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Guns and (Shea) Butter: An Oral History of ‘Predator’

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the action-horror classic's release, THR spoke to key players who persevered through oppressive heat, bugs, a "red rubber chicken" and the diva-esque behavior of a future star (no, not that one) to launch a franchise.

How John Davis’ ‘Blacklist’ Gave NBC a Boost

The show has averaged a weekly audience of 12 million, prompting the prolific producer to imagine a 'Blacklist' spinoff as his next series.

‘Joy’ Producer John Davis Reveals Tales From a 30-Year Career

THR's producer of the year, who is also behind NBC's 'The Blacklist,' spills on George Lucas' advice on Hollywood "bullshit," saying no to Arnold Schwarzenegger and the secret to producing 100 films.

The Next ‘Gone Girl’? Meet the 6 NYC Book Scouts Most Likely to Find It

Studios and producers desperate for the big literary adaptation lean on this small group of tastemakers.

‘Blacklist’ Producer on Making NBC’s Highest-Testing Show in a Decade and Why He Shifted Away From Film (Q&A)

John Davis talks to THR about television's "steep" learning curve, why Fox didn't buy ESPN and why the "Man From U.N.C.L.E." movie is finally on track: "We had every major star, George Clooney and Channing Tatum, but it was going to get made on its own schedule."

Kevin McCollum, John Davis and Tom McGrath Pact With Fox on Theatrical Joint Venture

The new partnership aims to develop stage projects from the 20th Century Fox film library.

Fox Developing Female-Fronted Found Footage Movie (Exclusive)

John Davis is producing the film, written by Lindsay Devlin and to be helmed by directing duo Radio Silence.