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‘Hollywood Remixed’: Marlee Matlin on ‘CODA’ and Authentic Deaf Portrayals

Welcome to season two of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment. Each week, host Rebecca Sun (senior editor of diversity…

Next Big Thing: After Breakout Performance, ‘CODA’ Star Emilia Jones’ Career Flourishes

If it’s for a part, Emilia Jones is prepared to get her hands dirty — even if that means getting covered in fish guts. For CODA, the 19-year-old English actress plays the daughter of a…

“We’re Not Deaf Actors — We’re Actors, Period”: ‘CODA’’s Watershed Moment in Representation

After theaters had reopened following a year-and-a-half blackout, Marlee Matlin returned to the multiplex to watch Disney’s Cruella with her family. Shortly after the film started, she could…

4 Ways Hollywood Is Working to Increase Deaf and Disability Inclusion

ACCESSIBILITY The 2021 Oscars featured audio description for the blind (spoken narration that describes onscreen visual elements) for the first time in the telecast’s history, while the…

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…

‘CODA’ Director Sian Heder to Helm ‘Impossible’ Adaptation

Patrick Wachsberger’s Picture Perfect Federation will reteam with Heder to produce alongside Black Label Media and Marsh Entertainment.

‘CODA’ Lands August Release on Apple+ and in Theaters

Apple Original Films paid a record $25 for the acclaimed drama, which premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Berlin: International Buyers Up in Arms Over Buy-Back Proposals Post-‘Coda’ (Exclusive)

With streamers paying big for global rights to films already pre-sold to the foreign buyers — see Apple's $25 million deal for Sundance hit 'Coda' —international distributors are worried sales…

‘CODA’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Sian Heder's film revolves around the tensions that arise when the sole hearing member of a deaf family discovers she has a talent for singing.