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Actors Ben Affleck, Sacha Baron Cohen and Gary Oldman on Working with Demanding Directors: “If They Want to Do 10 Takes or 60, I’m on the Clock”

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Actors Roundtable, Affleck and Oldman recall David Fincher’s perfectionism, while the 'Borat' star says you can’t ask Rudy Giuliani for a second…

Directors Chloé Zhao and George Clooney on “Happy Accidents” That Can Change a Film for the Better

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Directors Roundtable, the 'Nomadland' and 'The Midnight Sky' filmmakers discuss embracing the unexpected during production.

How Glenn Close, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Carey Mulligan, Kate Winslet and Zendaya Navigated the “Big Reboot” of Life in Quarantine

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable, these six performers reflect on the surprising lessons they’ve learned — and all of the obsessive cleaning — during the…

Actor Roundtable: Ben Affleck, Sacha Baron Cohen, Delroy Lindo, Gary Oldman, John David Washington and Steven Yeun on Their Liberating Roles

Six awards contenders reflect on the draws — and drawbacks — of a profession for which they have studied, sacrificed and, in a few cases, even risked their life…

Writer Roundtable: Aaron Sorkin, Emerald Fennell, Kemp Powers, Radha Blank and Sam Levinson on the Journey to Get Their Stories to Screen

Five top screenwriters — behind the films 'The Trial of the Chicago 7,' 'Promising Young Woman,' 'One Night in Miami'/'Soul,' 'The Forty-Year-Old-Version' and 'Malcolm & Marie' — open up about the str…

Actress Roundtable: Zendaya, Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan, Vanessa Kirby, Andra Day and Glenn Close on “Supporting Other Women Without Judgment”

The six actresses also candidly discuss what outsiders get wrong about acting, juggling work and family and how #MeToo has changed the culture for the next generation…

Cinematographer Roundtable: Pros From ‘News of the World,’ ‘One Night in Miami’ and More on What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Their Jobs

The DPs of 'Mulan,' 'Nomadland,' 'Mank' and 'I'm No Longer Here' also share their inspirations and who drives diversity the most on productions. 

Producer Roundtable: Andy Samberg, Dede Gardner, Charles D. King and More on the Streaming Rise Amid COVID and Their Awards Contenders

Ashley Levinson, Marc Platt and Eric Roth also discuss adapting to a year of seismic changes in the film industry: "We started rethinking everything."

Director Roundtable: Regina King, Spike Lee, George Clooney and More Reflect on State of “Cinematic Experience” Amid Pandemic

Seven directors convened — including two who worked with Chadwick Boseman last — and discussed the state of the film world, the joys of perfect casting and the most challenging scenes, with…

Documentary Roundtable: Producers Stacey Abrams, Kerry Washington and More Talk Big Tech’s Hold on Distribution and Fighting the “Fake News” Label

Six of the season's most compelling documentarians — including Kerry Washington, Stacey Abrams, Amy Ziering, Jesse Moss, Jim LeBrecht and Garrett Bradley — discuss Big…

Being Funny Now “Is Kind of Our Duty”: Ricky Gervais, Ramy Youssef, Kenan Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani and Dan Levy in the Comedy Actor Roundtable

Five top actors sound off on seeking laughter, relevance and killer abs: "I really bump up against this idea that comedy can change things."

Watch Hollywood Reporter’s Full Studio Chief Summit With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros.), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for a first-ever…