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Jessica Biel, Rose Byrne and More Stars on Their Characters’ Toxic Secrets and Double Lies

The stars of 'Candy' and 'Physical', along with Elodie Yung ('The Cleaning Lady') and Ariana DeBose ('Schmigadoon!'), play characters who keep their traumas and shame close to their chests — which inevitably gets them into trouble.

‘Lincoln Lawyer’ Has Solid Debut in Streaming Rankings

Netflix users returned a favorable verdict on The Lincoln Lawyer in its premiere week. The series, executive produced by David E. Kelley and based on Michael Connelly’s novels about attorney Mickey Haller, finished second in Nielsen’s streaming rankings for May 9-15. The 10-episode season, which premiered May 13, racked up 884 million minutes of viewing […]

Critics’ Conversation: Finding Gems Beyond Spring TV’s True-Crime Glut

Small screens were flooded with fact-based dramas about murder and fraud, but standouts of the past few months included a luminous literary adaptation, comedies both silly and substantial and returning shows in fine, feisty form.

Events of the Week: ‘Hacks,’ ‘Good Mourning’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Hacks, Good Mourning, Candy, Angelyne and The Time Traveler’s Wife. Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT Brunch On Saturday, Kevin Hart’s HARTBEAT media company hosted its […]

Jessica Biel on the “Meta on Meta” Surprise Roles in Her and Melanie Lynskey’s ‘Candy’

When Justin Timberlake found out about wife Jessica Biel’s next TV project, he wanted in. Biel is starring in and executive producing Candy, the Hulu drama offering viewers their next true-crime TV tale. The limited series explores the real-life gruesome 1980 murder of Betty Gore, who is played by Melanie Lynskey, and her friend Candy […]

Jessica Biel, ‘Candy’ Creators on Exploring Female Rage, Navigating Dueling Candy Montgomery Projects

With Candy, the Hulu miniseries exploring the gruesome 1980 murder of Betty Gore at the hands of friend Candy Montgomery, Jessica Biel continues her exploration of the crime thriller genre, also exec producing the project after previous involvement with The Sinner and Cruel Summer. “I just loved the writing so much when I read the […]

Jessica Biel on Relating to Her Killer Role in Hulu’s ‘Candy’

Welcome to the 168th episode 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, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, […]