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‘Farewell’ Director Lulu Wang Plays Bartender to Celebrate 37th Birthday

'Farewell' director Lulu Wang celebrated her 37th birthday with Barry Jenkins, Franklin Leonard and more. Each patron who bought a drink also got the opportunity to ask a question of the filmmaker.

Spirit Awards: Zhao Shuzhen Wins Best Supporting Actress, Skips Show Due to Coronavirus Travel Ban

'The Farewell's' Zhao Shuzhen was named best supporting actress at Saturday's Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Lulu Wang Reveals Bong Joon Ho’s Influence at Final Draft Awards

At the 15th annual Final Draft Awards on Tuesday, Lulu Wang was presented with the New Voice Award for Film by 'Parasite' director Bong Joon Ho, where she flipped the script and revealed how much his…

Oscar Nominations Snubs: Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, ‘Frozen 2’ Not Up for Best Animated Feature

Notable Oscars 2020 nominations snubs include Jennifer Lopez; Beyonce; female directors; Frozen 2 not being nominated for best animated feature; Awkwafina, with 'The Farewell' shut out; Christian…

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Actress Roundtable With Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Renée Zellweger

Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o, Awkwafina Laura Dern and Renée Zellweger joined for the annual Hollywood Reporter Actress Roundtable.

China Box Office: ‘The Farewell,’ ‘Richard Jewell’ Both Flop as Local Holdovers Win Slow Weekend

The second weekend of 2020 made for a downbeat period of moviegoing at multiplexes throughout China, with local holdover releases taking the top three spots at the box office.

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Director Roundtable With Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig and More

Filmmakers Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach, Todd Phillips, Fernando Meirelles and Lulu Wang joined for the Hollywood Reporter Director Roundtable.

Making of ‘The Farewell’: How Lulu Wang Captured Grief and Love With a Family Lie

A five-week-long shoot in Changchun, China— complete with hoverboards, a banquet's worth of crab and a surprise visit from 300 dancing kindergarteners— resulted in a headline-grabbing Sundance…

‘Joy Luck Club’ Producer: Representation Has Improved But “Let’s Not Wait Another 25 Years” (Guest Column)

As 'The ?Farewell' racks up awards buzz, Janet Yang reflects on how far Hollywood has come in telling Asian ?American stories.

Final Draft Awards to Honor Quentin Tarantino, Lulu Wang and Steven Canals

Quentin Tarantino, the writer (and director) of 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,' will be honored on Jan. 21 at the 15th annual Final Draft Awards with the Hall of Fame Award. Additionally, 'The…

Female Directors of Top-Grossing Films Reached 13-Year High in 2019: Annenberg Study

In a study released on Thursday, USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found that female filmmakers made up 10.6 percent of the directors of 2019's top grossing movies.

Obama Names ‘American Factory,’ ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Parasite’ Among Favorite Films of 2019

Barack Obama's Netflix documentary 'American Factory' is among his favorite films of 2019, the former president announced Sunday, joining critically acclaimed Oscar frontrunners like 'The Irishman,'…