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Mia Galuppo

Film Writer

Mia Galuppo is a Film Writer at The Hollywood Reporter, where she covers independent and studio filmmaking. Mia's work has also appeared in GQ, Vice, and California Sunday Magazine, among other publications. Mia is a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.

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Jon Hamm Joins ‘Mean Girls’ Musical (Exclusive)

Jon Hamm is joining the Mean Girls Musical in the role of Coach Carr, the resident gym coach and incompetent sex-ed teacher. The feature adapts the Broadway musical, which is itself an adaptation of the 2004 teen comedy Mean Girls. Mean Girls Musical hails from Paramount, which is planning a Paramount+ debut. Hamm joins a previously […]

Neon Nabs Anne Hathaway Starrer ‘Eileen’

Neon has acquired the Anne Hathaway starrer Eileen for North America, with plans to release the film this fall. Eileen, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, is based on the 2015 novel from Ottessa Moshfegh. It stars Thomasin McKenzie as Eileen, a peculiar young woman who works at a prison, where she is ostracized […]

New Adam McKay Movie Project, With Robert Pattinson, Amy Adams, Robert Downey Jr., Hits Hollywood Studios

After months of murmuring, the latest A-list ensemble project from The Big Short and Don’t Look Up filmmaker Adam McKay has hit Hollywood. Titled Average Height, Average Build, the project is being described as part serial killer thriller, part comedy, following a killer who uses political lobbyists to change laws in order to make it […]

‘Vertigo’ Remake in the Works at Paramount With Robert Downey Jr. Eying Lead

Vertigo — the Alfred Hitchcock film long considered one of Hollywood’s best — may be getting a remake. Paramount Pictures has acquired the remake rights to the 1958 movie, which starred Jimmy Stewart as an ex-detective hired to follow a friend’s wife (Kim Novak) who has been acting erratically. Robert Downey Jr. is eyeing the […]

Benedict Wong, ‘Bel-Air’ Star Jabari Banks Set for English-Language Remake of ‘Bad Genius’

Benedict Wong, Bel-Air star Jabari Banks, and Callina Liang are set to star in the English-language remake of Thai hit Bad Genius. Picturestart and Picture Perfect Federation are behind the project that will be directed by JC Lee from a script he wrote with Julius Onah. Shooting is expected to begin this May. The film’s […]

Cheech and Chong Biopic in the Works With Hidden Pictures (Exclusive)

The origin story of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, the pioneering comedians whose 1978 film Up in Smoke has transcended cult status, is getting its own big-screen treatment. Todd Lieberman’s Hidden Pictures is partnering with Marin and Chong, Underground and Five All in the Fifth Entertainment on a feature biopic about the comedy duo. Cheech […]

‘White Lotus’ Star Will Sharpe to Direct ‘Crying in H Mart’

Will Sharpe — the actor and filmmaker who was most recently seen in the latest season of The White Lotus — has been tapped to direct the adaptation of the bestselling memoir Crying in H Mart. In 2021, MGM’s Orion Pictures picked up the rights to Michelle Zauner’s memoir, with Stacey Sher and Jason Kim […]

Jake Johnson Asked Friends to Be Brutally Honest About Directorial Debut ‘Self Reliance’

In Self Reliance, Jake Johnson’s Thomas, still reeling from a two-year-old break-up and generally disillusioned with life, agrees to participate in a reality television show for the dark web where, for 30 days, people will try to murder him. The loophole that Thomas gloms on to is that he can’t be murdered when he is […]

Denzel Washington in Talks to Join Paul Mescal in ‘Gladiator’ Sequel

Denzel Washington is in negotiations to reteam with Ridley Scott on the Gladiator sequel. The duo previously worked together on 2007 movie American Gangster. The Paramount project is set to be a follow-up to Scott’s best picture-winning 2000 feature, which followed Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a former general who is forced into being a […]

Demi Lovato to Direct Doc About Child Stardom for Hulu

Demi Lovato will be making her directorial debut on a doc that will focus on the realities of child stardom for Hulu. The project, currently titled Child Star, will have Lovato co-direct with Nicola Marsh. The feature, which is expected out in 2024, will, according to the synopsis, “deconstruct the highs and lows of growing up […]

Warner Bros. Eyeing Nancy Meyers Movie Let Go by Netflix

The Nancy Meyers movie that recently fell apart at Netflix over budget issues may be revived at Warner Bros. After being set up at Netflix for over a year, Meyers’ long-awaited return to the director’s chair began to fall apart last week over disagreements about the budget. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Warners, attracted […]

Andrew Garfield, Florence Pugh to Star in Love Story ‘We Live in Time’

Andrew Garfield and Florence Pugh, who took the Dolby stage together at this year’s Oscars ceremony as presenters, are in talks to co-star in love story We Live in Time from StudioCanal. John Crowley — the director behind the romance drama Brooklyn — will helm from a screenplay by playwright Nick Payne. Plot details are […]