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Robert Katz, Producer on ‘Selena,’ ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’ and ‘Gettysburg,’ Dies at 79

Robert Katz, a producer who worked on notable fact-based projects including Selena, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge and Gettysburg, has died. He was 79. Katz died Wednesday at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys following a long battle with lung cancer, his family announced. In 1986, Katz launched Esparza/Katz Productions with Moctesuma Esparza, and they produced more […]

Critics Choice Awards Honoree Halle Berry Pledges to “Tell Stories That Don’t Fit Preconceived Notions”

Halle Berry spoke about the importance of storytelling to highlight “individual circumstances” when she accepted the SeeHer Award during the 2022 Critics Choice Awards on Sunday. After thanking the Critics Choice Awards and SeeHer for the honor, Berry shared the story of the first time she read the script for her directorial debut, Bruised. “I […]

Halle Berry in Roland Emmerich’s ‘Moonfall’: Film Review

The Oscar winner stars alongside Patrick Wilson as astronauts desperately attempting to save the world in the genre specialist's latest sci-fi disaster epic.

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Halle Berry (‘Bruised’)

Halle Berry, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of students at Chapman University, is a Hollywood trailblazer — a great actress who was one of the first Black Bond girls, who was the first Black comic book-movie superheroine and who remains to this day […]

Sky Deutschland Secures ‘Moonfall,’ ‘The 355’ in Licensing Deal With Germany’s Leonine

Comcast-owned Sky Deutschland and KKR-controlled German producer/distributor Leonine Studios have signed an exclusive, multi-year licensing deal that gives Sky first pay-TV rights and exclusive SVOD rights for the first 12 months in Germany to Leonine’s upcoming feature slate. Highlights of the deal include the Jessica Chastain/Penelope Cruz action film 355 and Roland Emmerich’s Moonfall, a […]

From ‘Spencer’ Cupcakes to ‘Squid Game’ Pop-Ups: How Studios Have Been Creative With Their FYC Campaigns

This feature is curated and written by Hollywood Reporter editors and presented by Amazon Ads. Every year, Hollywood studios and production companies go all out on their awards campaigns with For Your Consideration swag sent to voters and select members of the press, smart and witty billboards erected throughout the city and talent of their […]

People’s Choice Awards: Dwayne Johnson, ‘Black Widow’ and ‘Shang-Chi’ Among Top Winners

The winners of the 2021 People’s Choice Awards were revealed on Tuesday night, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson earning two awards: Male Movie Star of the Year and Comedy Movie Star of the Year for Disney’s Jungle Cruise. Marvel’s Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Loki all earned multiple awards. […]

Halle Berry, Barry Jenkins Feted at Fourth Annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television

On Monday, the Critics Choice Association hosted its fourth annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television, an evening honoring Black images on screen and the diverse community of talent that brings them to life. The Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel was abuzz with culturally specific stories and references; the evening’s host, Niecy Nash, welcomed the audience […]

Halle Berry Talks Biggest Challenge in Directing ‘Bruised’ and the Appeal of the Sports Drama

At its fourth annual Celebration of Black Cinema and Television on Dec. 6, the Critics Choice Association will present its Career Achievement Award to Halle Berry, 55, who, 20 years after becoming the first (and still only) Black woman to earn the best actress Oscar for her performance in Monster’s Ball, has just embarked on […]

Halle Berry on Why She Accepted Her ‘Catwoman’ Razzie in Person, Then “Set That Thing on Fire”

Halle Berry says she set her Razzie for Catwoman on fire but attended the 2011 ceremony to accept it because of how Hollywood views awards. In an interview for Vanity Fair’s career timeline video series, the Bruised director and star breaks down the highs and lows of her career, from Monster’s Ball to Bond. That […]

Halle Berry, H.E.R. Discuss the Power and Perseverance of “Automatic Woman” From Netflix’s ‘Bruised’

Long before Halle Berry approached H.E.R. about writing “Automatic Woman” for Berry’s directorial debut, Bruised, the actress was drawing deep inspiration from the singer-songwriter’s music. Berry felt so passionate about H.E.R.’s 2016 song “Focus” that she posted the entire song — in three parts — on her Instagram account, she says in an exclusive discussion […]

Halle Berry Inks Multi-Film Partnership With Netflix

Having just premiered her directorial debut, Bruised, on the service, Halle Berry is putting down roots at Netflix. The multihyphenate has entered into a multi-picture partnership with the streaming service that will see her star in and produce Netflix feature films. The news comes just a week after Berry’s Bruised dropped on the service, where, […]