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‘Loot’ Renewed for Second Season at Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is out to collect some more Loot. The tech giant’s streaming service has renewed Loot, starring and executive produced by Maya Rudolph, for a second season. The pickup comes at the midpoint of the comedy’s 10-episode first season, and two weeks after Apple signed a first-look deal with Animal Pictures, the production company […]

Mega-Mansions, MacKenzie Scott and ‘Hot Ones’: Inside Maya Rudolph’s Billionaire Spoof ‘Loot’

Maya Rudolph wasn’t exactly seeking out her next television series. Then Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard, with whom she’d made her last show, the afterlife dramedy Forever, reached out with an idea. They’d been watching Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ longtime marriage to MacKenzie Scott implode when it came to them: What if they centered a […]

Apple TV+’s ‘Loot’: TV Review

'Forever' creators Matt Hubbard and Alan Yang reunite with star Maya Rudolph for a comedy about a billionaire divorcee who turns her attentions from living well to doing good.

Events of the Week: ‘Loot,’ Tribeca Festival Highlights and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Loot, Spiderhead and The Princess, and highlights from the Tribeca Festival and Disney’s FYC Fest. The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project benefit  Charlize Theron hosted the second annual summer block party to benefit The Charlize Theron […]

‘Loot’ Creators on Celebrating Maya Rudolph (and Not the Wealthy)

Welcome to the 174th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, […]

Maya Rudolph, ‘Loot’ Team on Building a Strong Cast: “Everyone in the Show Could Be the Lead of Their Own Show”

Money can’t buy happiness — but stacks of cash with Maya Rudolph’s face printed on them can get you pretty close. Happiness was certainly in the air on Wednesday evening at the West Hollywood premiere for Apple TV+’s upcoming comedy Loot, especially for star and executive producer Rudolph. “It was a joy,” Rudolph told The […]

Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne’s Production Company Has “Interests Outside of Female-Forward Comedy”

Maya Rudolph likes to say she established Animal Pictures, her production company with Natasha Lyonne, because it was a way to both be creative without having to “sit through hair and makeup” and spend more time with her longtime friend. She and Lyonne, along with Animal president Danielle Renfrew Behrens, a creative exec and a […]

Maya Rudolph Is Hiding in Plain Sight

There aren’t too many things that terrify Maya Rudolph. The list is basically black widow spiders, stand-up comedy and walking into a roomful of people she doesn’t already know and having to introduce herself. The first on that list could actually kill her, and the latter two require her to be herself, which is “just […]

Maya Rudolph Is a Divorced Billionaire Finding Herself (and Saving the World) in Apple’s ‘Loot’ Trailer

Maya Rudolph is rich, divorced and saving the world in the first trailer for her Apple TV+ series, Loot. The workplace comedy, from Emmy Award-winning creators Alan Yang (Little America, Master of None) and Matt Hubbard, also stars Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Ron Funches, Nat Faxon and Joel Kim Booster. When the series begins, billionaire Molly […]