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‘Succession’ Directors Cathy Yan and Lorene Scafaria Say the Show “Is All About Trust”

Both Cathy Yan and Lorene Scafaria have had robust careers directing features, so getting the opportunity to helm an episode of Succession presented a new opportunity for each. Scafaria, known best for her 2019 crime drama Hustlers, had already worked in television, having directed three episodes of the Fox comedy New Girl, but she saw […]

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Writer Roundtable With Oscar Nominees Taika Waititi, Anthony McCarten

Taika Waititi, Lorene Scafaria, Kasi Lemmons, Anthony McCarten, Destin Daniel Cretton and Charles Randolph share tactics to tackle real life as well as subjects to avoid entirely, all while exploring humanity "in the service of the truth."

Kenyan Director Wanuri Kahiu Tells Davos, “Buy Tickets” to Back Women Filmmakers

After Oscars' snub of female filmmakers for best director, Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu urged Davos delegates to buy cinema tickets to support women directing movies in Hollywood and worldwide.

Female Directors of Top-Grossing Films Reached 13-Year High in 2019: Annenberg Study

In a study released on Thursday, USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found that female filmmakers made up 10.6 percent of the directors of 2019's top grossing movies.

Golden Globes Snubs: Robert De Niro, Shia LaBeouf, ‘When They See Us’

Robert De Niro, Shia La Beouf, Adam Sandler, female directors, When They See Us, Veep, Euphoria and more 2020 Golden Globe nominations snubs.

Indie Filmmakers Hope People Won’t Forget a “Really Good Movie” in Crowded Awards Season

Willem Dafoe, Elisabeth Moss and 'Hustlers,' 'The Farewell' and 'American Factory' directors on worries earlier 2019 movies will be forgotten by awards voters amid crowded season.

‘Hustlers’ Writer-Director Lorene Scafaria on What Surprised Her About the World of Stripping

'Hustlers' writer-director Lorene Scafaria joined The Hollywood Reporter's Writer Roundtable to discuss what she learned while researching the world of stripping, and why she felt a "kinship" with the women.

“Fiction Means Freedom”: Taika Waititi, Lorene Scafaria and the Writer Roundtable

Kasi Lemmons, Anthony McCarten, Destin Daniel Cretton, and Charles Randolph also share tactics to tackle real life with varying degrees of fiction as well as subjects to avoid entirely, all while exploring humanity while "in the service of the truth."

Hustling for ‘Hustlers’: Lorene Scafaria on Her Long Struggle to Make a Female Crime Drama

Director Lorene Scafaria scrambled to find a new backer for 'Hustlers,' her female-led crime drama starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez, but the real struggle was in preserving her vision.

Focus Features Nabs Lorene Scafaria’s ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ (Cannes)

The studio has picked up U.S. rights to the Keira Knightley-Steve Carell romantic comedy, which begins production this month.