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  1. Steven Spielberg Reveals 'The BFG's' 20-Year Journey to Theaters

    6:30 am 6/15/2016

    The director and producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall tell how they brought a giant to life, helped a first-time child actor believably inhabit her role and dealt with the death of Spielberg's frequent collaborator, writer Melissa Mathison.Read more

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  2. Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall on How to Win in Hollywood Today

    6:30 am 6/15/2016

    Three legendary longtime colleagues open up about the director's role in getting J.J. Abrams to helm 'Episode VII,' the mistake that would have cost 'Jurassic World' director Colin Trevorrow his job and how to find young helmers (who don't suck).Read more

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  3. 'The BFG' Producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall on Roald Dahl, 'E.T.'

    5:01 am 6/15/2016

    "The minute that Melissa [Mathison] and Steven [Spielberg] and I sat down and started talking about the project, it immediately resurrected a lot of the feelings we had with 'E.T.'"Read more

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  4. Discovered by Spielberg: How a Lucky Encounter With the Director Launched These 6 Stars

    2:26 pm 5/6/2016

    Alden Ehrenreich just won the role of young Han Solo because the director saw him in a bat mitzvah video, but he's not the only to get a big break via a chance meeting with the legend. The same thing happened to Gwyneth Paltrow, J.J. Abrams, Christian Bale and others. Read more

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  5. Lee Daniels, Aaron Sorkin, Rob Reiner Join Campaign Against Georgia's Anti-Gay Legislation

    8:21 am 3/24/2016

    More than 30 Hollywood filmmakers are urging Gov. Nathan Deal to veto the legislation.Read more

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  6. J.J. Abrams, Collaborators Talk 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' After Academy Screening (Exclusive Video)

    5:15 am 12/23/2015

    The co-writer/director of the hit film was joined by producer Kathleen Kennedy, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan and several below-the-line contributors at a Q&A moderated by THR's Scott Feinberg.Read more

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  7. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Q&A at the Academy

    3:01 pm 12/22/2015

    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg sits down for a discussion with the film's director J.J. Abrams, producer Kathleen Kennedy, co-writer Lawrence Kasdan, VFX supervisor Roger Guyett, editors Mary Jo Markey and Maryann Brandon, cinematographer Daniel Mindel, costume designer Michael Kaplan and co-production designer Rick Carter.Read more

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  8. Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy on What George Lucas Thinks of 'Force Awakens,' Plans for 'Indiana Jones'

    9:00 am 12/9/2015

    The 'Star Wars' mastermind has "never held back on his opinions," says the producer, who, since taking over the company, is busy planning franchise installments through 2019 (and has a friendly rivalry with producer husband Frank Marshall's 'Jurassic World').Read more

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  9. Kathleen Kennedy Reigns Over the 'Star Wars' Universe

    8:00 am 12/9/2015

    After 'The Force Awakens' opens on Dec. 18, the Lucasfilm president and THR Power 100 honoree has four more films in the franchise rolling out over the next four years.Read more

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