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Tyler Coates

Awards Editor

Tyler Coates is the Awards Editor at The Hollywood Reporter, where he has covered the Oscars and Emmys races since 2019. Before joining THR, Coates was a Senior Culture Editor at Esquire, the founding Deputy Editor at Decider and a Deputy Editor at Flavorwire; his writing has also been published in Billboard, Columbia Journalism Review, Slate and Wired. A Virginia native, Coates graduated from James Madison University with a degree in English.

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Charles D. King to Receive Milestone Award at 2024 PGA Awards

The Producers Guild of America will honor film producer Charles D. King with the Milestone Award at the 2024 PGA Awards. King will accept the accolade, which is the PGA’s most prestigious honor, at the 35th annual awards show on Feb. 25. The award recognizes producers or production teams that have made historic contributions to […]

Netflix Short ‘The After’ Depicts a Shocking Tragedy and a Father’s Grief

In Netflix’s live-action short The After, a man named Dayo (David Oyelowo, who also serves as executive producer) loses his wife and child in a brutal public display of violence. Describing his film’s intense and shocking opening scene, director Misan Harriman compares it to “an act of God” — one born out of the “collective […]

Kris Bowers Is the Busiest Composer in the World

Kris Bowers is one of the busiest multihyphenates working in Hollywood. This year, the Emmy-nominated Bridgerton composer returned to Shondaland and Netflix’s hit costume drama to compose its prequel series, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story; he also composed the score for two Disney properties, the feature film Haunted Mansion and the Marvel series Secret Invasion. On […]

Daytime Emmys: ‘General Hospital,’ ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ Among Top Winners

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards during an in-person ceremony Friday night, hosted by Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner (whose show won the prize for best entertainment news series), that aired on CBS and streamed on Paramount+. Winners in additional Daytime […]

‘Rustin’ Screenwriter on Bayard Rustin’s Legacy: “His Queerness Was Part of His Strategic Gift”

Bayard Rustin is one of the most important figures in modern American history whom many people knew nothing about — until now. Netflix’s Rustin, and its towering central performance from Emmy-winning actor Colman Domingo, serves to add his story back into the history books, particularly Rustin’s mentorship of Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. […]

PGA Awards: ‘American Symphony,’ ‘Beyond Utopia’ Among Documentary Nominees

The Producers Guild of America has announced its 2024 Documentary Motion Picture nominees for the 35th annual Producers Guild Awards. The following films are nominated in the category of outstanding producer of documentary motion picture: 20 Days in Mariupol  American Symphony  Beyond Utopia  The Disappearance of Shere Hite  The Mother of All Lies  Smoke Sauna […]

Tales of Triumph and Iconic Personas: THR’s Guide to the Oscars’ Top Documentaries

AKA Mr. Chow (HBO Documentary Films) This portrait directed by Nick Hooker follows the life and career of painter turned restaurateur Michael Chow, the owner of the Mr Chow restaurant chain, as he returns to the art world with his first solo show in nearly 60 years.  American Symphony (Netflix) Matthew Heineman switches gears from […]

‘Past Lives’ Star Teo Yoo on How He Used His Own Experiences of Loneliness to Inform His Character in Celine Song’s Film

A24’s Past Lives, writer-director Celine Song’s feature film debut, is a bittersweet and tender drama incorporating big ideas of cultural identity and fate within an intimate and surprising story of an unexpected love triangle. Centered on Greta Lee’s Nora, the film follows the young woman as she emigrates from South Korea to Canada with her parents […]

Emerald Fennell on Creating “Just Pure, Visceral Madness” With ‘Saltburn’

In Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn, Oscar nominee Barry Keoghan stars as Oliver Quick, a middle-class student at Oxford University who becomes infatuated with his handsome and wealthy classmate Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi). As the school year ends, Felix invites him to spend the summer with him and his idiosyncratic family at their massive country estate — […]

How ‘American Fiction’ Writer-Director Cord Jefferson Made the Next Great American Satire

One of the year’s buzziest titles is Orion’s American Fiction, the directorial debut from Emmy-winning Watchmen writer Cord Jefferson that has picked up accolades on the festival circuit, including the people’s choice award from the Toronto Film Festival (a major bellwether for the best picture race).  Based on Percival Everett’s novel Erasure, the film stars […]

‘Barbie’ and Oscar: A Match Made in Awards Heaven?

There’s a common misconception that’s repeated nearly every Oscar season: The Academy just doesn’t go for popular movies. Sure, in the two decades since the last true blockbuster to win the award — The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2004 — the top winners have been more serious and artistic […]

‘The Morning Show’ Creatives Go Behind the Scenes of the Apple TV+ Series: “It’s All Just One Big Soufflé”

The Morning Show wrapped its third season Nov. 8 — a moment showrunner and executive producer Charlotte Stoudt admits was an emotional one for members of the creative team, who gathered to watch the season finale at Hollywood’s Linwood Dunn Theater. “It’s really thrilling to watch the show with an audience,” said Stoudt. “It’s not the […]