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  1. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Producer Nina Jacobson on Fear of Tackling Subjects "Outside" of Her "Own Experience"

    5:00 am 6/21/2016

    "I was scared of taking on O.J. overall, as a white person, knowing this was a polarizing case. We made every effort to have an inclusive team, but ultimately, the people who began the project, it started with a bunch of white people," Jacobson told THR.Read more

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  2. Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full, Uncensored Drama Showrunner Roundtable With Sam Esmail of 'Mr. Robot,' Marti Noxon of 'UnREAL' and More

    11:08 am 6/16/2016

    THR’s Roundtable series airs Sundays on SundanceTV. Read more

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  3. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: 6 Top TV Bosses on Fighting for Diversity, Getting Pigeonholed and Casting "A—holes"

    6:45 am 6/6/2016

    Six of television's top drama series bosses — Sam Esmail, Julian Fellowes, Nina Jacobson, Marti Noxon, Melissa Rosenberg and John Ridley — open up about the stories that made them genuinely nervous, the things they still can’t believe they got past the network censors and the ongoing inequities of being anyone other than a privileged white male.Read more

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  4. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Producer Nina Jacobson on Tackling Subjects "Outside" of Her "Own Experience"

    4:30 am 6/6/2016

    "I was scared of taking on O.J. overall, as a white person, knowing this was a polarizing case. We made every effort to have an inclusive team, but ultimately, the people who began the project, it started with a bunch of white people," Jacobson told THR.Read more

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  5. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson' Producer Reveals Why Christopher Darden Was the Hardest Character to Cast

    4:00 pm 5/12/2016

    "There were a lot of black dudes who were like, 'No way — I'm not playin' that guy. I hate him,'" Nina Jacobson explained during THR's annual Showrunner Roundtable. Read more

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  6. Drama Showrunner Roundtable: Nina Jacobson, Sam Esmail Talk Casting Chris Darden, 'Mr. Robot'

    11:22 am 5/11/2016

    John Ridley, Julian Fellowes, Marti Noxon and Melissa Rosenberg also weigh in on the challenges of finding the right actors for certain parts.Read more

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  7. Where Are the Asian-American Movie Stars?

    3:26 pm 5/4/2016

    After an uproar over the whitewashing of Asian characters in 'Doctor Strange' and 'Ghost in the Shell,' THR looks at how Asian-American representation can be improved in Hollywood.Read more

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  8. Jon M. Chu in Talks to Direct 'Crazy Rich Asians' (Exclusive)

    3:53 pm 4/28/2016

    The adaptation of Kevin Kwan's 2013 book centers on a group of Chinese families preparing for a large wedding in Singapore.Read more

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  9. 'Y: The Last Man' TV Series in the Works at FX (Exclusive)

    9:00 am 10/14/2015

    Comic creator Brian K. Vaughan is attached to develop the graphic novel.Read more

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  10. L.A. Riots Crime Drama Lands A&E Pilot Order

    10:30 am 7/8/2015

    'The Infamous' will be written by 'Gambit's' Joshua Zetumer.Read more

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