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Thomasin McKenzie Nabs Lead for Kerri Strug Biopic ‘Perfect’

'Booksmart' director Olivia Wilde will direct Searchlight's true story of gymnast Kerri Strug’s triumph in winning Team USA’s first gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.

Hollywood LGBTQ-Inclusive Films Up, Diversity Down and Trans Characters Absent, GLAAD Study Finds

Hollywood studio movies have made gains in depicting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer characters, but the industry still has much ground to cover to fully reflect the LGBTQ community…

ReFrame Stamp Awarded to 26 Films From 2019

A record 26 of the U.S.' 100 highest-grossing movies in 2019 have received the ReFrame Stamp for gender parity.

Spirit Awards: Olivia Wilde’s ‘Booksmart’ Wins Best First Feature

'Booksmart' director Olivia Wilde took home her first Spirit Award at Saturday's Film Independent Spirit Awards.

From Beanie Feldstein to Jonathan Majors: What’s Next for This Year’s Awards Season Breakouts

These acting and directing talents — including Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lulu Wang and Archie Yates — won't be slowing down anytime soon. Their follow-up projects involve working with Nicole Kidman, Aaron…

Writers Guild Awards: ‘1917,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Little Women’ Among Film Nominees

A complete list of the Writers Guild Awards' 2020 film nominations in the categories of best screenplay (original, adapted and documentary).

‘Booksmart’ Co-Writer on the “Friend-assaince” Taking Over the Screen (Guest Column)

A 'Booksmart' co-writer reflects on how female offscreen friendships have shaped strong stories on TV and in film.

Female Directors of Top-Grossing Films Reached 13-Year High in 2019: Annenberg Study

In a study released on Thursday, USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found that female filmmakers made up 10.6 percent of the directors of 2019's top grossing movies.

Obama Names ‘American Factory,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Parasite’ Among Favorite Films of 2019

Barack Obama's Netflix documentary 'American Factory' is among his favorite films of 2019, the former president announced Sunday, joining critically acclaimed Oscar frontrunners like 'The Irishman,'…

Beanie Feldstein Doesn’t Worry About Getting Typecast

Beanie Feldstein, 'Booksmart's breakout star (and Jonah Hill's sister) talks about how her love of musical theater impacted her acting career and playing the best friend.

Holiday Gift Guide: 28 Presents Inspired by High-Profile Movies of 2019

Pamper clients and loved ones with The Hollywood Reporter's film gift guide — an ode to eight of the season's hit films.

AFM: ‘How to Build a Girl’ to Get North American Release via IFC Films

IFC Films has picked up North American rights to 'How to Build a Girl,' a new comedy featuring 'Booksmart' star Beanie Feldstein.