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Camila Cabello and Billy Porter in Amazon’s ‘Cinderella’: Film Review

In this take on the classic fairy tale, the princess doesn’t need a man.

‘Cinderella’ Director on Film’s “Girlboss” Label: “It’s More Than That”

Since the trailer and subsequent clips have dropped from Kay Cannon’s modern reimagining of Cinderella, showing Camila Cabello dreaming of a fashion career rather than a wedding, social media has been quick to dub the film as a “girlboss” take. And Cannon, who in 2017 created a Netflix series coincidently called Girlboss, understands that interpretation […]

Camila Cabello’s Chasing Dresses and Dreams in the Trailer for Amazon’s ‘Cinderella’

Cinderella’s chasing her dreams — her business dreams, that is — in the trailer for Amazon’s Camila Cabello-led spin on the famous fairytale. Pitch Perfect director Kay Cannon helms this modern reimagining of an orphaned, down-and-out girl who finds her power and her prince charming with a little help from a fairy godmother. In addition […]

Kay Cannon to Direct Comedy Improv Biopic ‘Del & Charna’

'Blockers' filmmaker and 'Pitch Perfect' writer Kay Cannon is set to direct the upcoming biopic 'Del & Charna' for Red Crown Productions.

‘Blockers’ Director Kay Cannon to Helm “‘Goonies’ for Adults” Comedy at Lionsgate

Kay Cannon, who directed Blockers and wrote the Pitch Perfect movies, has come aboard to direct the comedy 79ers, Lionsgate announced Thursday. Point Grey, the production banner run by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and Will Ferrell’s Gary Sanchez Productions have teamed up to produce the feature project, which centers on a group of estranged […]

‘Blockers’ Director Kay Cannon Inks First-Look Deal With Sony TV (Exclusive)

'Pitch Perfect' writer Kay Cannon and Laverne McKinnon have inked a first-look TV deal with Sony.

‘Blockers’ Director: I Was Neighbors and Friends With Eliot Spitzer’s Escort

Kay Cannon tells THR about unknowingly sharing clothes and her oven with the notorious Ashley Dupree, her onetime New York City neighbor.

How ‘Blockers’ Became a Feminist Trojan Horse

Director Kay Cannon offers a spoiler-filled explanation of the thinking behind the film's most empowering moments and how a script originally called 'Cherries' became her directorial debut.

Kay Cannon on How Teen Sex Comedy ‘Blockers’ Flips the Script on Gender Roles

The 'Pitch Perfect' scribe takes the helm on the R-rated film, which premieres Saturday at SXSW: "That these three young women had agency over their sexuality and were making this decision, I was excited to be a part of that."

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Trailer Reunites Barden Bellas for “Farewell Tour”

The third and final film in the musical franchise is set for release on Dec. 22.

‘Girlboss’ Creator Kay Cannon: Why Creating a Likeable Character Wasn’t Important

The first-time showrunner (whose credits also include 'Pitch Perfect') talks with THR about why she refused to make the Netflix comedy more for men.

Charlize Theron Explains Why Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’ Embraces Sophia Amoruso’s Successes and Failures

"I love the idea that we should encourage girls to not feel, at 19, that they're too young to chase their dreams," said Theron, an exec producer of the series, at the show's L.A. premiere Monday.