THR Weekly Magazine

THR Weekly Magazine

WME-IMG Under Pressure as UFC TV Rights Talks Begin

After paying $4 billion for the MMA company in 2016, the sports-entertainment behemoth is seeking a big price increase for its rights package.read more

Rights Available! Mark Twain’s Never-Before-Published Fairy Tale

Twain's 'The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine (with illustrations from Philip C. Stead and Erin Stead) and Curtis Dawkins' 'The Graybar Hotel' are both up for grabs.read more

Sony Chief Faces Tough Task in Replacing Departed TV Executives

Tony Vinciquerra says he's in no rush to replace Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, who left the studio June 15 to take positions at Apple.read more

Hollywood Salivates as Apple Moves to Make TV Shows

The addition of TV veterans Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg is a sign of the tech giant's appetite for prestige, but no one outside Apple's secretive Cupertino, California,...

My Wild Summer With Tom Cruise: Women, Sean Penn and the Making of ‘Risky...

In an exclusive book excerpt, Curtis Armstrong, who would go on to co-star in 'Revenge of the Nerds' and 'Moonlighting,' reveals on-set raunch and shooting secrets ("Bible study and...

Booze, Sex and Legal Drama: How the ‘Bachelor’ Scandal Could Reshape Reality TV

An allegation of sexual misconduct could put producers on notice that they're responsible for contestant behavior on set, "even if it might make for great TV."read more

How Sony Learned to Cede Control to Marvel on ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Tom Rothman is betting the film will reinvigorate his studio's biggest asset — thanks in large part to a deal with Marvel by his predecessor.read more

‘All Eyez on Me’s’ Success Bodes Well for Other Tupac Projects

Despite mixed reviews, the biopic's $27 million opening weekend is a positive sign for other productions about the late rapper that are currently in the works, including USA's drama...

The THR 100: Hollywood Reporter’s Most Powerful People in Entertainment

The second annual ranking brings new blood (Sony's Tony Vinciquerra), stars who also produce (welcome, Reese!) and two Jenkinses (Barry and Patty), along with the movers and multihyphenates who...

On the ‘Divorce’ Set With Sarah Jessica Parker as HBO’s Tragicomedy Shifts Focus

Parker is both the star and a very hands-on producer on the series, which will take the couple "a little bit into the future" in season 2 by portraying...

How Hollywood Is Squeezing More From China Film Deals

New backend pacts offer studios a bigger slice of the box-office pie.read more

Director Sam Taylor-Johnson on ‘Fifty Shades’ On-Set Battles and a Sexy New Netflix Show

One of Hollywood's most successful female filmmakers, now back with the series 'Gypsy' starring Naomi Watts, lets loose on her unconventional marriage and the plight of women filmmakers: It's...

‘American Gods’ Showrunners: “We Are All Priests to the Cult of Media” (Guest Column)

Creating for TV and film is religion to Michael Green and Bryan Fuller, with missed Shabbat dinners and hours in the "air-conditioned temples" of the cineplex, all in worship...

Hollywood Flashback: In 1964, ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Put a Satirical Spin on Nuclear War

While watching Stanley Kubrick's black comedy on Oliver Stone's four-part documentary 'The Putin Interviews,' Russian president Vladimir Putin took it too seriously.read more

‘The Crown’ Creator on Why He Hopes Queen Elizabeth II Never Sees the Show...

"I don't want to feel that I'm writing this at all to get their approval," says Peter Morgan as he discusses casting the reigning monarch (again) and why he...