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Searchlight Teams With Amy Adams, Annapurna for Neo-Horror ‘Nightbitch’

After two years of development, Nightbitch with Amy Adams is ready to howl. Searchlight has picked up the worldwide rights on the feature project, teaming up with Annapurna on the adaptation of the Rachel Yoder novel, the studio arm announced Thursday. Adams is starring in the project, which is being written by, and will be […]

‘Queen’s Gambit’ Star Marielle Heller on Her Surprising Return to Her Acting Roots

'The Queen’s Gambit' features a breakout performance from Marielle Heller — a career pivot for the director, who already has three critically acclaimed films under her belt.

Oscars: 10 Things the TV Cameras Missed 

Only a fraction of the action at the Oscars happens on stage. The Hollywood Reporter looks at 10 candid moments that took place in the seats, bars, lobbies and restrooms of the Dolby Theater, where Spike Lee looked for Bong Joon Ho, Greta Gerwig got a pep talk and Billy Porter kicked off his heels.

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.

Holiday Gift Guide: 28 Presents Inspired by High-Profile Movies of 2019

Pamper clients and loved ones with The Hollywood Reporter's film gift guide — an ode to eight of the season's hit films.

Making of ‘Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’: Tom Hanks, Marielle Heller Bring a “Weirder” Fred Rogers Story to the Big Screen

It took a decade and a multitude of puzzle pieces to fall into place for Marielle Heller and Tom Hanks to bring a ‘weirder’ Fred Rogers story to the big screen

Marielle Heller on ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Being a Non-Biopic: “Mr. Rogers Can’t Be the Lead”

It'd be easy to assume that a film titled 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' would center on the late Fred Rogers, who sang those very words over and over again on his PBS show, 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.' However, that's not exactly the case, according to director Marielle Heller.

How ‘Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Re-created Mister Rogers’ Whimsical World

Production designer Jade Healy brought Fred Rogers' children's TV show to back life for the Tom Hanks film 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood': "We wanted the childlike wonder [but] bigger and exaggerated."

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’: Film Review | TIFF 2019

THR review: Tom Hanks plays Fred Rogers and Matthew Rhys portrays the journalist assigned to profile him in Marielle Heller's biographical film 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.'

Marielle Heller on Landing Tom Hanks for ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

Director Marielle Heller discusses landing Tom Hanks for the lead role in 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' and why she had to turn the beloved kids TV host Fred Rogers into the film's antagonist.

Tom Hanks Becomes Mister Rogers in First Trailer for ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

Tom Hanks would like to be your neighbor. On Monday, the first trailer for Sony's 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' was released.

Athena Film Festival Honors ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Director Marielle Heller, Time’s Up Organization

For nine years, the Athena Film Festival — co-founded by the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard College and Women and Hollywood — has worked to spotlight women leaders across different industries. This year's slate of fest award winners included 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' director Marielle Heller and Time's Up founding member and lawyer Nina Shaw, while multihyphenate Desiree Akhavan took home the breakthrough prize.