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‘Sorry for Your Loss’ Creator Teams With Danny Strong, Darren Aronofsky for FX Drama ‘The Answers’

Kit Steinkellner, creator of the critically praised former Facebook Watch drama Sorry for Your Loss, is returning to television in a big way at FX. The Disney-owned basic cable network has handed out a pilot order for an adaptation of Catherine Lacey’s novel The Answers, with Steinkellner set to write the script and exec produce […]

‘Dopesick’ Writer-Director Danny Strong Says the Show Was “a Collective Mission” to Honor Purdue Pharma’s Victims

Actor-writer-director Danny Strong is no stranger to celebrating on Emmys night. He earned two Emmys in 2012 for writing and producing HBO’s political drama Game Change, which followed his Emmy-nominated screenplay for the similarly ripped-from-the-headlines HBO film Recount in 2008. Since that double win a decade ago, Strong has gone on to co-create the Fox […]

Guest Column: How Creating ‘Dopesick’ Turned Me From Writer to Activist

Danny Strong, also the director of Hulu's Emmy-nominated limited series, explains how the show is helping to bring about a reckoning with Purdue Pharma and the 'greatest crime in U.S. history'

Final Draft Awards: Guillermo del Toro, Jane Campion, Jeymes Samuel Among 2022 Honorees

The 17th annual Final Draft Awards took place Wednesday with a virtual ceremony, during which filmmakers Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), Guillermo del Toro (Nightmare Alley), Nicole Holofcener (The Last Duel) and Jeymes Samuel (The Harder They Fall) earned honors for their screenwriting. Television honorees included Dopesick creator/showrunner Danny Strong and Yellowjackets creators […]

Final Draft Awards: Jane Campion and Guillermo del Toro Tapped for Honors

Jane Campion, Guillermo del toro, Nicole Holofcener and Jeymes Samuel, writers of standout 2021 films, as well as Danny Strong and the husband-wife team of Bart Nickerson and Ashley Lyle, writers of standout 2021 TV programs, will receive special honors at the 17th annual Final Draft Awards, it was announced by Final Draft, a Cast […]

‘Dopesick’ Team Hopes Hulu Series Will Create “Empathy Towards Addiction”

In Hulu’s new series about the opioid epidemic, Dopesick, Rosario Dawson and Peter Sarsgaard play crusading federal officials digging through evidence to go after OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma. But in terms of what attracted the actors to the project, Dawson, Sarsgaard and a number of other stars were driven by personal connections. Both Dawson and […]

‘Dopesick’ Showrunner Danny Strong on the Thrills of Going Solo

Danny Strong was all of 8 years old when he began sending letters to what was then the William Morris Agency. A latchkey kid in Manhattan Beach, he’d watched Silver Spoons and Diff’rent Strokes, thinking, “I should be on TV.” By 10 or 11, he’d found a kindred spirit in Quentin Tarantino, then just a […]

Danny Strong Sued by Fired Management Team

Danny Strong’s career keeps heading north, but he’s now without the Gotham Group after an 18-year relationship with the management firm. On Monday, Gotham filed suit in Los Angeles against Strong, alleging it’s still entitled to commissions after termination. Strong first hit it big as an actor on Buffy the Vampire Slayer before appearing on […]

‘Empire’ Renewed for Season 5 at Fox

The Lee Daniels and Danny Strong drama joins a returning slate that also includes '911,' 'The Gifted,' 'The Orville' and 'The Simpsons.'

Danny Strong Legal Drama Scores Fox Pilot Order

The drama, from writer David Elliot, revolves around the wrongly convicted.

Danny Strong to Write Book for Upcoming Frank Sinatra Musical

The show based on the singer's life and career is set to open in 2020.

How Danny Strong Got the Clintons to Attend His Movie Screening

Not only did Bill and Hillary attend, they stayed for 90 minutes after the Aug. 10 showing of Strong's directorial debut, 'Rebel in the Rye,' to hang out.