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Rio Hackford, ‘Treme,’ ‘Swingers’ Actor and New Orleans Club Owner, Dies at 51

Rio Hackford, the older son of Oscar-winning filmmaker Taylor Hackford and a prominent club owner who acted in Treme, Swingers, Jonah Hex and American Crime Story, has died. He was 51. Hackford died Thursday in Sunset Beach, California, his brother, Alex Hackford, told The Hollywood Reporter. The cause of death was uveal melanoma. He was the son […]

‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ Stage Musical to Premiere in 2020 Tour

The theatrical adaptation of the 1982 movie that starred Richard Gere and Debra Winger will launch a North American road company in the fall of next year.

Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford to Be Honored With Capri Legend Awards

The actress and director will receive lifetime achievement awards at the 21st annual Italian film festival.

Critic’s Notebook: The Big Screen Was Too Small for Muhammad Ali’s Charisma

The sports legend was a born showman — the Elvis, James Brown and Marlon Brando of boxing rolled into one — who kept filmmakers on the ropes.

‘Louis & Keely “Live” at the Sahara’: Theater Review

Director Taylor Hackford and a top-notch cast resurrect the small-scale show that became a surprise success.

Taylor Hackford Sued Over Exclusion From Hit Jazz Musical

Roger Lee Harrison claims Hackford and the creators of 'Louis & Keely: 'Live' at the Sahara' cut him from the play's Chicago and upcoming Los Angeles runs.

Taylor Hackford to Direct ABC’s Richard LaGravenese Pilot (Exclusive)

A year after helming The CW's "Company Town," the Oscar winner will helm the ABC soap from the "P.S. I Love You" writer-director.

Helen Mirren to Attend Shanghai Film Festival

The British actress will appear at a screening of "Hitchcock" on June 19, and husband Taylor Hackford will introduce his film "Parker" the day before.

Directors Guild of America Names Negotiations Committee Co-Chairs

Bond director Michael Apted and "West Wing" director Thomas Schlamme were appointed Sunday to the next DGA Feature Film and Television Negotiations Committee.

Parker: Film Review

A new incarnation of Donald E. Westlake's rugged antihero reaches the screen.

CW Orders ‘Selection,’ Navy Drama From Taylor Hackford, ‘Supernatural’ EP to Pilot

The two dramas join previously announced "Vampire Diaries" spinoff "The Selection" at the network.