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Jasmine Cephas Jones Says Her ‘Blindspotting’ Character Is a “Warrior and a Hero”

It’s not often that a small part in a film leads to the starring role in a spinoff series. Jasmine Cephas Jones was involved from the early stages of the movie Blindspotting, which co-writers and stars Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal developed for some 10 years before the movie premiered at Sundance and was released […]

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the Best Episodes of 2021

Daniel Fienberg and Angie Han break down their favorite episodes of the year, with installments of 'Squid Game,' 'Hacks,' 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'Yellowjackets' and 'WandaVision' making the cut.

‘Blindspotting’ Renewed for Season 2 at Starz

Starz is heading back to Oakland for a second season of Blindspotting. The premium cable outlet has picked up the critically acclaimed series from Starz parent Lionsgate TV and creators Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs and based on their 2018 film of the same title. Jasmine Cephas Jones reprises her role from the movie as […]

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘Blindspotting’ Co-Creator on Bringing the Acclaimed Movie to TV

Welcome to Episode 125 of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

Jasmine Cephas Jones on Tackling “How the Prison System Affects the Families Outside” at ‘Blindspotting’ Premiere

Three years after Blindspotting became an indie hit, it’s back as a Starz series starring Jasmine Cephas Jones, which kicked off with a Los Angeles premiere at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Sunday. The 2018 film starred Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal as best friends in the Bay Area and tackled issues of race, police violence […]

Starz’s ‘Blindspotting’: TV Review

Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs pick up the story from their 2018 Oakland-set film with Jasmine Cephas Jones' character now the primary focus.

This Week in TV: ‘Kardashians’ Say Goodbye, ‘Lupin,’ ‘Blindspotting’

An era of reality TV ends this week when Keeping Up With the Kardashians airs its final episode ever. Also on tap are the return of a Netflix international hit, a TV adaptation of the critically acclaimed movie Blindspotting and the post-Netflix revival of Tuca & Bertie. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

‘Mythic Quest,’ ‘Kevin Can F**k Himself’ Set for ATX TV Festival (Exclusive)

The 10th edition of the ATX Television Festival has added a host of programming to its lineup. Panels for Apple’s Mythic Quest and Central Park, AMC’s new Kevin Can F**k Himself, season five of The Good Fight on Paramount+ and Starz’s Blindspotting, among a host of others. The festival will take place virtually for the […]

Tribeca Sets World Premieres for Peacock’s ‘Dr. Death,’ Starz’s ‘Blindspotting’ and New Season of OWN’s ‘David Makes Man’

The festival will also feature a panel discussion with longtime collaborators Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, Meredith Scardino and Jeff Richmond.

Jessie Fairbanks Named Director of Programming at San Francisco Film Festival

Fairbanks comes to SFFILM after programming stints at DOC NYC, Tribeca and more recently the Hot Springs documentary festival.

Helen Hunt Boards ‘Blindspotting’ Series at Starz

Helen Hunt will star with Jasmine Cephas Jones in 'Blindspotting,' based on the 2018 movie of the same title.

‘Blindspotting’ Stars Discuss Why Oakland Is Having a “Moment” at the Movies

'Blindspotting' writer-director and star Rafael Casal and co-star Janina Gavankar discuss why Oaklad, Calif. is having a "moment" at the movies right now.