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‘A Disturbance in the Force’ Review: Doc About ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’ Offers More Than Nostalgia

Premiering at SXSW, Jeremy Coon and Steve Kozak's documentary examines the cultural phenomenon around the notorious debacle that was 'The Star Wars Holiday Special.'

‘Frybread Face and Me’ Review: A Tender Tale of Cousins, Coming of Age and Life on the Reservation

Two cousins bond over a summer on the Navajo reservation with their grandmother in a coming-of-age drama executive produced by Taika Waititi.

‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ Directors Reveal How They Were Introduced to the Game | SXSW 2023

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein opened up about their introductions to the game while speaking to The Hollywood Reporter in its SXSW Studio at South by Southwest on Saturday. Based on the role-playing game, the film follows a group of thieves who steal a relic for an evil Red Wizard who […]

Bob Odenkirk Explains How ‘Lucky Hank’ Is “Quite Different” Than ‘Better Call Saul’ | SXSW 2023

Bob Odenkirk discussed his follow-up role to Better Call Saul in Lucky Hank alongside co-star Mireille Enos, showrunners Aaron Zelman and Paul Lieberstein and executive producer Mark Johnson while talking to The Hollywood Reporter in its SXSW Studio at South by Southwest on Saturday. The upcoming AMC series follows William Henry Deveraux, Jr. (Odenkirk), an unlikely chairman for […]

Eva Longoria Had “a Lot to Prove” With Directorial Film Debut ‘Flamin’ Hot’ | SXSW 2023

Eva Longoria told The Hollywood Reporter that she has something to “prove” with her feature film directorial debut Flamin’ Hot in its SXSW Studio at South by Southwest on Saturday. The biographical drama tells the story of Richard Montañez (Jesse Garcia), who claimed he invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos while working as a janitor for Frito-Lay. Joined by stars Garcia and Annie […]

Taylor Jenkins Reid on Bringing to Life the ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ Characters in Her Novel | SXSW 2023

Sam Claflin, Josh Whitehouse, Sebastian Chacon, Nabiyah Be and Taylor Jenkins Reid joined The Hollywood Reporter in its SXSW Studio to discuss bringing Reid’s novel Daisy Jones & The Six to the small screen at South by Southwest on Saturday. The Amazon Prime Video original series, which follows the rise and fall of the titular band in […]

Karen Gillan Enjoyed Working Without the Amenities of a Marvel Set While Filming ‘Late Bloomers’ | SXSW 2023

Late Bloomers is a new comedy film having its world premiere at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, on Friday. To discuss the making of the film, screenwriter Anna Greenfield, director Lisa Steen (her feature debut) and star Karen Gillan joined The Hollywood Reporter in its SXSW Studio. Greenfield based the story on real-life experiences. […]

Chloe Bailey Recalls Reconnecting With Malia Obama on the ‘Swarm’ Set | SXSW 2023

Award-winning Atlanta creator Donald Glover has a new television project, Swarm, part of his eight-figure overall deal with Amazon Prime. The series, which will be available to stream on Prime Video March 17, had its world premiere Friday at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Cast members Dominique Fishback and Chloe Bailey […]

‘Yellowjackets’ Cast Hint at Epic Episode in New Season | SXSW 2023

Yellowjackets made waves when its splashy first season premiered in November of 2021, gaining a larger and larger captive audience with each episode. The show chronicles the lives of a high school soccer team stranded on a remote island after a plane crash. The second season premieres on Showtime’s streaming and on-demand platforms March 24, […]