The Hollywood Reporter Archives

Cruel Summer E1 and E2 Review: A Solid Start to a Mystery Story
How do we know? Because based on an exclusive report from The Hollywood Reporter posted earlier this afternoon, Royal left the Olivia Holt-starring series after the pilot wrapped last summer after clashes with a rep from the basic cable network (though reps for Freeform and studio Entertainment One declined to comment while Royal's reps did[...]
Rogue One: Felicity Jones Reflects Shooting Grim Star Wars Ending
While promoting her latest space sci-fi for Netflix in The Midnight Sky, Felicity Jones spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about shooting Rogue One's climactic scene. Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Image courtesy of Lucasfilm The scene in question saw the final two surviving members of the band of rebels[...]
Star Trek: Ronald D. Moore Reflects on DS9 Bond-Inspired Episode
Moore spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about one memorable DS9 episode called "Our Man Bashir" in its 25th anniversary, which involves the station's resident doctor Dr Julian Bashir, played by Alexander Siddig, who finds himself in a transporter accident and placed in a holosuite program in the role of a secret agent tuxedo and all[...]
The Rock: When Sean Connery Stood Up to Disney, Writes Michael Bay
Writing to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Bay, who directed Connery in 1996's The Rock penned a tribute to the original James Bond star recalling the time when production was over budget for the blockbuster film that co-starred Nicolas Cage. Sean Connery as John Patrick Mason in The Rock (1996) Image courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures Car chase:[...]
Dark Knight: Matthew Modine Talks Christopher Nolan, Stanley Kubrick
Modine spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about how fans still talk about his most enduring work When it comes to Full Metal Jacket, the actor's perspective changed over the years since it's among his earliest work "I've never really analyzed it," Modine said "I've been acting now for 40 years and worked with incredible directors[...]
Darkman: Cast and Crew Commemorate 30 Years of Superhero Cult Classic
The Hollywood Reporter caught up with the cast and crew for the film to discuss the film's impact on pop culture and their careers The crew participants for the reunion include producer Robert Tapert, former Universal production president Sean Daniel, casting director Nancy Nayor, cinematographer Bill Pope, production designer Randy Ser, composer Danny Elfman, editor[...]
Charlize Theron as Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road. Image courtesy of Warner Bros.
While promoting her latest film, The Old Guard, where she plays immortal warrior Andromache the Scythian (or Andy for short), Theron spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about her rare second chance as an actress becoming a viable action star. Charlize Theron attends the 70th Anniversary of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals[...]
Back to the Future: Bob Gale, Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory
The rest they say is history, or is it? Gale and editor Harry Kermamidas spoke with The Hollywood Reporter on a loose end they may have missed caught by fans. Christopher Lloyd as Doc and Michael J Fox as Marty in Back to the Future (1985) Image courtesy of Universal Pictures Since Back to the Future's release,[...]
First-Time Director Olivia Wilde Compares 'Booksmart' to Classic 80s Teen Films
The Hollywood Reporter caught up with Olivia Wilde at The Gotham Awards: Olivia Wilde directs "Booksmart"Photo courtesy of annapurna pictures "I have an immense amount of respect for Kathy Scruggs," Wilde told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet of the Gotham Awards on Monday "She's no longer with us, she died very young, and I feel a[...]
Todd Phillips Clarifies "Joker" Sequel Rumors
Despite conflicting reports between The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline Hollywood, director Todd Phillips cleared the air regarding any discussions about a sequel to Joker He spoke to Indiewire about what really happened in his meetings with Warner Bros and star Joaquin Phoenix. Todd Phillips, photo byDFree / The Reporting Dispute THR reported Phillips had an October 7th[...]
James Dean Resurrected Through CGI in Vietnam War Drama “Finding Jack”
Directors Anton Ernst and Tati Golykh obtained permission from the Dean estate to use his likeness for the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Warner Bros. An establish star on TV, Dean landed the film role that solidified his status in pop culture playing Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Following his death, the actor[...]
“Mortal Kombat”: Jax, Raiden, Mileena Cast in Live-Action Film Reboot
Nothing has been revealed of the plot and shooting will begin in Australia later in 2019. Mortal Kombat is slated for a 2021 release. The Hollywood Reporter Three more actors signed on to join New Line Cinemas' Mortal Kombat live action film reboot with Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl), Tadanobu Asano (Thor: Ragnarok), and Australian Sisi Stringer joining the[...]
Rutger Hauer
It's been a hot minute since anyone asked themselves, "Gee, I wonder what Rutger Hauer thought of such and such film," and thanks to the Berlin Film Festival, we know the answer for Blade Runner 2049. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Hauer, of course, was one of the stars of the original Sir Ridley Scott genre-defining classic[...]
Justin Timberlake's comparably tame Super Bowl halftime show, Chrysler's questionable decision to use MLK in an ad, what the Game of Thrones creators' new Star Wars project could mean for HBO's Confederate, and more from the realm of TV this week!
American Gods Season 2: Neil Gaiman Denies Article Allegations
***UPDATE*** A day after it was reported exclusively by The Hollywood Reporter that Jesse Alexander would be assuming showrunner responsibilities alongside author and executive producer Neil Gaiman on Starz's  American Gods, the novelist took to Twitter to challenge a number of the assertions made in the article regrading behind-the-scenes budget and script battles[...]