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‘Hollywood Remixed’: ‘Dear White People’ Star Logan Browning Reflects on College Life

In honor of Dear White People‘s return to Netflix for a fourth and final — and musical! — season, this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed is dedicated to the Black college experience. Logan Browning, who stars as documentary film student and campus radio host Samantha White (the role played by Tessa Thompson in the original […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Jose Antonio Vargas and ‘Blue Bayou’ Director/Star Justin Chon Tell Stories About Undocumented Immigrants

The “Documenting the Undocumented” episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s topical inclusion-themed podcast explores narratives about undocumented immigrants with two special guests. Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas is, for many, the public face and also voice for undocumented immigrants in this country. The former Washington Post reporter learned the truth about his status as […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: ‘Billions’ Star Asia Kate Dillon on How Non-Binary Representation Changes Lives

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, Billions‘ Asia Kate Dillon joins the show to talk about how non-binary representation changes lives – starting with their own. “When I encountered the character breakdown for Taylor, and it did say ‘female non-binary’… something happened where everything […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Simu Liu on Portrayals of Asian Masculinity and Reclaiming the Martial Artist Trope in ‘Shang-Chi’

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu Liu joins to discuss not one but two closely related themes: the martial artist trope, and how that reflects upon portrayals of Asian masculinity in pop culture. “As […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II on Updating ‘Candyman’ Into “Story of How Young Black Men in America Become Unwilling Martyrs”

In this week’s episode of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment, host Rebecca Sun (senior editor of diversity and inclusion) explores the history and tropes pertaining to Black representation in horror. Candyman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II joins the show to discuss how the franchise’s first all-Black creative team updated […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Marlee Matlin on ‘CODA’ and Authentic Deaf Portrayals

Welcome to season two of Hollywood Remixed, The Hollywood Reporter‘s podcast about inclusion and representation in entertainment. Each week, host Rebecca Sun (senior editor of diversity and inclusion) explores a type of identity or story that has traditionally been underrepresented or misrepresented in pop culture, revisiting groundbreaking classics and introducing hidden gems in order to […]

‘Hollywood Remixed’: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Star Stephanie Beatriz on Queer Latina Representation

In the eighth episode of The Hollywood Reporter's podcast, hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun explore the most disproportionately underrepresented onscreen demographic, Latinas, and speak with 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' star Stephanie Beatriz about how she represents both the Latina and queer communities in her work.

‘Hollywood Remixed’: John Boyega on ‘Star Wars’ and Diversity in Sci-Fi

In the seventh episode of The Hollywood Reporter's podcast, hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun explore racial diversity in Hollywood's outer space stories with 'Star Wars' star John Boyega.

‘Hollywood Remixed’: The ‘Born This Way’ Team on Defying Expectations for People With Cognitive Disability

In the sixth episode of 'Hollywood Remixed,' podcast hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun talk to the team behind A&E's 'Born This Way' and explore how Hollywood has portrayed and employed people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

‘Hollywood Remixed’: ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan on the Evolution of Lesbians on TV

In the fifth episode of 'Hollywood Remixed,' The Hollywood Reporter’s new podcast, hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun talk to 'The L Word: Generation Q' showrunner Marja-Lewis Ryan and explore how the depictions of female-female attraction have changed on the small screen.

‘Hollywood Remixed’: Lorene Scafaria on ‘Hustlers’ and Upending Stripper Tropes

In the fourth episode of The Hollywood Reporter's new podcast 'Hollywood Remixed,' hosts Rebecca Ford and Rebecca Sun explore movies about dancers made through the female gaze. In "Exposing Hollywood's Stripper Tropes with the Director of Hustlers," 'Hustlers' director Lorene Scafaria explores the portrayal of female exotic dancers in film.

‘Hollywood Remixed’: William Jackson Harper on Being Black and Nerdy

'The Good Place' star William Jackson Harper joins The Hollywood Reporter's Hollywood Remixed podcast to chat about black nerds.