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Kevin Hart on Ramping Up Production, Signing With Netflix and Collaborating With the Obamas

Kevin Hart doesn’t make small moves. So when the prolific 41-year-old — whose films have grossed $4.2 billion at the box office and whose salad days of stand-up sold out arenas — decided to make…

PR Chief Kelly Bush Novak Talks Turning Down #MeToo Male Clients, Her Guidance for Elliot Page and Her ’60 Minutes’ Frustration

In 1991, Kelly Bush Novak headed to Hollywood from her native San Francisco and began working for famed publicist Susan Geller. Like today, the PR business was in the midst of seismic change. At the

Seth Green on Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ Unique Hollywood Lane and Giving Marvel a TV-MA Rating

Seth Green and John “Harv” Harvatine, along with partners Matthew Senreich and Eric Towner, forged their full-service production company from an old Winnebago a decade ago. A union of Green…

‘Master of None’ Co-Creator Alan Yang on Making Lena Waithe the Focus: We “Don’t Want to Do the Same Thing Over and Over Again”

Alan Yang graduated from Harvard at 19. At 25, he was already on staff at comedy favorite Parks and Recreation. And by 2016, he’d won his first Emmy for his celebrated co-creation, Master of…

Eric Bana on New Film ‘The Dry’ and Why He Won’t Produce Movies With a Darker Edge

Back in 2000, Eric Bana captured Hollywood’s attention with his role as a homicidal thug in Chopper, a breakout hit in his native Australia. Soon after, the actor was being courted by the likes…

Susan Rovner Talks Peacock Plans, Post-Kardashians E! and Future of “Broken” Golden Globes

The view outside Susan Rovner’s 11th-floor corner office — a now-bustling Universal Studios and the surrounding San Fernando Valley — is not unlike her new job. There’s a lot to take…

Millarworld Founder Mark Millar Teases ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ and Why the World Is Ready for a Black Superman

The DC and Marvel alum on taking his talents to Netflix, why comics will never be fully digital and how he challenged himself to make the "greatest superhero story."…

Phoebe Robinson Moves From ‘2 Dope Queens’ Into Producing and Publishing

The multihyphenate has a new series (Comedy Central's 'Doing the Most'), a production company and an upcoming book imprint, with aspirations for more: "We're going to…

‘Everything’s Gonna Be Okay’ Creator-Star Josh Thomas on Why Execs Avoid Challenging His Queer Sex Scenes

The creative mind behind Freeform’s series also talks about quitting stand-up, getting the show’s depiction of autism right and why he'll never do a Netflix comedy…

‘Nobody’ Producers David Leitch and Kelly McCormick on Bob Odenkirk’s Action Chops and Making a Brad Pitt Movie During COVID

With multiple box office smashes under their belts, the married producing duo shares why it took two years for Odenkirk to train, what it was like for Leitch to direct Pitt's 'Bullet Train' — as his…

Trilith’s Frank Patterson on Studio Transformation and Pandemic Filming

The president and CEO opens up about the most challenging aspect of COVID-era production, the studio’s biggest concerns and whether he’ll mandate vaccines.

Viacom CBS Streaming Exec on How to Navigate Massive Paramount+ Content Library

Tom Ryan talks to The Hollywood Reporter about licensing shows to a rival platform and why it's smart to be a contrarian in this business.