THR Weekly Magazine

THR Weekly Magazine

How California’s Billion-Dollar Incentive Program Is Winning Back Productions

The new $1.55B program is proving effective in luring TV and film projects including the Ava DuVernay-directed 'A Wrinkle in Time,' HBO's 'Westworld' and NBC's 'This Is Us.'read more

Avi Lerner on Selling Half His Company, Moving to Las Vegas and Giving Stallone...

On the 25th anniversary of his company's formation, the Millennium CEO — whose credits range from 'Rambo' to the 'Expendables' franchise — takes a look back at his always...

Avi Lerner’s Knockoffs Give Way to A-List Casts

Beginning with straight-to-video titles and moving through genre fare, Lerner has upped his game, even tackling serious subjects.

Hollywood Flashback: When David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ Movie Was Booed at Cannes

In 1992, 'Fire Walk With Me' — the filmmaker's big-screen sequel to his quirky series, whose reboot is getting a gala screening May 25 — premiered at the festival.read...

How Agencies Are Combatting TV’s “Spec Script Fatigue”

The 'Stranger Things' phenomenon sparks a deluge of material and backlash from execs and agents expected to read an average of 20 original scripts all weekend long.read more

Tyler Perry Talks Race in Hollywood, Bill Cosby and Creative Freedom: “I Don’t Get...

At his new Atlanta studio, THR's TV Producer of the Year opened up about his failure as a onetime used car salesman ("I couldn't dupe people"), the advice he...

Critic’s Picks: Todd McCarthy’s 5 Most Anticipated Films at Cannes

THR's festival vet reveals his favorite films in this year's lineup.

Cannes: 5 Breakout Stars Set to Make a Splash at This Year’s Fest

Every year Cannes gives a major boost to talents on the bubble — these five (OK, technically six) could be this year's darlings.

Cannes Jury Members: Who They Are and How They Might Vote

Given the films in contention and the nine jurors — from Jessica Chastain to Will Smith — here's how the festival competition could play out.

Showrunners Sound Off: Judd Apatow, Ryan Murphy and Ava DuVernay on Empire-Building, Pigeonholing and...

Twelve star producers — also including Kenya Barris, Noah Hawley, Jenji Kohan, David E. Kelley and David Mandel — open up about writing scripts based on their own lives,...

Cannes Hot List: 15 Titles Set to Heat Up the 2017 Market

As Netflix and Amazon challenge the traditional festival sales model, dealmakers are bracing for battle over a handful of key titles.read more

Why Indian Films Are Getting a Box-Office Boost in the U.S.

'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' is breaking records powered by social media and a burgeoning population.read more

‘All Eyez on Me’: The Legal Battle Over Bringing Tupac’s Life to the Screen

Unlike Benny Boom's biopic (out June 16), which spawned a court battle over the rapper's life rights, Steve McQueen's upcoming untitled doc has received full support from the Shakur...

Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy and ‘SNL’s’ Trump Team Gather for Raucous Hollywood Reporter Cover...

Baldwin and McCarthy, along with Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong and Beck Bennett, channeled their political alter egos (from Trump to Putin) for this week's cover story.read more

‘SNL’s’ Yuuuge Year: 20 Insiders Reveal Alec Baldwin’s Future as Trump, ‘Spicey’ Secrets and...

Everyone from Kate McKinnon to Chris Rock gives THR backstage access to a historic season as they reveal how Melissa McCarthy became Sean Spicer (with help from Kristen Stewart),...