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13 Hollywood Storytellers on Bringing Abortion to the Screen, Then and Now

Following the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade reversal, filmmakers and TV writers — from 'Veep' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' to 'Obvious Child' — discuss their onscreen portrayals and the urgency of telling more stories around reproductive rights with The Hollywood Reporter.

‘Sex Education,’ ‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Shrill’ Stars to Lead Brit Comedy ‘Seize Them!’

BAFTA-winning Sex Education star Aimee Lou Wood is to lead the cast of upcoming British historical comedy Seize Them! The film — which has now started principal photography — also stars Lolly Adefope (Shrill, Ghosts, This Time With Alan Partridge), Nicola Coughlan (Bridgerton, Derry Girls), Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, The World’s End, Paul) and Jessica Hynes (W1A, […]

Sam Gibney Promoted to President of Home Brew

Digital marketing and production company Home Brew has promoted Sam Gibney to president. Gibney, now in his ninth year with the company, previously served as head of motion and executive creative director, roles that saw him developing and producing numerous digital, social and tech strategies for the company’s set of entertainment clients across TV, film […]

From ‘Mare of Easttown’ to ’The Queen’s Gambit’: Books to Read Based on Emmy Nominees

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. As the best in television will be celebrated during Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, readers may recognize some of the Emmy-nominated series are adapted from books including Shrill, Bridgerton, The Queen’s Gambit, The Flight Attendant and The Undoing.  […]

“Whyyy Do I Do This?”: Kaley Cuoco, Jean Smart, Lena Waithe and the THR Comedy Actress Roundtable

At one point during The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Comedy Actress Roundtable, Hacks star Jean Smart paused the rollicking conversation to poll her peers, certain they were drawn to the profession for the same reason she was. “OK, raise your hand if you were a middle child,” she said. But, to her shock, no one did. […]

From ‘Bridgerton’ to ‘The Flight Attendant,’ 5 Writers Detail Book-to-Screen Adaptation Journeys

Bridgerton (Netflix)  Book: The Duke and I (Bridgertons #1) by Julia Quinn (Avon Books, 2000, 384 pages)  Translating a beloved book series to the screen is not for the fainthearted. “The books have such a rabid following — with that expectation comes pressure,” says Bridgerton showrunner Chris Van Dusen. It wasn’t just the distinctive Bridgerton […]

‘Shrill’ Showrunner Breaks Down Fred Armisen Guest Scene: “Fred Was Happy to Help Aidy”

Alexandra Rushfield, showrunner of Hulu's Shrill, takes THR inside a scene from the third season that follows her protagonist, Annie, to a record shop, where her distracted boss, Gabe, meets with an old friend BY TYLER COATES

‘Shrill’ to End With Season Three at Hulu (Exclusive)

The Aidy Bryant comedy's third and final season will roll out this spring.

Awkwafina, Issa Rae, Reese Witherspoon and More on Taking on Producer Roles: “I Maybe Love Producing More Than Being On-Camera”

To achieve their creative ambitions, actresses including Aidy Bryant, Nicole Kidman, Hailee Steinfeld, Kerry Washington, leveraged power by taking on producer roles in addition to their onscreen duties: "I get to be there from seed to fruit."

How ‘Ramy,’ ‘Awkwafina,’ ‘Work in Progress’ Creators Mined Their Lives for Comedy

Some of the year’s strongest comedies shine because the creators weren't afraid to use their biographies for humor — and growth.

‘Shrill’ Renewed for Season 3 at Hulu

Hulu is bringing Shrill back for a third season. The streamer has handed out an eight-episode renewal for the Aidy Bryant-led scripted comedy from exec producer Lorne Michaels. The series, produced by Warner Bros. Television, is inspired by Lindy West's book Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman. Bryant typically films the Portland-based comedy when Saturday Night […]

Aidy Bryant on How Hulu’s ‘Shrill’ (and Lizzo) Has Changed Her

The 'Saturday Night Live' star also addresses her future on the series, the season 45 hiring controversy and why she won't stop asking for more.