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Watch Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter’s Full Drama Showrunner Roundtable This Sunday

The Drama Showrunner Roundtable features Dan Futterman ('The Looming Tower'), Courtney Kemp ('Power'), Peter Morgan ('The Crown'), Bruce Miller ('The Handmaid's Tale'), David Shore ('The Good…

‘Looming Tower’ Creator Talks Writing Outside His Experiences

"I needed help in the room with people who had direct experience with a lot of it," "The Looming Tower" creator Dan Futterman said during The Hollywood Reporter Drama Showrunner Roundtable.

‘Looming Tower’: Stars and Creatives Talk 9/11 Depiction and How the Political Climate Has Changed

"We had brilliant people in power. What's different today? Take out the brilliant," says star Jeff Daniels, as he and author Lawrence Wright, writer Dan Futterman and other cast members reveal how…

Hulu Nearing Straight-to-Series Order for 9/11 Drama ‘The Looming Tower’

The project is based on Lawrence Wright's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, which chronicles the events that led to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Oscars: The Best Lines From This Year’s Original Screenplay Nominees

It's a who's who of the scribes who penned some of 2014's best dialogue, in their own (characters') words.

‘Birdcage’ Actor Dan Futterman Recalls Mike Nichols Breaking Into Fits of Giggles on Set

Nichols let stars Nathan Lane and Robin Williams "go and get it out of their system, and you never know what you'll find, something brilliant may come up, and he would take all the time that was…

Dan Futterman on ‘Birdcage’ Director Mike Nichols: “He Knew How to Draw the Best out of People”

The actor-writer recalls the late director's excitement at discovering new stars, veteran actors' trust and how he found the movie's signature song

New ‘Foxcatcher’ Clip: Channing Tatum Meets a Creepy Steve Carell (Video)

The Bennett Miller-directed biographical drama hits theaters on Nov. 14.