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Berk Brettler: Hollywood Power Lawyers Talk Teaming Up for New Firm

Blair Berk and Andrew Brettler, two of the entertainment industry’s most well-known and respected lawyers, have teamed up to combine their civil and criminal practices into a one-stop-shop boutique firm.  A go-to civil litigator and fixture on THR‘s Power Lawyers list, Brettler has a client including Chelsea Handler, Sydney Sweeney, Amy Robach and Kevin O’Leary. […]

30 Years After THR’s First Power List of Women, How Much Has Changed in Hollywood?

In honor of the 30th anniversary of The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment issue, THR spoke with some of the powerhouse women that were featured in the very first list in 1992. From the likes of Sherry Lansing, Kathleen Kennedy, Gale Anne Hurd, Debbie Allen and more, nine women share what they’ve learned, the challenges they faced […]

Charlize Theron and Issa Rae Honored at THR’s Women in Entertainment Event: “Keep Using Our Voices and Platforms for Something Greater Than Ourselves”

The Hollywood Reporter‘s Women in Entertainment event, presented by Lifetime, returned to the Fairmont Century Plaza on Wednesday for the annual celebration of Hollywood’s leading ladies. This year, the star-studded event — which coincided with the publication of THR’s annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 — honored Charlize Theron with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, highlighting a woman who is a pioneer […]

Charlize Theron Celebrates Next Wave of Women “Tearing Down the Building,” Accepts Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at THR’s Women in Entertainment Event

Charlize Theron used her time accepting the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter‘s annual Women in Entertainment event presented by Lifetime to recognize the women who have supported and inspired her, including the next generation of female leaders. Seth Rogen introduced his Long Shot co-star with a joke-filled speech, riffing on the quiche […]

Margot Robbie, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe Present $1M in College Scholarships to High School Seniors at THR’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe, Margot Robbie, Gracie Abrams and Addison Rae on Wednesday presented $1 million in university scholarships to high school seniors from underserved communities across Los Angeles with full-ride college scholarships. The announcement was made at The Hollywood Reporter’s 2022 Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime, which was held at the Fairmont […]

Issa Rae Shares How Personal Fear Inspired Her Work Amplifying Underrepresented Voices at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Issa Rae received a standing ovation when she was honored with the Equity in Entertainment Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime, held Wednesday at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Yvonne Orji presented her Insecure co-star with the Equity in Entertainment Award, which recognizes individuals who amplify the […]

Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Recount ‘She Said’ Barriers in Keynote Speech at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

When New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began reporting on Harvey Weinstein, they had very few connections in Hollywood. “Full disclosure: I barely knew who Harvey Weinstein was,” Twohey noted Wednesday during the pair’s keynote address at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime. They developed those sources, however, […]

Gabby Giffords Calls on People to Move Ahead Together in Challenging Times at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Event 

Gabby Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman from Arizona, shared inspirational words on pushing for change and moving forward in “challenging times” on Wednesday at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime.  Former Hollywood executive and icon Sherry Lansing introduced Giffords, who received a standing ovation as she approached the stage. Lansing […]

Chelsea Handler Encourages Acting in the Best Interest of All Women at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Chelsea Handler encouraged women of every age to support and celebrate the successes of fellow women as their own while opening The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment gala, presented by Lifetime, on Wednesday. After beginning with a warm welcome to event’s attendees at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles, the comedian and TV host launched […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s 2022 Women in Entertainment Power 100

Executives bankrolling the most popular and relevant film and TV, creators shifting perspectives, reps brokering every deal and talent making sure people pay attention… they’re all at the top of the game. That’s why they made THR’s definitive annual rundown of the most powerful women in the entertainment industry — which includes first-time honorees Taylor […]

Issa Rae: “We’re Really Out Here Winning”

After her longtime gig Insecure came to an end last year, Issa Rae didn’t miss a beat in launching the next phase of her career. With a five-year overall deal with WarnerMedia, Rae, via her Hoorae production company, created and executive produced HBO Max comedy Rap Sh!t and is developing a revival of docuseries Project […]

Charlize Theron: “I Don’t Need to Be an Enigma”

Tucked into a booth in the back of a Beverly Hills piano bar sits Oscar winner Charlize Theron, barely recognizable with a tight tussle of jet-black hair. She’d chopped it the day earlier, to the horror of her daughters, now 7 and 10, but then Theron has never been wedded to one image — nor […]