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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. '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

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

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  7. 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

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  8. Alfonso Cuaron on How Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr. Almost Starred in 'Gravity' (Video)

    9:27 pm 2/17/2014

    The director, kicking off a new interview series hosted by THR's Stephen Galloway, explains why Downey's improv-heavy style didn't mesh with the film's technological demands. Read more

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