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Riz Ahmed’s ‘Mogul Mowgli’ to Open Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival (Exclusive)

Mogul Mowgli, the feature co-written, produced by and starring Riz Ahmed, is set to open Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival to run Aug. 2 to 8. The festival, which has a mission to create a deeper impact for racial and gender equality in media, will screen Bassan Tariq’s directorial fiction feature debut on opening night. […]

‘Thelma & Louise’ Screenwriter Developing Musical Based on 1991 Film: “It’s Very Promising”

With an army of police officers over their shoulders, guns drawn and sirens blazing, and dust from the Grand Canyon swirling throughout their 1966 Ford Thunderbird convertible, Thelma offers a shocking suggestion to literal partner in crime Louise. “Let’s keep going,” says a breathless Thelma, played by Geena Davis, in the final seconds of Ridley […]

Final Draft Awards to Honor Boots Riley, Tanya Saracho and Callie Khouri

Boots Riley and Tanya Saracho, the primary forces behind the 2018 critics' darlings 'Sorry to Bother You' and 'Vida,' respectively, will be honored at the 14th annual Final Draft Awards — Riley with the New Voice Award for Film and Saracho with the New Voice Award for Television.

Jennifer Hudson-Starring Aretha Franklin Biopic Finds Director

The long-gestating Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson has found a director: Liesl Tommy.

‘Nashville’ Creator on 100th Episode, Connie Britton’s Teary Goodbye (Q&A)

"There are always new characters and stories to tell," says Callie Khouri as the country music drama continues on a ratings high on new home CMT amid creative and cast shake-ups.

T Bone Burnett, Callie Khouri Partner With Tandem Productions on Miami Music Drama ‘Deep City’

The series, created by '24' producer Juan Carlos Coto, is an ensemble drama set against the backdrop of Miami's Midtown nightlife.

‘Thelma & Louise’ Writer Callie Khouri Blasts Trump Supporter Over Movie Reference at Rally

"You don't get to use T&L without knowing that they would have blown that Trump train straight to hell," she tweeted.

‘Nashville’ Postmortem: Callie Khouri on Rayna’s Choice, Will’s Bold Move

The creator of the country music drama talks with THR about lessons from the freshman season finale. "We've shown a lot of our characters grow up," she says.

Hulu Plus to Stream ABC’s ‘Nashville’

The online streamer has signed an exclusive deal with ABC Television Group for previous seasons of "Nashville."

‘Nashville’ Creator on Rayna’s Complicated Love Life, ‘Emotional’ Season Finale

Creator/EP Callie Khouri talks with THR about whether Rayna and Deacon are on a path toward a romantic reunion and if an Avery-Juliette paring is in the cards.

Golden Globes 2014: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett Hit Saturday’s Parties

THR is on the scene at the evening's biggest bashes featuring the talents behind "Gravity," "Captain Phillips" and "Blue Jasmine."

‘Thelma and Louise’ Collaborators Reunite on Austin Film Festival Panel (Exclusive Video)

THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg moderated a chat with Callie Khouri and Susan Sarandon, as well as "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan, writer/director Jonathan Demme and producer/exec Barry Josephson, in the Lone Star State.