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Common Reveals His ‘Suicide Squad’ Character

The 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' co-stars also discussed ending their beef, following a feud that stemmed from lyrics in Common's 1994 cut "I Used to Love H.E.R."

Former N.W.A. Manager Seeks to Save ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Lawsuit

Jerry Heller argues against the idea that he's a public figure.

Ice Cube Says Hollywood Isn’t Cool Enough, Adds: “I’m Ready to Run a Studio”

The filmmaker also explained why he won't be attending this year's Oscars during THR's interview series 'The Hollywood Masters.'

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Screenwriter Launches Podcast Inspired by the Movie (Exclusive)

'Straight Outta ... The Podcast' features an interview with Suge Knight's ex-wife.

Oscars: 10 Nominated Scribes on How They Wrote Their Most Memorable Scenes

A novelist scraps her own words for the screen, and other surprising tales behind the films competing in the screenplay categories (both adapted and original).

Alejandro Inarritu Says Diversity Issues Can’t Be Solved by Academy Alone

At the annual PGA Breakfast, producers said issues must be tackled at the beginning of the production process and not just at the end.

Ice Cube on ‘Compton’ Oscars Snub: “Once Your Horse Loses … You Tear Up Your Ticket”

The rapper-actor-producer adds that even if he doesn't go to the ceremony, it wouldn't be a boycott per se since he "never used to go anyway."

Oscars: Academy Board Under Pressure to Rewrite Voting, Membership Rules to Improve Diversity

At its upcoming board of governors meeting, the beleaguered organization is expected to discuss the current controversy.

Oscars: Omission of Black Actors Upsetting, But Not Inexplicable or Proof of Racism

"None of this year's excluded films about people of color or people of color themselves were thought to be slam-dunks going into the nominations," writes THR's awards analyst. "They were competing in…

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer Calls Oscar Noms “Embarrassing”

"To my ?#?OscarsSoWhite? folks who are angry at the absurd lack of diversity highlighted yet again by this year's Oscar noms — I get it."

Oscars: ‘Daily Show’ Asks Why ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘Creed’ Nominees Were White

"White people love feeling bad about how they treated black people, so to make a hit black movie, you need a whip, a firehouse or a Negro spiritual," correspondent Roy Wood Jr. explains.

Santa Barbara Film Fest: Alicia Vikander, Geza Rohrig, O’Shea Jackson Jr. Join List of Honorees

The Oscar hopefuls will be feted on Feb. 6 alongside previously announced honorees Elizabeth Banks, Paul Dano, Joel Edgerton and Jacob Tremblay.