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James Franco Working on Superhero Project

The actor-director talks about that and meeting 'The Room's' Tommy Wiseau.

Helen Mirren Would Love to Play Donald Trump

He's "a Shakespearean character," she says, "who might have a Shakespearean fall."

Sherry Lansing: Why I Left the Movie Business

The iconic executive discusses 'Titanic,' 'Fatal Attraction,' and the reasons she stepped away from film to create a whole new career in the nonprofit world.

George Miller on ‘Mad Max’ Sequels, His Secret Talks With Stanley Kubrick

The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' director also revealed the advice he received from Jack Nicholson ("Make them think you're crazy") during THR's interview series 'The Hollywood Masters.'

Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is “A Bit of a Curse”

As part of THR's Hollywood Masters interview series, the executive producer of 'The Leftovers' explains how success triggered his depression and why he doesn't ask his friend J.J. Abrams anything…

NBCUniversal’s Ron Meyer Defends Brian Williams: “Good Man” Who “Did a Not-Good Thing”

The vice chairman discussed 'Furious 7' and the hardest part of his job for The Hollywood Reporter and Loyola Marymount University's 'The Hollywood Masters' interview series.

Charles Roven: Ben Affleck “Was the First Guy We Went to” for Batman Role

The 'Batman v. Superman' producer reveals more details about the upcoming superhero movie

THR’s Stephen Galloway to Moderate New Season of LMU Filmmaker Interview Series

'The Hollywood Masters' is back with Hilary Swank, Billy Bob Thornton and more

Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘East of Eden’ May Be Two Movies, Says Director (Exclusive Video)

Writer-director Gary Ross says the John Steinbeck adaptation could be his first project following "The Hunger Games" and explains why he didn't return for "Catching Fire."

Disney Chief Reveals ‘Star Wars: VII’ Casting Almost Complete, Says Film Is Already Shooting (Video)

Chairman Alan Horn acknowledged problems getting the script right for the anticipated sequel. Asked by THR if the screenplay was where it needed to be, he added: "It actually is now."

‘Exorcist’ Director: It Worked Because ‘I Made That Film as a Believer’ (Video)

William Friedkin reveals the film's star was an atheist, discusses how his belief in God helped make the movie a hit, and says he risked lives shooting "The French Connection" chase scene.

John Singleton Says Studios ‘Ain’t Letting Black People Tell Stories,’ Unveils Tupac Biopic Plans (Video)

As part of "The Hollywood Masters" interview series, the director criticizes "so-called liberals" in the studios and adds: "You've got a lot of black executives at the studio who are afraid to give…