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Steven Spielberg Comments on Daughter Destry Following in His Footsteps With Directorial Debut on Project “With Respectable Budget”

Steven Spielberg says “it’s exciting for the whole family” that daughter Destry Allyn Spielberg is following in his footsteps by closing a deal to make her feature directorial debut. The subject came up when the Fabelmans filmmaker dropped by the Smartless podcast to chat with Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes. On the new […]

Taika Waititi’s ‘Next Goal Wins’ Pushes Release to September 2023

Audiences will have to wait a bit longer for Taika Waititi’s Next Goal Wins to take the field. The Searchlight Pictures soccer comedy is pushing back its theatrical release from April 21, 2023 to Sept. 22, 2023. Searchlight announced the date change Wednesday. Based on a 2014 British documentary of the same name from Mike […]

‘Lego Masters’ Renewed for Fourth Season on Fox

Fox is going to continue playing with Lego. The network has renewed its competition series Lego Masters, hosted by Will Arnett, for a fourth season. Fox has also picked up a second edition of the short-run spinoff Celebrity Holiday Bricktacular ahead of its Dec. 19 premiere. Both are set to air in the 2023-24 season. […]

SmartLess Media Sets New Podcasts With Jameela Jamil, Rob Corddry and ‘Will & Grace’ Stars

SmartLess Media’s expansion has begun. A year and a half after signing a lucrative deal with Amazon, SmartLess co-hosts Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett and their newly formed media company are rolling out offerings from Jameela Jamil, Rob Corddry, Amy Schneider, Rex Chapman, Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack. Their slate, a collection of original podcasts made […]

Emmys: 10 Things the TV Cameras Missed 

On Monday evening, the biggest names in television gathered at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater for the 74th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony. With so many A-listers in one room, most of the best moments — from star interactions to standing ovations — often go unseen on the live telecast. The Hollywood Reporter was on the […]

Lizzo, Jonathan Van Ness, Padma Lakshmi and THR’s Reality Roundtable Talk Guilty Pleasures, Crying on Camera and Underboob Sweat

The level of talent (and comic timing) at The Hollywood Reporter‘s Reality Emmy Roundtable was in no short supply, but there was still a moment of giddy reverence when one particular participant entered the chat. Will Arnett (Fox’s Lego Masters), Nicole Byer (Netflix’s Nailed It! and ABC’s Wipeout), Padma Lakshmi (Hulu’s Taste the Nation and […]

Bradley Cooper on ‘Maestro,’ How Will Arnett Helped Him Get Sober and Being Snubbed Twice at CAA’s Oscar Party

Will Arnett kicked off the 100th episode of SmartLess in characteristic fashion by teasing co-hosts Jason Bateman and Sean Hayes with details about their guest — noting multihyphenate talents proven by armfuls of accolades and Oscar nominations — before he revealed a name. “And above all, this is a person that we all adore,” Arnett […]

Marshawn Lynch on ‘Murderville,’ ‘Westworld’ and Acting Ambitions: “I Want to Blow S*** Up”

To say Marshawn Lynch has stayed “pretty” busy since retiring from the NFL is like saying his “Beast Quake” run — where the reaction from Seattle Seahawks fans famously registered on a seismograph — was “pretty” good. The Super Bowl-winning running back, who also happens to be one of the most charismatic people to ever […]

Netflix’s ‘Murderville’: TV Review

The murder-mystery comedy pairs Will Arnett's Detective Terry Seattle with celebrity guests who are not shown a script ahead of time and must improvise their way through each case.

Will Arnett, Netflix Team for Improvised, Star-Packed Whodunnit (Exclusive)

Populating Will Arnett’s latest comedy was a project in and of itself. Arnett and his Sony-based Electric Ave. banner had secured the rights to adapt the BAFTA Award-winning BBC Three series Murder in Successville, and now he needed a cadre of celebrity guest stars who’d be willing to improv their way through his spin on […]

Will Arnett Replacing Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi Soccer Comedy ‘Next Goal Wins’

Will Arnett will be replacing Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s Searchlight Pictures soccer comedy, Next Goal Wins, sources have confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The news of the Hammer’s exit comes after the actor was accused by multiple women of sexual assault. Hammer denied the allegations, but the Los Angeles Police Department launched an investigation. […]

Disney+’s ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’: TV Review

In Disney's latest attempt at Muppet cross-branding, Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn spend a spooky night in a house that just happens to be the Haunted Mansion of theme park fame.