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DC Chief Search Continues as Dan Lin No Longer in Talks for Top Job

Dan Lin will not be accepting the keys to the DC kingdom. The producer was in negotiations to assume the expansive role encompassing film and television for the comic book brand, but talks broke down in recent days. Sources say a number of factors complicated talks with Warner Bros. Discovery, with a chief sticking point […]

DC’s Kevin Feige Found? Producer Dan Lin in Talks to Take Control of Film, TV for Superhero Arm

Has the new head of DC has been found? Dan Lin, the executive-turned-producer who counts hits such as the live-action Aladdin, The Lego Movie, and the It horror movies among his credits, is in talks to take the role of DC chief, multiple sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. The role would encompass overseeing not just […]

Dan Lin Launches BIPOC-Focused Content Accelerator Rideback Rise

Producer Dan Lin is launching a new nonprofit accelerator to help cultivate the next generation of BIPOC creators and entrepreneurs. Rideback Rise – a registered 501(c)(3) – already has secured more than $1 million in commitments from the Ford and MacArthur foundations, the Zelnick Belzberg Charitable Trust, the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art and […]

Amblin and Rideback Team for Jo Koy Comedy ‘Easter Sunday’ (Exclusive)

Amblin Partners and Dan Lin's Rideback are partnering for a new comedy, 'Easter Sunday,' inspired by the life of comedian Jo Koy.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Producer Roundtable With Charlize Theron, Emma Tillinger Koskoff

2020 Oscar nominated actress Charlize Theron and nominated producers Emma Tillinger Koskoff, David Heyman and Peter Chernin joined Dan Lin and Debra Martin Chase for the full Producer Roundtable.

‘The Two Popes’ Producer Dan Lin: “The World Is in Dissension Right Now”

Dan Lin ('The Two Popes') was joined by Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin, David Heyman, Debra Martin Chase and Emma Tillinger Koskoff for the annual Producer Roundtable.

“Strap on Your Flak Jacket and Lean Into It”: Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin and the Producer Roundtable

Charlize Theron, Peter Chernin, David Heyman, Dan Lin, Debra Martin Chase and Emma Tillinger Koskoff shared plenty of trade secrets of working with demanding directors, remaining agile in an ever-changing industry and knowing when to fight to the finish for a movie in THR Producer Roundtable.

Cirque du Soleil Developing Films With Producer Dan Lin

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group and Dan Lin's production company Rideback have teamed to develop feature film content, the two parties revealed Tuesday.

‘The Lego Movie 2’ Team on Crafting a Sequel Worthy of the Lego Name

Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks and more from 'The Lego Movie 2' talk about crafting a creative sequel worthy of Lego.

Margot Robbie’s Luckychap, Warner Bros. to Produce ‘Barbed Wire Heart’ Adaptation (Exclusive)

Margot Robbie's production company Luckychap and Warner Bros. have teamed up to adapt 'Barbed Wire Heart,' a gritty novel by Tess Sharpe. Dan Lin's production company Rideback is also producing.

‘Aladdin’: Everything to Know About the Live-Action Remake of the Disney Classic

As Disney prepares to release several live-action remakes of animated classics to the big screen in 2019, 'Aladdin' is no exception. Following the success of recent adaptations such as 'The Jungle Book' (2016) and 'Beauty and the Beast' (2017), Disney fans will experience a "whole new world" as the love story of Aladdin and Princess Jasmines comes to life once again, with Will Smith playing Genie and Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud as Jasmine and Aladdin, respectively.

‘Settlers of Catan’ Movie in the Works From Sony

The movie is being eyed as a potential franchise starter.