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‘The Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Cast, Then and Now

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, the third film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, premiered in theaters 20 years ago (on Dec. 17, 2003) to throngs of moviegoers. It was a triumphant moment for everyone involved, the culmination of a franchise that entertained both existing fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels about the […]

Hollywood’s 20 Most Erotic Movies, Ranked

In current Oscar contender ‘Poor Things,’ Emma Stone plays a reanimated Victorian woman with a voracious erotic appetite. THR’s chief film critic ranks 20 other sizzling movies in which Hollywood said yes to sex.

Eight Actors Who Have Played Willy Wonka in Films and on Broadway

As Wonka is set to make its theatrical debut on Dec. 15, The Hollywood Reporter is looking back at all the actors who have played the iconic Willy Wonka. The fictional character was created by British author Roald Dahl for his 1964 children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The character went on to appear in […]

Hollywood’s Most Notable Deaths of 2023

Only halfway through the year and Hollywood has already had to say goodbye to many actors, singers, performers, creatives, executives and all-around industry icons — many of whom had a great impact on the entertainment world throughout their lifetimes. The Hollywood Reporter is highlighting some of the most well-known names who died in 2023, including Matthew Perry, […]

25 Bingeworthy Young Adult Films and TV Shows Released in Recent Years

There’s no doubt that young adult movies and television shows have had a resurgence in the past decade, especially in the era of streaming. Many know the feeling of sitting down, excited to binge-watch a new show, but feel lost on what to watch once it ends. Especially if you’re looking for something in the […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s 2023 Women in Entertainment Power 100

So what if there were only five real working months in 2023? The women leading the entertainment industry still managed to cram in a year’s worth of accomplishments. Whether unleashing the insurmountable force that was Barbie, setting out on top-grossing tours like Taylor Swift and Beyoncé, reconciling long-simmering labor tensions with two cataclysmic (but productive!) […]

TV Premiere Dates 2023: The Complete Guide

With literally thousands of TV series — scripted and unscripted, news and sports — airing in a given year, it’s hard to keep track of when any given show will be on a screen. The Hollywood Reporter is here to help. Below is a comprehensive guide to premiere dates across all platforms for the coming […]

Power Showrunners: Hollywood’s 50-ish Most Influential Writer-Producers of 2023

When Hollywood writers returned to work after the historic 148-day WGA strike that hobbled the entertainment industry, they did so having made desirable gains — staffing minimums, performance-based residuals and AI assurances, huzzah! Unfortunately, even a choice new contract couldn’t prevent what the boy who cried “Peak TV,” FX boss John Landgraf, has been predicting […]

‘Scott Pilgrim Takes Off’: Meet the Anime’s Complete Voice Cast

Scott Pilgrim and the Sex Bob-ombs are back, alongside Ramona Flowers and her League of Evil Exes in Netflix’s Scott Pilgrim Takes Off. All eight episodes of the anime adaptation — and in some ways, expansion — of the beloved Scott Pilgrim universe released on Friday, nearly 20 years after the graphic novel and 13 […]

Next Gen 2023: The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Rising Executives 35 and Under

In 1993, Jurassic Park (the first one) was the No. 1 movie at the box office, The X-Files went to air and THR debuted its first list of the top 35 Hollywood execs 35 and under. In the 30 years that followed, Next Gen alums have created cinematic universes (Kevin Feige was selected in 2003) […]

The World’s Best Music Schools of 2023, Ranked

Even music schools aren’t immune to the impact of Hollywood’s labor disputes. The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes have led to the delay of some apprenticeship programs at the USC Thornton School of Music over the summer. A major element of those strikes — artificial intelligence — has also been on the minds of students and […]

The Most Powerful Latin Players in Film, TV and Music

Conversations about the state of Latinos in media can be so depressing. Year after year, researchers remind us of the total lack of progress — just this week, USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative shared that “Hispanic/Latino representation in film has not improved in 16 years.” This after years of advocacy groups explaining that our demographic is […]