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Spies, Killers and Internet Daddies: Pedro Pascal, Kieran Culkin and the THR Drama Actor Roundtable

It was a Saturday afternoon in late April, and the writers strike was looming, if not inevitable. Still, the six men gathered in L.A. for The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Drama Actor Emmy Roundtable showed no signs of panic. In fact, The Old Man’s Jeff Bridges and Dahmer’s Evan Peters were busy sharing breathing exercises, while […]

‘Snowfall’ Stars Damson Idris, Michael Hyatt Remember John Singleton as USC Dedicates Lounge in His Honor

The University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced the creation of the John Singleton Lounge during a special screening of the series finale of FX’s Snowfall — Singleton’s final work — on the campus Thursday night. Set for location outside of the dean’s office suites, the seating area will be decorated […]

‘Snowfall’ Boss on How “Dramatic Irony” of Ending “Seemed Like It Was Right”

Showrunner Dave Andron breaks down the character-focused series finale of the FX drama about the origins of the crack cocaine epidemic.

Damson Idris Joins Brad Pitt in Formula One Apple Movie

Snowfall star Damson Idris will star with Brad Pitt in Apple’s Formula One racing movie. The filmmaking team behind Top Gun: Maverick is reuniting on the project, with Joseph Kosinski set to direct, as well as produce alongside Jerry Bruckheimer. Ehren Kruger, one of the writers on Maverick, will pen the screenplay. Also producing is […]

‘Snowfall’ Star on Character’s Tragic Fate: “It’s Not a Fairy Tale”

The actor talks about learning his role would come to an end and how it serves as "a cautionary tale" as well as making his directorial debut with next week's eighth episode in the sixth and final season of FX's drama about the origins of the crack cocaine epidemic.

‘Snowfall’ Boss on How Season Finale “Crisis Point” Sets Up “Heavier” Final Installment: “This Story Has to Ultimately Be a Tragedy”

[This story contains spoilers from the fifth season finale of FX’s Snowfall.] Family loomed in large in Snowfall’s fifth season, which came to an end with tonight’s suspenseful season finale, from Damson Idris’ Franklin expecting a baby to his Aunt and Uncle finally getting married as they plotted to secure their own financial future. But […]

‘Snowfall’ Star Damson Idris Is TV’s Hottest Antihero

One afternoon in 2015, at a hotel in L.A., Damson Idris’ phone rang as he was taking a dip in the pool. To answer, the British actor — who had flown to Hollywood to try to win the lead role in John Singleton’s FX crime drama Snowfall — inched his way through the deep end, holding […]

Inside L.A. Rams Home Opener With Kevin Hart, Rebel Wilson and Taran Killam

In Los Angeles, gridlock doesn’t necessarily signal an event. On Sunday, however, there was no mistaking the sea of vehicles tangled up on the streets of Inglewood for something major. But not even that accurately describes what went down as SoFi Stadium opened all its seats for the Los Angeles Rams home opener against the […]