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How Michael Showalter Became King of the Dramedy

Michael Showalter, ears cushioned by a pair of giant headphones, has no idea that his security system has chirped several dozen times during the course of a February evening Zoom from his Hollywood home. He is not being robbed, we discover. His wife and twin daughters just keep going outside, tending to the burger dinner […]

Hollywood Inclusion Lab for South Asian Screenwriters Selects Mentors (Exclusive)

After the Hollywood success of Priyanka Chopra and Mindy Kaling, the inaugural 1497 Writers Lab, which offers mentoring from leading filmmakers for underrepresented South Asian screenwriters, has selected its mentors.

12 Movies That Explore the World of Stand-Up Comedy

Netflix's Eddie Murphy starrer 'Dolemite Is My Name' is one of a list of movies that explore the world of stand-up comedy, following in the tradition of films like 'The King of Comedy,' 'Mr. Saturday Night,' 'Funny People' and 'Obvious Child.'

Spirit Awards: ‘The Big Sick’ Wins Best First Screenplay

The 33rd annual ceremony that honors independent films took place in Santa Monica on Saturday.

Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani Reveal How They Reacted to ‘The Big Sick’ Oscar Nomination

“Screaming, crying and then right back to sleep,” Nanjiani described of the moment.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Writer Roundtable With Jordan Peele, Aaron Sorkin, Emily V. Gordon and More

Darren Aronofsky, Anthony McCarten, and Fatih Akin also sat down to discuss their recent films.

From ‘The Big Sick’ to ‘Here and Now’: Holly Hunter Opens Up About Her Resurgence

The actress talks with THR about how good roles for her dried up after 'Saving Grace' ended and why she wanted to work with Alan Ball on his new HBO family drama.

Is the Time’s Up Movement Impacting the Oscar Race?

Nominees weigh in on whether the most competitive best picture race in years is being influenced by the current climate.

Oscars: ‘Wonder Woman,’ James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs

Tom Hanks, 'In the Fade' and 'Battle of the Sexes' also failed to land nominations.

SAG Awards Snubs: ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Shut Out

Also going home empty-handed were four-time nominees (including stunt nods) 'GLOW' and 'Stranger Things.'

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘The Big Sick’ and Hollywood’s Muslim-American Renaissance

The NBA Hall of Famer and THR columnist, a practitioner of Islam since college, is hopeful that the Kumail Nanjiani starrer and Aziz Ansari's 'Master of None' are bringing an end to portrayals of the devoted as "rabid, merciless terrorists" onscreen.