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‘The Black Phone’ Director Scott Derrickson Reveals a Last-Minute Change to the End

[This story contains spoilers for The Black Phone.] Making a horror film about a sadistic child killer could be a challenge in and of itself, but The Black Phone co-writer and director Scott Derrickson said there was one scene that was particularly difficult to execute. In one upsetting moment, Terrence Blake (Jeremy Davies), the alcoholic father […]

‘The Black Phone’ Director Scott Derrickson on Ethan Hawke’s Serial Killer and His Scary Mask

Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone deals with tough subject matter: A sadistic child killer named the Grabber, played by Ethan Hawke, abducts children, never to be seen again. When he takes his sixth victim, the young boy gets mysterious phone calls from a disconnected phone in the Grabber’s dungeon from the children that have come […]

Universal Studios Introduces Blumhouse Maze Featuring ‘The Black Phone’ for 2022 Halloween Horror Nights

A maze based on two Blumhouse films will be a new addition to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios this fall. The theme park on Thursday unveiled The Horrors of Blumhouse haunted house, which will be based on the upcoming supernatural thriller Black Phone and horror-comedy Freaky (2020). The Scott Derrickson-directed Black Phone, starring Ethan […]

Next Big Thing: ‘The Black Phone’ Star Mason Thames on The Scariest Thing in the Blumhouse Horror Film

While Jason Blum has called Universal’s The Black Phone the “scariest movie” he’s ever produced, its young star Mason Thames, 14, says his experience making the movie was actually “all fun.” This despite the fact that his character, Finney — a baseball player who’s bullied at school and has an alcoholic father — is locked […]

Peabody Awards: Morgan Freeman, Jon Stewart, Melissa McCarthy and Riz Ahmed to Present Honors to Winners (Exclusive)

Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell and Amanda Seales are among the stars set to present the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. All 30 winners of the 82nd annual awards will […]

Photographer Julian Ungano on His Vision for The Hollywood Reporter’s Cannes Photo Diary

Julian Ungano is tucked away at a corner table inside the Hotel Martinez’s lobby restaurant. It’s mid-afternoon and the 39-year-old is here to recap a dizzying schedule shooting some of the Cannes Film Festival’s brightest stars. Ungano partnered with The Hollywood Reporter to deliver a Cannes photo diary, updated throughout the festival from May 17-28, […]

Ethan Hawke’s ‘The Last Movie Stars’: TV Review | Cannes 2022

The festival is premiering two episodes of the six-part portrait of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, who both won acting awards at Cannes.

Cannes: Ethan Hawke, Isabelle Huppert, Lee Jung-jae, Rebecca Hall, Austin Butler and More in The Hollywood Reporter’s Festival Photo Diary

Nothing compares to Cannes. That has never been more true than it is this year as the international film festival rolled out the iconic red carpet to celebrate a milestone 75th anniversary, as always, against the backdrop of the French Riviera. Welcoming A-list stars, celebrated auteurs, musicians, models and, yes, even TikTok creators, the 2022 […]

‘Batwheels’ Adds Gina Rodriguez and Xolo Mariduena to Supervillain Lineup (Exclusive)

Holy burning rubber, Batman! Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming action-adventure Batwheels series is adding more stars to the voice cast, rounding out the Rogues’ Gallery, aka classic Batman villains, and the nefarious Legion of Zoom, a team of sentient vehicles brought to computerized life by Badcomputer, the new ultimate computer of the DC Universe. Gina Rodriguez, […]

Sex Columnist Details Chance (But Chaste!) Encounter With Ethan Hawke in New Tell-All

With Moon Knight, The Northman and The Black Phone, Ethan Hawke is having (yet) another moment, but writer Alyssa Shelasky still isn’t over the one she shared with him on the streets of New York City back in 2004. In her new tell-all, This Might Be Too Personal, Shelasky, who pens New York magazine’s Sex […]

‘Moon Knight’ Series’ Grand Storytelling Required More Than Six Episodes

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for the finale of Moon Knight.]  So, that was weird, huh? My reaction to the Wednesday conclusion of Marvel Studios’ Moon Knight is a sentiment likely shared by many of those who have followed the Disney+ series for the past six weeks. The series, currently billed as limited, and without […]

Ethan Hawke’s Paul Newman/Joanne Woodward Tribute ‘The Last Movie Stars’ to Screen in Cannes Classics

The Last Movie Stars, Ethan Hawke’s documentary series tribute to Hollywood icons Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman, will premiere two episodes at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival as part of the Cannes Classics program, the sidebar dedicated to cinema history. Hawke plans to attend Cannes for the screening of episodes three and four of The […]