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  1. 'Frozen' Director Wants to Break a Sci-Fi Blockbuster Barrier

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Disney Animation's first female director tells THR she would have loved to work with renowned artist Glen Keane on "The Little Mermaid": "There was something so magical about that film." READ MORE

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  2. Why 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Was Kicked Out of Film School

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The self-proclaimed formerly "obnoxious" director and his co-writer son Jonas discuss working together to pen the space epic starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney: "The idea sounds more crazy than the reality." READ MORE

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  3. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey: How 'The Bible's' Power Couple Work Together

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The executive-producing husband and wife on "kicking down doors" to pitch the project -- now the top-selling miniseries DVD of all time -- as well as preparing its sequel, plus a feature film version, "Son of God." READ MORE

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  4. 'Fast & Furious 7' Director James Wan's Last Interview on Set Before Paul Walker Crash

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    "Compared to my past work, the set pieces in this film are incredibly out there," the director of "The Conjuring" and "Insidious Chapter 2" told The Hollywood Reporter. "It's an amazing playground for me to play in." READ MORE

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  5. Key and Peele: 'Lorne Michaels Has a History of Relating to White Men' (Q&A)

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Comedy Central's cult heroes talk to THR about building the No. 1 cable show in its time slot among young men, making a Judd Apatow movie and "Saturday Night Live's" casting problem: "There are a disproportionate amount of wacky white guys." READ MORE

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  6. Ylvis' Plans After 'The Fox': 'We Won't Be Disappointed If We're Kicked Out of the Country'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The Norwegian duo on their top-selling children's book and what else is next after the "tanked song project" that drew 275 million YouTube views: "We'll return to our office in Norway and still be happy." READ MORE

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  7. 'Under the Dome's' Success Secret: CBS Execs 'Were Able to Make Big, Ballsy Decisions'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Entertainment chief Nina Tassler and TV president David Stapf broke out the pricey, high-profile Stephen King miniseries during the summer slump -- and inked a groundbreaking deal with Amazon for a reported $700,000 per episode that made the show instantly profitable. READ MORE

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  8. James Franco Calls 'This Is the End' 'The Best Comedy of the Year'

    9:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The actor tells THR about Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's "collaborative" process that had Hollywood friends lending authenticity to the spoof by playing themselves: "Some pretty lady doesn't die. Rihanna dies." READ MORE

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  9. Rule Breakers 2013: 'Duck Dynasty,' Bowie and 'Breaking Bad'

    8:55 am PST 12/18/2013
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    THR's third annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers -- from 'Gravity's' Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron to Netflix's Ted Sarandos. READ MORE

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  10. The Hollywood Reporter's Rule Breakers 2013

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    THR’s third annual year-end celebration of entertainment’s movers and shaker-uppers -- from ‘Gravity’s' Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron to CBS's Nina Tassler and Dean Norris. READ MORE

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  11. Oscar Contender Directors Lee Daniels and Ryan Coogler on Their Acclaimed Dramas

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    Newcomer and recent USC film school grad Ryan Coogler joins Academy Award nominated director Lee Daniels to discuss their acclaimed recent projects. READ MORE

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  12. Father and Son Team Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron on Writing the Script for 'Gravity'

    8:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The director shares what it was like writing the sci-fi thriller with his son. The film has been nominated for four Golden Globes, including, best motion picture - drama, best performance by an actress in a motion picture - drama (Sandra Bullock), nest director - motion picture (Alfonso Cuaron) and best original score - motion picture (Steven Price). READ MORE

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  13. Comedy Duo Key & Peele on Their No. 1 Cable Show

    8:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele share how they are able to get by network censors and what it was like growing up as biracial children. Their series is the No. 1 cable show in its time slot among young men and a multiplatform phenomenon, boasting 400 million video streams. READ MORE

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  14. Bryan Cranston and Vince Gilligan Reminisce About the Early Days of 'Breaking Bad'

    8:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    "I watched Vince as he tried to wrap his arms around this beast of a story," the star recalls of his showrunner, who told THR that Cranston was the embodiment of Walter White: "He never vacillated, he never got scared." READ MORE

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  15. 'Fast & Furious 7' Director James Wan on Being a Rule Breaker

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    "I think one of the most extravagant things I've encountered on the set of 'Fast 7', is the set pieces, says" Wan. "The set pieces compared to my past work in this film is completely out there." READ MORE

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  16. The Robertson Family on the Success of A&E's 'Duck Dynasty'

    8:00 am PST 12/18/2013
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    The stars of the hit reality show share the secrets on what makes their series a hit with fans and how they are able to lure more than 9 million viewers. "It's a combination of the faith, the positive and the family aspect, and it's funny," says Willie Robertson. READ MORE

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  17. Rule Breakers: Photos of Oprah Winfrey, The Innovator

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    THR photographed the media mogul at her Montecito, Calif., home. READ MORE

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  18. Gabrielle Douglas Leaps in Air Next to Bob Costas (Photo)

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    Two of the most recognizable smiles from NBC's Summer Games pose for THR's Rule Breakers portfolio, along with executive producer Jim Bell. READ MORE

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  19. Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz Make THR's List of Rule Breakers 2012

    5:00 am PST 12/19/2012
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    UPDATED: The presidential and vice presidential debate moderators, two of The Hollywood Reporter's 2012 Rule Breakers, open up about the dreaded "girl" question, getting the candidates to stop talking and why they'd do it all over again. READ MORE

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