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  1. Ebola TV Series in the Works From Lynda Obst, Ridley Scott (Exclusive)

    3:00 pm 10/16/2014

    Based on Richard Preston's 1994 best-seller 'The Hot Zone,' the limited series is being produced by Fox TV Studios Read more

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  2. Robin Williams Remembered: 'Fisher King's' Director and Producer Recall How He "Salvaged" the Shoot

    7:07 pm 8/12/2014

    Terry Gilliam and Lynda Obst tell THR about the late actor's ability to save the day — on more than one occasionRead more

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  3. Rough Seas on 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky Opens Up on the Biblical Battle to Woo Christians (and Everyone Else)

    9:17 am 2/11/2014

    "I was upset — of course," the director says of Paramount testing alternate versions of the $125 million epic as he and the studio break their silence on efforts to appease a small but vocal segment of the faith-based audience: "Those people can be noisy."Read more

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  4. R.I.P. Romantic Comedies: Why Harry Wouldn't Meet Sally in 2013

    5:00 am 9/26/2013

    One producer tells THR "the meet-cute is dead" as films with overseas and sequel potential take priority and the traditional format tanks.Read more

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  5. Memories of Paramount Drama: 'Hostility' and 'Fear-Based Culture'

    6:24 pm 6/3/2013

    In an exclusive excerpt from her new book about the rise of tentpoles and franchises in Hollywood, producer Lynda Obst details the era when Sherry Lansing's brilliant reign unraveled, John Goldwyn came out, Tom Freston hired Brad Grey and why Robert Evans didn't like Kate Hudson's thin lips.Read more

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