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“By Tweet 15, I Was There”: ‘Zola’ Director and Writer on Their Journey to Turn a Stripper’s Wild Twitter Thread Into an Absurdist Thriller

One day in November 2018, director Janicza Bravo found herself crammed next to a sound technician in the trunk of a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen, barreling down a Tampa freeway carrying the principal cast

“It’s a New Day”: Anya Taylor-Joy, Cynthia Erivo, Gillian Anderson and the THR Drama Actress Roundtable

Gillian Anderson had been dreading this. A tripod had arrived at her home in the U.K., along with a mess of lights and, really, just the thought of having to sit through an hour-plus on Zoom had…

“A Star for a Whole Generation of People”: Anthony Ramos’ Long Journey to ‘In the Heights’ and How He Embraces the “Superpower” of Being a Latino Actor

The first time Anthony Ramos auditioned for In the Heights was exactly a decade ago. He was 19 and trying out for an ensemble part in a nonunion national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara…

Billy Porter Breaks a 14-Year Silence: “This Is What HIV-Positive Looks Like Now”

Billy Porter takes a long deep breath.  “I have to start in 2007,” he says, having settled in across the table. He’s here, at Little Owl in the West Village, to get something off his chest — so…

“I Have the Career I Started Out Wanting”: Ewan McGregor on Reviving Obi-Wan and “Going to the Extremes” to Play Halston

Able to embody both a fashion maestro and the Jedi mentor, the insanely versatile actor opens up about playing a gay icon and getting a 'Star Wars' do-over.

‘Minari’ Broke New Ground for Storytellers of Color, But Creatives Don’t Want to Be Pigeonholed

The Oscar-nominated film navigates the immigrant American journey, but writer-director Lee Isaac Chung, producer Christina Oh and Steven Yeun emphasize its themes are…

“Everyone Just Knows He’s an Absolute Monster”: Scott Rudin’s Ex-Staffers Speak Out on Abusive Behavior

Even as other Hollywood bullies are being sidelined, the uber-producer behind 'The Social Network' and Broadway’s 'To  Kill a Mockingbird' has been given a pass for…

Despite History-Making Noms, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’s’ All-Black Producing Team Find Oscar Success to Be “Bittersweet”

Charles King, Shaka King and Ryan Coogler acknowledge the importance of their Academy Award nominations but still wrestle with the meaning of an honor that has excluded so many: "Why did it take 93…

The Queen of Nice: Jennifer Garner on Rededicating Herself to Acting, Co-Parenting With Ben Affleck and Prospects of an ‘Alias’ Reboot

The 'Yes Day' star knows that the vulnerability she projects is a magnet for invasive fans and aggressive paparazzi, but cynical is just not her style: "I see people…

The Resurrection of Kelly Marie Tran: On Surviving ‘Star Wars’ Bullying, the Pressures of Representation, and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

After intense racist and sexist online trolls caused the actress to "close up shop," Tran has emerged stronger and surer of who she is: "I feel like a totally…

Actor Roundtable: Ben Affleck, Sacha Baron Cohen, Delroy Lindo, Gary Oldman, John David Washington and Steven Yeun on Their Liberating Roles

Six awards contenders reflect on the draws — and drawbacks — of a profession for which they have studied, sacrificed and, in a few cases, even risked their life…

Regina King Is Ready to Seize Her Moment: “You Give Us a Little Window, We’re Going to Kick It All the Way Open”

In a frank discussion with fellow filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood, the 'One Night in Miami' director — who has been thrust into the awards conversation a year after claiming her best supporting actres…