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  1. Robert Kirkman Reveals His Biggest 'Walking Dead' Regret

    10:00 am 11/25/2014

    And it has to do with the shocking season-one finaleRead more

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  2. Hollywood's 5 Most Powerful Comics Writers

    9:00 am 11/25/2014

    Of course, 'The Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman made the list. But who else wields strong influence in the entertainment industry?Read more

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  3. Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors

    9:00 am 11/25/2014

    The real superheroes of the industry right now? These writers — ranked in order of influence — whose books are source material for more than 300 movie and TV projects, have helped rake in billions in box office and revenue, and prove every day that originality, above all else, still mattersRead more

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  4. 25 Most Powerful Authors: EL James Opens Up About Her 'Roller Coaster' Year Since 'Fifty Shades' Hit Big

    9:30 am 11/30/2012

    The writer recounts the moment her world changed, goes inside the pitch meetings for the film and contemplates a sequel.Read more

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  5. Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors: Gillian Flynn on Adapting 'Gone Girl,' Being Too 'Wimpy' for Crime Reporting and Her Best Advice to Writers (Q&A)

    6:00 am 11/30/2012

    All three of Flynn's books have been optioned, with Reese Witherspoon producing one adaptation and Amy Adams starring in another. Read more

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  6. Suzanne Collins' New Book 'Year of the Jungle' to Arrive Next Fall

    7:29 am 11/29/2012

    The "Hunger Games" scribe's upcoming autobiographical picture tome will be released Sept. 10, 2013.Read more

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  7. Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors: 6 Writers to Watch

    6:00 am 11/29/2012

    From Jack Reacher creator Lee Child to "Addicted" author Zane, these writers are poised to make the leap to THR's list next year.Read more

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  8. 25 Most Powerful Authors: Stephenie Meyer on Casting Perfection, How to Attract Hollywood and Why 'Twilight' Fanaticism Is 'Not Normal' (Q&A)

    10:05 am 11/28/2012

    In a telling interview with THR, one of the industry’s top scribes reveals which actor most closely approximated her idea of their character, her most challenging film adaptation and whether she feels added pressure on her second series, “The Host.”Read more

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