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How Hollywood Is Getting Back in the Agatha Christie Business

Agatha Christie's heirs have inked multiple new movie and TV deals as they vow to protect the "DNA" of her work, not seen on the big screen since 1985.

‘Girl on the Train’ Author Shoots Down ‘Gone Girl’ Comparisons

Paula Hawkins' 'The Girl on the Train' and Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' do share a zeitgeisty focus on the "unlikable" woman and a dark view of suburbia.

‘Girl on the Train’s’ Emily Blunt on Gender Double Standards: “A Woman Is a Drunk, Whereas the Guy’s a Partyer”

"There's just so much judgment with women," says star Emily Blunt in an interview with THR alongside 'The Girl on the Train' author Paula Hawkins.

Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors 2016

Count authors among the creator groups benefiting from the proliferation of new platforms and outlets in entertainment as 11 new writers (from a millennial to a septuagenarian) make their debut on…

Hollywood’s Power Authors: 6 Up-and-Comers to Watch

From a Jamaican phenom to a seasoned journo, fresh voices are seeing their first Hollywood projects happen.

Robert Kirkman Reveals His Biggest ‘Walking Dead’ Regret

And it has to do with the shocking season-one finale

Hollywood’s 5 Most Powerful Comics Writers

Of course, 'The Walking Dead's' Robert Kirkman made the list. But who else wields strong influence in the entertainment industry?

Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors

The real superheroes of the industry right now? These writers — ranked in order of influence — whose books are source material for more than 300 movie and TV projects, have helped rake in billions in…

Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors

The real superheroes of the industry right now? These writers — ranked in order of influence — whose books are source material for more than 300 movie and TV projects, have helped rake in billions in…

25 Most Powerful Authors: EL James Opens Up About Her ‘Roller Coaster’ Year Since ‘Fifty Shades’ Hit Big

The writer recounts the moment her world changed, goes inside the pitch meetings for the film and contemplates a sequel.

Hollywood’s Most Powerful Authors: Gillian Flynn on Adapting ‘Gone Girl,’ Being Too ‘Wimpy’ for Crime Reporting and Her Best Advice to Writers (Q&A)

All three of Flynn's books have been optioned, with Reese Witherspoon producing one adaptation and Amy Adams starring in another.

Suzanne Collins’ New Book ‘Year of the Jungle’ to Arrive Next Fall

The "Hunger Games" scribe's upcoming autobiographical picture tome will be released Sept. 10, 2013.