

    • 2
  7. 'American Crime' Creator John Ridley Talks Season 2: "You Want People to Be Baffled"

    8:30 am 1/6/2016

    The Oscar winner discusses his decision to bring back a majority of the season one cast, how he decided on the new case at the center of the season and his biggest challenge this time around.Read more

    • 1
  8. John Ridley PI Drama Scores ABC Pilot Order

    9:00 am 12/3/2015

    'Presence' marks the latest collaboration for Ridley and 'American Crime's' Michael McDonald.Read more

    • 2
  9. John Ridley to Direct L.A. Riots Movie for Broad Green, Imagine

    9:36 am 10/12/2015

    Ridley, who won the Oscar for his '12 Years a Slave' screenplay, set up his script years ago at Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment. Read more

    • 3
  10. Regina King Returning for 'American Crime' Season 2

    11:00 am 6/16/2015

    She joins already announced castmembers Felicity Huffman and Timothy Hutton.Read more

    • 0
Syndicate content