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Abbey White

Associate Editor & News Writer

Abbey White is an associate editor and news writer for The Hollywood Reporter’s digital team, where they also report, edit and web produce features spanning film, TV, awards, theater, animation, children's & family, inclusion and more. A Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY alum, they’ve been recognized as a 2022 Curve Emerging Journalist, ASME Awards finalist, National A&E Journalism Awards winner and GLAAD Media Award nominee, among other honors.

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Hollywood Reacts to Tentative WGA, AMPTP Deal: “We Did It!”

Striking writers and other members of Hollywood are calling the tentative deal reached by the Writers Guild and the AMPTP on Sunday a “victory.” The deal was announced Sunday, which was 146 days after the writers strike began on May 2 and following five back-to-back days of negotiations that ran through the weekend. In its […]

Robert De Niro Is Not Reprising ‘Taxi Driver’ Role for Uber U.K. Ad Campaign, Rep Says

Robert De Niro will be doing an Uber U.K. ad campaign, but it will not be tied to his memorable Taxi Driver role. Reports earlier this week in U.K. tabloid The Sun suggested that the Oscar-winning actor would be bringing one of his most memorable roles, Travis Bickle, to the commercial space. The ads were […]

Kerry Washington Reveals ‘Finding Your Roots’ Led to Discovery She Was Conceived Through a Sperm Donor

Kerry Washington says her feelings of “not quite belonging” in her family that she’s had since childhood were a result of a long-hidden secret that she was conceived using a sperm donor. The actress opened up about the revelation in new interviews with The New York Times and People, tied to the release of her […]

Robert Rodriguez Says Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara Weren’t in ‘Spy Kids: Armageddon’ Because “It’d Been So Long” Since Last Film

Robert Rodriguez isn’t against bringing original Spy Kids stars Alexa PenaVega and Daryl Sabara back for another film. But the director says the time between the latest installment, Armageddon, and 2011’s Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World, meant that it was “important to just start the franchise fresh.” The filmmaker spoke about […]

‘Young Love’ Creator Matthew A. Cherry on Bringing a Black, Millennial Family From the Midwest to Animation

With Young Love, the TV spin-off of the Oscar-winning short and beloved book, Max enters a new area of the animated family sitcom. The concept for the show is something creator Matthew A. Cherry tells The Hollywood Reporter was knocking around as a possibility all the way back to the book’s Kickstarter days. “When we […]

‘Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin’ Season 2 Canceled by Peacock Amid Strikes

Peacock has reversed course and canceled the second season of its Pitch Perfect TV spinoff Bumper in Berlin, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The renewal was first announced back in January, after the show’s first six-episode season debuted Nov. 23, 2022. At the time of the renewal, NBCU said?Bumper in Berlin?was the streamer’s top comedy […]

Russell Brand Accused of Exposing Himself Then Joking About Sexual Harassment on Radio Show

Russell Brand is facing a new sexual misconduct allegation, this time for exposing himself to a woman who worked in the same Los Angeles building as the comedian. The alleged incident took place in 2008 according to BBC News, who was first to report and changed the alleged victim’s name to protect her identity. Brand’s […]

‘Fair Play’ Composer on Capturing the “Ticking Time Bomb” Behind the Film’s Central Relationship With Track “One Crest”

In Chloe Domont’s upcoming erotic thriller Fair Play, the relationship between two competitive stock traders — Phoebe Dynevor’s Emily and Alden Ehrenreich’s Luke — goes from fairy tale-esque to a ticking time bomb. It’s a rather fitting dynamic for the soon-to-be-wed couple who both work at the same company in an industry driven by the thrum and […]

Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal Go on an Intimate Journey of Love Through Time in ‘All of Us Strangers’ Trailer

Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal navigate the past and present of love in the trailer for All of Us Strangers. In the film, helmed by Andrew Haigh, Scott stars as Adam, a man in contemporary London who has a chance encounter with a mysterious neighbor, Mescal’s Harry, one night near his tower block. As the […]

Angelica Ross Says Emma Roberts Apologized for Transphobic Comment on the Set of ‘American Horror Story: 1984’

Emma Roberts has apologized for a transphobic comment she made to Angelica Ross, who accused her former American Horror Story: 1984 co-star of intentionally misgendering her while filming the season. Less than a day after Ross posted an Instagram Live alleging Roberts implied she was a man while the duo was in between takes on […]

Montclair Film Festival Sets ‘Dream Scenario’ and ‘Eileen’ as Opening and Closing Night Films (Exclusive)

The lineup for Montclair Film’s 2023 festival is set to feature screenings of Dream Scenario, Eileen and Stamped From the Beginning, as well as discussions with director Todd Haynes and award-winning musician Jon Batiste. The 12th annual edition of the New Jersey-based event will kick off with an opening night screening and Q&A for Kristoffer […]

New York Convenes First Industry Council to Address Challenges Facing Live Performances

New York has launched a new council aimed at addressing challenges to the city’s live entertainment industry. On Monday, Mayor Eric Adams convened the inaugural meeting of the first-ever Live Performance Industry Council, which features a mix of leaders representing the theater, music and dance industries from the city’s arenas, cultural institutions, unions, nonprofit sector […]