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Rashida Jones Joins Kate McKinnon in Andrew Stanton Sci-Fi Drama ‘In the Blink of An Eye’ (Exclusive)

Rashida Jones has joined Kate McKinnon to star in In the Blink of An Eye, a sci-fi drama that Andrew Stanton is directing for Searchlight Pictures. Stanton is known for his animated classics WALL-E and Finding Nemo but is going live-action with a story that seeks to explore no less than the entire history of the […]

Natasha Lyonne Is a “Human Lie Detector” in Trailer for Rian Johnson Detective Series ‘Poker Face’

Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie Cale knows when people are lying, senses there has been a murder and is determined to find out what happened in Poker Face. Peacock’s 10-part mystery series from Rian Johnson has dropped its full trailer, providing a 2 minute-plus look at the highly anticipated project from the Knives Out director and Russian […]

Hollywood Reporter TV Critics Pick the Best Episodes of 2022

Daniel Fienberg and Angie Han break down their favorite episodes of the year, including installments from 'The White Lotus,' 'The Bear,' 'The Crown,' 'A League of Their Own' and more.

Andrew Stanton to Direct Epic Sci-Fi Drama ‘In the Blink of an Eye’ for Searchlight (Exclusive)

Andrew Stanton is returning to the world of live-action moviemaking. The Oscar-winning filmmaker, known for helming Pixar classics WALL-E and Finding Nemo, is set to direct In the Blink of Eye, a sci-fi drama for Searchlight Pictures. Jared Ian Goldman, who counts indie Ingrid Goes West and heady TV series Russian Doll among his credits, […]

Hollywood Flashback: Natasha Lyonne Made Her TV Debut on ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’

For a Saturday morning children’s show, the number of rising stars who passed through Pee-wee’s Playhouse is a marvel ­— and indicative of just how developed an eye Paul Reubens had for spotting emerging talent. There was Laurence Fishburne as Cowboy Curtis; Phil Hartman as Captain Carl; S. Epatha Merkerson as Reba the Mail Lady; […]

Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne’s Production Company Has “Interests Outside of Female-Forward Comedy”

Maya Rudolph likes to say she established Animal Pictures, her production company with Natasha Lyonne, because it was a way to both be creative without having to “sit through hair and makeup” and spend more time with her longtime friend. She and Lyonne, along with Animal president Danielle Renfrew Behrens, a creative exec and a […]

‘Pam & Tommy,’ ‘Only Murders in the Building’ and ‘Russian Doll’ Editors Explain How They Cut Together Their Most Challenging Scenes

Tatiana Riegel’s long collaboration with director Craig Gillespie includes I, Tonya — the dark comedy about the Tonya Harding 1990s figure skating scandal for which the editor earned an Oscar nomination — and their latest, Pam & Tommy, for which she again had to walk a fine line between humor and seriousness. “For Craig to […]

“This Is Why Women Are So Dope”: Robin Thede, Natasha Lyonne and THR’s Comedy Showrunner Roundtable

It was not by design that every participant on The Hollywood Reporter‘s Comedy Showrunner Emmy Roundtable was a woman. But, about one hour into an 80-minute Zoom over Memorial Day weekend, gender prompted a shared gripe: Female TV writers — even those as prolific as I Love That for You‘s Jessi Klein, Russian Doll‘s Natasha […]

‘Atlanta,’ ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ and ‘Russian Doll’ EPs on the Benefits of a Pandemic-Forced Hiatus

Absent from last year’s Emmy slate were some shows that had captured the attention of the Television Academy, many of which were forced into a hiatus because of COVID-19. AMC’s Better Call Saul, nominated for best drama every year between 2015 and 2020, was MIA, as were HBO’s Euphoria and Succession, which both took home […]

Chloe Sevigny Discusses Acting Like Natasha Lyonne … Acting Like Chloe Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny is making the rounds for two very different projects. The actress recently reprised her turn on Russian Doll (with an interesting twist) during its second season, to largely comedic results. That happened to drop in the midst of her run on miniseries The Girl From Plainville, in which she plays Lynn Roy — […]

Natasha Lyonne on Landing Rosie O’Donnell for Secret Cameo in ‘Russian Doll’

The New York City subway plays such a key role in the second season of Netflix’s Russian Doll that Natasha Lyonne and her co-creators had to find a perfect voice for the MTA. In this season’s time-travel romp (the 6 train serves as a portal to the past), only keen-eared viewers will ID the train’s dispatcher as […]

Natasha Lyonne Reveals the ‘Russian Doll’ Metaphor Inside the Season 2 Ending

[This story contains major spoilers from the second season of Netflix’s Russian Doll.] The first season of Russian Doll set viewers on a high-concept time loop with its starring characters, Nadia and Alan. The pair kept dying and coming back to life to relive the same night. On its surface, the sci-fi story was a […]