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Jennifer Lawrence Clarifies Cannes Flip-Flop Ensemble: “I Was Not Making a Political Statement”

Jennifer Lawrence broke the Internet during Cannes when she was photographed walking down the steps outside the Palais des Festival in black flip-flops and a red Christian Dior gown. In a recent conversation with Entertainment Tonight, the No Hard Feelings star said she wanted to explain what happened. “I was not making a political statement, […]

‘Bread and Roses’ Review: A Harrowing Look Inside the Fatal Fight for Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

The Jennifer Lawrence-produced documentary, which premiered at Cannes, offers unusually up-close access to life for Afghan women in Taliban-controlled Kabul.

Cannes: Behind the Jennifer Lawrence-Produced Doc ‘Bread and Roses’ About Women in Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan

In August 2021, the fall of Kabul was seen in news coverage taking place in real time, as the Taliban took hold of Afghanistan’s capital only a few days after the American armed forces pulled out of the country following a two-decade-long presence. After 20 years of hard-won gains, under Taliban rule, women in the […]

Elizabeth Holmes Claims Amanda Seyfried Was “Playing a Character I Created” in ‘The Dropout’

Elizabeth Holmes said Amanda Seyfried isn’t really playing her in The Dropout, but rather a “character” she created. The disgraced Theranos CEO, who was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison, became known for her look and voice, which consisted of red lipstick, a black turtleneck and a distinctive way of speaking — deep […]

Jennifer Lawrence’s Personal Assistant Branches Out to Build Staffing Agency

Meghan Grimm might be Hollywood’s best matchmaker. In addition to being Jennifer Lawrence’s executive personal assistant, Grimm is the founder and CEO of Clyde Staffing, a first-of-its-kind staffing agency led by a seasoned personal assistant that is dedicated to vetting and matching prospective assistants with top talent. But unlike other agencies, where the extent of […]

The Hollywood Reporter Editors’ Picks of 2022

It was an epic year in Hollywood. That’s true in terms of the actual business of entertainment, from the recalibration of streaming wars to the return of some legitimate big-screen hits (not to mention the return of Bob Iger). Just as bold was the drama and scandal surrounding the business, from the worldwide shock of […]

‘Causeway’ Stars Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry on Their “Amazing Co-dependency Onscreen”

In Lila Neugebauer’s feature film debut Causeway, Jennifer Lawrence plays Lynsey, a veteran returning to her hometown from time served in Afghanistan after suffering a traumatic brain injury. While home, she meets James (Brian Tyree Henry), an amputee car mechanic facing his own journey through grief, and the two strike up a friendship. Shooting commenced […]

“We’re a Little Scary and Powerful”: THR’s Actress Roundtable With Michelle Williams, Jennifer Lawrence, Michelle Yeoh and More

From how they’ve dealt with hearing no to how they’ve learned to say it themselves, the actresses who delivered some of this year’s most memorable performances are sharing their strategies for navigating a changing Hollywood — and a changing world. In November, Emma Corrin (Lady Chatterley’s Lover), Danielle Deadwyler (Till), Claire Foy (Women Talking), Jennifer […]

‘Causeway’ Writers, Director on Military Research, Why Brian Tyree Henry Was the “Only Person” for His Role

[This story contains spoilers from the Apple and A24’s film Causeway.] The A24 and Apple drama Causeway largely revolves around the relationship between Jennifer Lawrence’s returning soldier Lynsey and Brian Tyree Henry’s mechanic James, so it was key that the two actors at the center of the film had strong chemistry with each other. Luckily […]

Director Lila Neugebauer on the Road to ‘Causeway’: Jennifer Lawrence, Flash Floods and No More Scott Rudin

“Permanence was a new reckoning,” says Lila Neugebauer of directing Apple’s soulful film Causeway. The 37-year-old director had made a name for herself in New York in the past decade for helming acclaimed off-Broadway plays like Annie Baker’s The Antipodes, Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves and Tracy Letts’ Mary Page Marlowe before making her Broadway debut […]

Brian Tyree Henry on ‘Causeway’: “I Wanted to Explore What Grief Was”

“What drew me to the script was the simplicity of it, the stillness of it. There weren’t scenes like, ‘Here’s the conflict, here’s the climax.’ It was actually just about being human and existing,” Brian Tyree Henry says of his new film Causeway, for which he’s already been nominated for outstanding supporting performance by the […]

Jennifer Lawrence Says She Has Departed Adam McKay’s ‘Bad Blood’

Jennifer Lawrence says she has departed Adam McKay’s Bad Blood, the writer-director’s take on Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’ fraud controversy. The New York Times‘ Kyle Buchanan was first to report the departure, tweeting what Lawrence had told him about the decision following the publication of his profile on the Causeway star. The Times awards season […]