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Lisa Joy Reflects on Almost Pitching ‘Reminiscence’ Under Male Pseudonym So “People Might Take Me More Seriously”

Lisa Joy is now a renowned sci-fi writer as co-creator of Westworld, but as a woman tackling the white-male-dominated genre, it wasn’t always that way. Joy recently told the U.K.’s The…

How Lisa Joy’s Journey to ‘Reminiscence’ Began at the ‘Memento’ Premiere in 2001

Lisa Joy’s Reminiscence takes viewers on a journey to the future, one where Miami is submerged in water and society has become nocturnal. The Westworld co-creator’s feature film debut follows…

Hugh Jackman in ‘Reminiscence’: Film Review

The star plays a private investigator specializing in the retrieval of lost memories who becomes dangerously obsessed with an elusive client played by Rebecca Ferguson.

‘Reminiscence’ Trailer Sends Hugh Jackman Into a Mysterious Past

For writer-director Lisa Joy, Reminscience draws upon her own family’s past and its future. The film stars Hugh Jackman as Nick Bannister, a private investigator who along with his business…

“If I Wrote a Cop Show”: Issa Rae, Ramy Youssef and More TV Bosses Share How They’d Address the Moment

With calls in and outside of the industry to rethink TV's flattering portrayals of police, several writers share how they'd put a timely spin on these shows.

‘Fallout’ TV Series From ‘Westworld’ Creators in the Works at Amazon

Amazon Studios has licensed the rights to the best-selling video game franchise Fallout, with married writers and showrunners Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan attached to oversee the potential TV series.

‘Westworld’ Renewed for Season 4 at HBO

HBO has renewed the sci-fi drama 'Westworld' from Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan for a fourth season.

Shonda Rhimes, Greg Berlanti, Other Top Showrunners Match Donations for Support Staff Relief Fund

A relief fund created to provide financial assistance to Hollywood support staff that have become suddenly unemployed or had work hours cut has surpassed its goal after receiving significant…

‘Westworld’ Creators’ Futuristic Drama ‘The Peripheral’ Gets Amazon Pickup

Westworld creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan have landed their first series order at Amazon. The duo's take on William Gibson's futuristic novel The Peripheral has been picked up straight…

‘Westworld’ Creators Ink Nine-Figure Overall Deal With Amazon

'Westworld' creators Lisa Joy and Jonah Nolan have inked a rich nine-figure, five-year overall deal with Amazon. Sources estimate the deal is worth upward of $30 million per year.

‘Westworld’ Showrunners Tease Season 3: “It’s a Radical Shift”

'Westworld' showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy open up about the show's surprising second run and tease why the next season will be a fresh start for the HBO drama.

“It Was the Hardest Camp Ever”: TV Directors Reveal Their Biggest Challenges

From a showrunner making her directorial debut (like Lisa Joy on HBO's 'Westworld') to a hired gun stepping in for an episode or two (Oscar nominee Morten Tyldum on Starz's 'Counterpart'), helmers…