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Jennifer Beals, Ilene Chaiken Adapting ‘Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’ for Freeform

'The L Word' duo Ilene Chaiken and Jennifer Beals are attached to executive produce an adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid's critically acclaimed novel 'The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo' for Disney's younger-skewing cable network Freeform.

‘Queering the Script’: Film Review | Outfest 2019

In 'Queering the Script,' writer-director Gabrielle Zilkha documents the history of queer women on television and the influence of their fans.

Ilene Chaiken Developing Medical and FBI Dramas at Fox

The 'Empire' showrunner is writing both projects as part of her overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.

‘Empire’ Boss on Shocking Explosion Aftermath and “Dire Consequences” Ahead

"We wanted to give Lucious something to live with for the rest of his life, or to live without," showrunner Ilene Chaiken tells THR about his physical injury.

Why Showtime Is Rebooting ‘The L Word’

Series creator Ilene Chaiken as well as Showtime CEO David Nevins and programming president Gary Levine talk with THR about the potential revival.

‘The L Word’ Sequel in the Works at Showtime

Series creator Ilene Chaiken will exec produce alongside original stars Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, who will connect with a new ensemble.

‘Empire’ Showrunner Ilene Chaiken Renews Overall Deal With Fox

Under the new multiyear pact, she will also develop new projects for 20th Century Fox Television.

‘Empire’ Boss Breaks Down Finale Shocker and Season 4’s “New Direction”

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken also opens up to THR about Demi Moore's "integral" role going into the fourth season.

‘Empire’ Boss Discusses Gruesome Death, Finale “Reset” and Timeslot Move

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken also discusses the possibility of another death in the final episode. "Life is fleeting in 'Empire' land," she says.

‘Empire’ Boss Talks Lucious’ Many Battles, “Breathtaking” Finale and Spinoff

Showrunner Ilene Chaiken talks to THR about Andre's dangerous endgame and Rumer Willis' "tormented" character.

‘Empire’: A Guide to the Fox Drama’s New Characters

Eva Longoria and Demi Moore are just a few of the names entering the Lyons' den in season three.

‘Empire’ Boss Discusses Major Death and What’s Next: “She’s Not Out of the Show”

'Empire' showrunner Ilene Chaiken breaks down the many big moments from the hip-hop drama's season 3 premiere including a major character death.