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Viggo Mortensen and Colin Farrell Play Divers in Thai Cave Rescue in ‘Thirteen Lives’ Trailer

The first trailer for Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives, about the rescue mission to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooding Thai cave, has been released. Colin Farrell and Mortensen play divers John Volanthen and Richard Stanton, respectively. The two men were part of the 2018 rescue mission that found all 13 […]

“I Know Somebody Will Come Help Us”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Jose Andres and Ron Howard

Ron Howard and José Andrés met at a conference — they were both featured speakers — several years ago, but their mutual admiration goes back much further. The director-producer knew Andrés through his many successful restaurants and charitable work at World Central Kitchen, and according to the chef, he’s known Howard since his 1984 film Splash. […]

Imagine Entertainment, Washington Post Sign First-Look Film, TV Deal

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment has signed a first-look deal with The Washington Post to create scripted and unscripted film and TV content drawn from the legendary newspaper’s vast archives. The deal, brokered by CAA, which represents both Imagine and the Post, will develop and produce projects inspired by current reporting and ongoing […]

May Routh, Costume Designer on ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ and ‘Being There,’ Dies at 87

May Routh, the fashion illustrator turned renowned costume designer who brought iconic looks to such films as The Man Who Fell to Earth, My Favorite Year and Being There, has died. She was 87. Routh died peacefully June 1 at her home in Los Angeles, set decorator and family spokesperson Bryony Foster told The Hollywood […]

Boy Scouts Doc Trailer ‘Leave No Trace’ Explores Alleged Century-Long Sexual Abuse Cover-Up (Exclusive)

The first trailer for Leave No Trace offers a revealing look inside the alleged century-long cover-up by the Boy Scouts of America that resulted in over 82,000 men coming forward with allegations of sexual abuse. Directed by Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Irene Taylor and presented by ABC News Studios, the Imagine Documentaries and Vermilion […]

Bo Hopkins, ‘Wild Bunch’ and ‘American Graffiti’ Actor, Dies at 84

Bo Hopkins, the wily actor with the wild-eyed gaze who came to fame portraying thieves and scoundrels in such films as 'The Wild Bunch,' 'American Graffiti,' 'Midnight Express' and 'White Lightning,' has died. He was xx.

Herc Entertainment, Cinelease Board Toronto Film Studio Relaunch (Exclusive)

U.S. equipment rental giant Herc Entertainment Services and Cinelease have struck a strategic partnership with a rebranded Studio Toronto to offer lighting and equipment rentals and related services to the renovated 300,000 square foot film studio and its 10 soundstages. The former Downsview Park Studios facility in north Toronto hosted TV shoots for the USA […]

Ron Howard’s ‘Thirteen Lives’ Skipping Major Theatrical Release in Favor of Amazon Push

Ron Howard’s upcoming film Thirteen Lives is switching course as Amazon takes over ownership of MGM. The film — based on the harrowing, real-life tale of 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a flooding cave system in Thailand for 18 days in 2018 — was intended to open nationwide in theaters […]

Ron Howard Says Colin Farrell, Viggo Mortensen Trained With Real Divers From Thai Cave Rescue for ‘Thirteen Lives’

Colin Farrell and Viggo Mortensen trained with the divers from the real rescue mission for Ron Howard’s upcoming film Thirteen Lives, about the incident in which 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped inside a flooding cave system in Thailand for 18 days in 2018. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Howard says, “The same […]

Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Isla Fisher to Be Honored at Joint G’Day USA and AAA Gala

Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Isla Fisher have a date June 11 with G’Day USA and the American Australian Association. They will be feted in Los Angeles during a joint event for G’Day USA, Australia’s public, economic and cultural diplomacy program in the United States, and the American Australian Association, a privately-funded nonprofit dedicated to […]

Ron Howard on Career Highs, Self-Doubts and ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Author J.D. Vance: “I Was Surprised by Some of the Positions He’s Taken”

In April, one of America’s most famous directors, Ron Howard, called The Hollywood Reporter to follow up. He said he wanted to provide additional color to an answer that he gave about his recent film, Hillbilly Elegy, during an hourlong interview the day before. “You were asking a couple of questions about J.D. Vance and […]

Hollywood Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.