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From ‘Bridgerton’ to ‘The Flight Attendant,’ 5 Writers Detail Book-to-Screen Adaptation Journeys

Bridgerton (Netflix)  Book: The Duke and I (Bridgertons #1) by Julia Quinn (Avon Books, 2000, 384 pages)  Translating a beloved book series to the screen is not for the fainthearted…

Anthony Mackie, Mario Lopez and 3 More Actors Reflect on Finding New Ways to Play Their Famous Characters

Ralph Macchio, Nicco Annan and Paul Bettany also discuss revisiting their characters while staying true to their previous incarnations.

How ‘Saved by the Bell’ Fan Bowen Yang Made Josie Totah “So Happy”

As Lexi Haddad-DeFabrizio, Josie Totah rules the school. Lexi is the most popular girl at Bayside High, and her take-no-prisoners wit means she often delivers the kind of biting punchlines that make…

‘Saved by the Bell’ Cast and Team on Reinventing Series for New Generation

If you were a child of the ’80s, you more than likely spent your Saturday mornings obsessed with the intrigues of Bayside High. Saved by the Bell, which ran on NBC from 1989 to 1993, seemed…

“A Love Story About a Man and an Octopus” Is Now an Oscar Contender for Best Doc

Among the 15 shortlisted docs, 'My Octopus Teacher’ captures the unusual bond between a burned-out filmmaker and a cephalopod. &nbsp…

Casting Directors From ‘Never Have I Ever,’ ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, ‘P-Valley’ and More Talk Curating Chemistry Between Co-Stars

Pros from five of the year’s newest dramas and comedies — including 'Perry Mason' and 'We Are Who We Are' — also reveal the surprising obstacles they hurdled before production began.

How to Direct a Series Finale (and Land an Emmy Nomination)

Three directors were tasked with wrapping up beloved shows 'Modern Family,' 'Homeland' and 'Schitt's Creek,' a responsibility they didn't take lightly: "If you end it…

Capturing Michelle Obama, Michael Jordan and Hillary Clinton: “I Had to Move Past My Own Intimidation”

The documentarians behind Emmy nominees 'Becoming,' 'The Last Dance' and 'Hillary' circumvented any tendencies toward hero worship to capture hidden vulnerabilities of very public figures.

How to Write a Series Finale

Showrunners on 'Empire,' 'The Good Place,' 'Modern Family' and more reveal the excitement — and demands — of creating the perfect end to a series.

When Film Directors Jump to TV: Helmers Reveal Benefits, Challenges of Moving to Small Screen

Directors of 'Defending Jacob' and 'I Know This Much Is True,' Morten Tyldum and Derek Cianfrance talk the transition from making feature films to directing their own TV series.

Mark Ruffalo, Stephan James and More Drama Actors on “Falling Through the Unknown” With Their Dark Characters

Embodying a tormented person can be an exciting challenge, but for these 10 actors including Mark Ruffalo, Stephan James and more their characters were not easy to shake off once the cameras stopped…

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez and Leonardo DiCaprio Among Attendees at L.A.’s Frieze Art Fair

Jill Soloway, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lopez were among the stars who attended the Frieze Art Fair L.A.