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James Andrew Miller on the Big Revelations in HBO Book ‘Tinderbox’

The behind-the-scenes story of HBO’s nearly 50-year history is chronicled in investigative reporter James Andrew Miller’s latest book, Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers. Miller — the former Washington Post reporter who has written acclaimed oral histories on Saturday Night Live, CAA and ESPN — spoke to 600 past and present HBO executives, creatives […]

Chanel and Tribeca Partner for 2021 Edition of Female Filmmaker-Focused Through Her Lens

Tribeca and Chanel are shining a spotlight on female creatives once again with another iteration of the collaboration Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. Set for Oct. 12-14, the program will be a hybrid offering amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with both in-person and virtual events. The 7th annual installment features many […]

‘Birds of Prey’ Spinoff In the Works With Misha Green, Jurnee Smollett

Misha Green is reuniting with her Lovecraft Country collaborator Jurnee Smollett for a DC movie project featuring heroine Black Canary, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project, which is in early development at HBO Max, is a spinoff from Warner Bros.’s 2020 DC movie Birds of Prey which featured characters Harley Quinn, the Huntress, and […]

Michaela Coel to Bo Burnham: 6 Auteurs Taking Peak TV by Storm

At the beginning of Peak TV, the industry’s visionaries were pushing the envelopes, challenging their audiences to follow along with complex characters and antiheroes whose choices were shocking and maddening — and made for great TV. If one thinks of an auteur as someone who writes, creates and sometimes directs a vision so compelling as […]

‘Lovecraft Country’ Creator Misha Green Inks Apple Overall Deal

Misha Green is getting back in business with the executive team behind her former WGN America critical darling Underground. The Lovecraft Country creator and showrunner has inked a multiple-year overall deal with Apple, following what sources say was a competitive bidding process for the writer/exec producer. The deal reunites Green with former Sony TV presidents-turned-Apple […]

“You Have to Feel Sick in Order to Feel Good”: Barry Jenkins, Ethan Hawke and the THR Drama Showrunner Roundtable

In the past, a question posed to a table of creatives about the projects that each would love to tackle if only Hollywood were ready for them would be met with a laundry list of wistful responses. But Barry Jenkins, the showrunner and director behind Amazon’s celebrated Underground Railroad adaptation, took one look around The […]

‘Tomb Raider’ Sequel Sets Misha Green to Write, Direct

The 'Lovecraft Country' creator will oversee Alicia Vikander's next outing as Lara Croft for MGM.

‘Lovecraft Country’ Creator Misha Green Wants to Reclaim Genre for People of Color

One of Hollywood's freshest voices has bigger plans than just another season of the HBO hit.

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunners of 2020

From the dreaded "Zoom room" to hermetically sealed sets, the influential creators on The Hollywood Reporter's annual rundown — including Michaela Coel, Daniel Levy, Ramy Youssef and more — reveal how they've overcome an unprecedented year with panache and prestige.