As The CW's top-rated drama hits a milestone, Somerhalder recalls, "I really wanted to rebel against the 'Twilight' era that was happening. But I realized Damon could be one of the coolest characters on television ever. I got to the network test and I bombed it."Read more
"The Following's" Kevin Williamson, "Goosebumps" author R.L. Stine, makeup maestro Rick Baker and others tell THR what's made them squirm; says "The Vampire Diaries'" Julie Plec of "The Human Centipede": "I have never been so completely repulsed."Read more
'The Vampire Diaries' writer and producer on watching her first horror film and the direction of the genre: "The beauty of there being so many options and so many channels where you can watch television is it really pushes everybody to push the envelope and to explore storytelling that requires a lot of imagination and bold risks," she says. "Not gratuitous, not violence for the sake of being violent. People really appreciate being able to have their horror delivered to them in that package."
"Parks and Recreation's" Mike Schur, "Sons of Anarchy's" Kurt Sutter, "Last Resort's" Shawn Ryan and other hitmakers dish about the best note they've ever received, the characters they'd want to write and the best — and worst — part of upfront week.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops