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Florence Pugh to Star in ‘The Wonder’ Adaptation

Sebastian Lelio will direct the movie version of Emma Donoghue's ninth novel set in Ireland.

A Personal History of Gay Pride and Prejudice: Hollywood Reporter’s Chief Film Critic Looks Back

THR's chief film critic reflects on his decades of watching, and reviewing, movies as a gay man — from toxic stereotypes and the ubiquitous 'f-word' to the thrill of Almódovar and New Queer Cinema…

‘Disobedience’ Director on GLAAD-Nominated Film’s Social Context: “It Comes From a Place of Emotion”

Ahead of the May 4 GLAAD Media Awards, The Hollywood Reporter spoke with Sebastián Lelio about why the 'Disobedience' characters struck a chord with him, how he portrayed Dovid's complex masculinity…

Berlin Film Festival Unveils Competition Jury

The Berlin International Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled the competition jury for its 2019 edition, with German actress Sandra Huller ('Toni Erdmann'), Oscar-winning Chilean director Sebastian…

‘Gloria Bell’: Film Review | TIFF 2018

Julianne Moore puts on her dancing shoes in 'A Fantastic Woman' director Sebastian Lelio's English-language remake of his 2013 Chilean drama 'Gloria'.

‘Fantastic Woman’ Director Weighs in on Scarlett Johansson Transgender Casting Controversy

Sebastian Lelio, who directed trans actress Daniela Vega in 'A Fantastic Woman,' gives his two cents about Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting in 'Rub & Tug.'

Sebastian Lelio on ‘Disobedience’ and the Male Gaze in Lesbian Cinema

The Chilean director, whose 'A Fantastic Woman' won an Oscar this year, talked with THR about his Rachel Weisz-led 'Disobedience.'

Sebastian Lelio’s ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Sweeps Platino Awards

Chile's recent Academy Award winner took home five Platinos, including best picture and director.

Oscar Winner ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Galvanizes Support for Transgender Laws in Chile

President Michelle Bachelet welcomed home the film's star and crew and pushed the country's Senate to pass a bill that has been in limbo since 2013.

Oscars: Chilean Winner ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Gets Presidential Praise Back Home

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and President-elect Sebastian Piñera both congratulated Sebastian Lelio's film for its foreign-language Oscar nod.

Sebastian Lelio Describes “Surprising Reaction” From ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Audiences

"I was prepared for division, to say the least," the director told THR.

How Chile’s Oscar Submission Shows the Dogged Humanity of ‘A Fantastic Woman’

Sebastian Lelio's follow-up to his widely acclaimed 'Gloria' has drawn comparisons to Kimberly Peirce's groundbreaking 'Boys Don't Cry' and the work of queer cinema icons Pedro Almodovar and Rainer…