Adam Mckay

‘Nope’ First Reactions Are a Resounding ‘Yep,’ Praising Jordan Peele’s ‘Most Ambitious Film’

The first reactions to Jordan Peele’s “Nope” are pouring in as the movie continues its premiere in Los Angeles, earning praises for the director’s turn to science-fiction and…

‘Abbott Elementary,’ ‘Pachinko’ Among Nominees for 46th Annual Humanitas Prizes

Humanitas has revealed the nominees for this year’s Humanitas Prizes, which recognize “television and film writers whose work explores the human condition in a nuanced way.” The award…

Emmy Predictions: Drama Series – 171 Shows Vie for Eight Available Slots Including ‘Euphoria’ and ‘Ozark’

RANK SERIES NETWORK PRODUCER(S) 1 “Succession” HBO/HBO Max Jesse Armstrong, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Frank Rich, Kevin Messick, Mark Mylod, Jane Tranter, Tony Roche, Scott Ferguson, Jon Brown,…

Hollywood elite signs pledge to control on-screen gun violence

Over 200 A-listers — including directors Adam McKay, Judd Apatow and producer Shonda Rhimes — have initialed an open letter regarding weapons shown in cinema.

Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal on Tribeca’s Return to Normal, Landing Taylor Swift and J.Lo Premieres

For the first time in two years, Tribeca Festival is going back indoors. After canceling the 2020 edition and staying mostly outside in 2021, the annual gathering is…

Elle Fanning, Toni Collette Among Actresses Who Could Land Double Emmy Noms

Through the years, there have been countless creators, producers, directors and actors who have gone without an Emmy Award. And then there are those lucky enough to earn…

Funny Or Die’s Henry Muñoz III on Harnessing Humor’s Power to Connect, Inspire and Motivate

Henry Muñoz III is the first to admit that he was a surprise bidder for Funny or Die when the digital comedy brand was put up for sale…

Music Supervisor for ‘Winning Time’: Finding the Right Songs to Soundtrack the HBO Series Was No Layup

Choosing the tunes for HBO’s “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” became a treasure hunt for hidden gems for music supervisor Gabe Hilfer. Set in the…

Taylor Swift to Talk ‘All too Well’ Filmmaking Process at Tribeca Festival Screening

Taylor Swift is bringing her short film “All Too Well” to the 2022 Tribeca Festival. Swift will make a rare appearance to host a special screening of “All…

Costume Designers Fight for Pay Equity by Sharing Wage Discrepancies

Costume designers have ratcheted up their long-running battle for pay equity, using the awards season spotlight and a starry guild video released last month to amplify their message.…

‘Winning Time’: Author Jeff Pearlman Talks Series Backlash, Meeting Adam McKay and Who Should Play Phil Jackson

One week ago, NBA legend and Los Angeles Lakers icon Jerry West employed his legal representation to send a letter to HBO, Warner Bros. Discovery and Adam McKay…

HBO Fires Back After Jerry West Demands ‘Winning Time’ Retraction: ‘It’s Not a Documentary’

HBO is firing back against criticisms of its Lakers drama series “Winning Time.” The show has come under fire by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West, two Lakers veterans…