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Renzo Rossellini to Receive Locarno Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

"His own love of film came from his family and has stayed with him throughout his life. Gifted with infallible instincts and led by his passion, he has left a deep and lasting mark."

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‘The Boogeyman’ Director Rob Savage on Stephen King’s Blessing and the Very Good Reason Why Disney Had Him Remove a Toy Lightsaber

Above all else, The Boogeyman director Rob Savage wanted what every filmmaker longs for when adapting the work of Stephen King: his blessing. Fortunately, Savage received that and a whole lot more.  Based on King’s short story that was first published in 1973, The Boogeyman changes things up by focusing on the Harper family, as […]

Matthew Broderick Reveals Tensions with John Hughes on ‘Ferris Bueller’: “He Was Not Easygoing”

In a new interview, Matthew Broderick says he would occasionally “butt heads” with John Hughes during the making of the 1986 comedy classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. “He was not easygoing in some ways,” Broderick, 61, says of the late writer-director legend on The Hollywood Reporter’s It Happened in Hollywood podcast. “He was nervous it […]

‘Rosalie’ Review: A Bearded Lady Blossoms in an Accessible French Romantic Period Piece

Stephanie di Giusto's film stars Nadia Tereszkiewicz and Benoît Magimel as partners in a marriage tested by the bride's unusual physical condition.

Pamela Anderson Had One Big Rule for ‘Pamela: A Love Story’ Director: “Don’t Show Me Anything”

Nearly everybody knows the name Pamela Anderson, but viewers of Ryan White’s Netflix doc Pamela: A Love Story may have a new grasp of the human behind the persona. White — whose acclaimed work varies in subject matter from robots trapped on foreign planets with Good Night Oppy to murder and sexual abuse scandals within […]

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Moana’ Taps ‘Hamilton’ Helmer Thomas Kail as Director

Thomas Kail, the Tony Award-winning director of Broadway’s Hamilton, has been tapped to direct Disney’s live-action take on the studio’s 2016 animated musical sensation Moana. Disney announced the remake earlier this spring and has secured Dwayne Johnson to return to the role of Maui, the grandiose demigod of the wind and sea. Johnson is producing […]

Johnny Depp’s ‘Jeanne du Barry’ Enjoys Decade-Best Start for a Cannes Opener at French Box Office

Bien joué. Jeanne du Barry — starring Johnny Depp — took a triumphant bow at the box office in France timed to its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. The period drama racked up 401,481 admissions in its first week of play, the best showing in a decade for a Cannes opening-night film, […]

Ryan Gosling on Backlash to Ken Casting in ‘Barbie,’ Ageist Comments: “Your Hypocrisy is Exposed”

It’s safe to say that Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie has already become something of a phenomenon online — and it doesn’t even hit theaters until July 21. There were those paparazzi pics from Venice Beach, then a trailer followed by a series of cast posters and most recently, a dance single from the film’s pop superstar […]

Women In Film Turns 50 and Is Still “Helping the Next Generation Get Jobs” in Hollywood

A force of nature, Tichi Wilkerson became the publisher and editor of The Hollywood Reporter after her husband, Billy Wilkerson, died in 1962. Yet no matter how prominent her position, the publisher, who was of Mexican heritage, felt isolated professionally from Hollywood with its men’s clubs and associations, according to Mollie Gregory’s 2002 book, Women […]

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Team on Casting New Additions and Expanding Beyond the First Film: “I Don’t Think People Are Ready for What a Leap It Is”

Five years after Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse become a box office and cultural hit, en route to winning an Oscar, the second film in the planned trilogy premiered in Los Angeles on Tuesday and its writers are feeling — tired. “It feels great and we are totally exhausted,” said Chris Miller, who along with partner […]

‘Charlie Harper,’ Romance Movie Starring Emilia Jones, Sells Wide

The romance movie Charlie Harper, starring CODA breakout Emilia Jones and Toby Wallace (Babyteeth, FX’s Pistol), has sold to various international markets after being presented to buyers at the Cannes film market. To be directed by Tom Dean and Mac Eldridge from a script written by Dean, the film will be produced by Picture Perfect Federation’s Patrick […]

Sideshow, Janus Films Take Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Cannes Competition Title ‘About Dry Grasses’ for U.S. (Exclusive)

Sideshow and Janus Films have picked up U.S. rights to Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s Cannes Film Festival competition entry About Dry Grasses, securing the Turkish drama from sales group Playtime. The film stars Deniz Celiloglu as a young art teacher, sent to a remote village in Anatolia for his final year of compulsory national service, who […]

Taika Waititi: “Am I Allowed to Laugh at This?”

Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo have a routine they’ve done at parties that kills. They perfected it at Sundance in the early 2000s, in a condo dance-off with two Navajo guys. “Taika would strike this Michael Jackson pose with his hand pointing in the air and unbutton the pearl button on his shirt,” says Harjo, […]