• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

The Hollywood Masters

Latest News

  1. Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is "A Bit of a Curse"

    4:31 pm 11/8/2015

    As part of THR's Hollywood Masters interview series, the executive producer of 'The Leftovers' explains how success triggered his depression and why he doesn't ask his friend J.J. Abrams anything about 'Star Wars.' Read more

    • 7
  2. NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer Defends Brian Williams: "Good Man" Who "Did a Not-Good Thing"

    1:02 pm 10/6/2015

    The vice chairman discussed 'Furious 7' and the hardest part of his job for The Hollywood Reporter and Loyola Marymount University's 'The Hollywood Masters' interview series.Read more

    • 1
  3. Charles Roven: Ben Affleck "Was the First Guy We Went to" for Batman Role

    8:00 am 10/13/2014

    The 'Batman v. Superman' producer reveals more details about the upcoming superhero movieRead more

    • 6
  4. THR's Stephen Galloway to Moderate New Season of LMU Filmmaker Interview Series

    9:00 am 9/8/2014

    'The Hollywood Masters' is back with Hilary Swank, Billy Bob Thornton and moreRead more

    • 0
  5. Jennifer Lawrence's 'East of Eden' May Be Two Movies, Says Director (Exclusive Video)

    2:17 pm 4/12/2014

    Writer-director Gary Ross says the John Steinbeck adaptation could be his first project following "The Hunger Games" and explains why he didn't return for "Catching Fire." Read more

    • 1
  6. Disney Chief Reveals 'Star Wars: VII' Casting Almost Complete, Says Film Is Already Shooting (Video)

    8:17 pm 4/5/2014

    Chairman Alan Horn acknowledged problems getting the script right for the anticipated sequel. Asked by THR if the screenplay was where it needed to be, he added: "It actually is now."Read more

    • 63
  7. 'Exorcist' Director: It Worked Because 'I Made That Film as a Believer' (Video)

    3:44 pm 3/29/2014

    William Friedkin reveals the film's star was an atheist, discusses how his belief in God helped make the movie a hit, and says he risked lives shooting "The French Connection" chase scene.Read more

    • 2
  8. John Singleton Says Studios 'Ain't Letting Black People Tell Stories,' Unveils Tupac Biopic Plans (Video)

    6:00 am 3/24/2014

    As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You’ve got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give their opinion about what black culture is."Read more

    • 3
  9. Judd Apatow Reveals His Penis Rule — '5 Seconds Yes, 20 Seconds No' — and Talks About 'Girls' Sex Scenes Banned by HBO

    2:39 pm 3/18/2014

    Apatow says HBO warned "We literally could lose our license"; he also defends President Obama's Funny or Die appearance and discusses his cult classic "Freaks and Geeks."Read more

    • 7
  10. David O. Russell: Jennifer Lawrence Owes Her Oscar to a Spider (Exclusive Video)

    4:28 pm 2/22/2014

    The director tears up as he describes working with the Oscar winner, says a spider won her the "Silver Linings Playbook" role, and admits Harvey Weinstein was “skeptical” about the actress.Read more

    • 3
Syndicate content