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Toronto Awards Analysis: ‘American Fiction’ Oscar Contender Status Cemented by Audience…

THR's awards expert explains why Sunday's win is a BFD for the Amazon/MGM satire about American racial dynamics.

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Toronto Awards Analysis: ‘American Fiction’ Oscar Contender Status Cemented by Audience Award

Anyone who was inside Toronto’s Royal Alexandra Theatre on Friday, Sept. 8, for the world premiere of American Fiction — an Amazon/MGM film that came into the festival with virtually no profile — could feel it: Cord Jefferson’s satire about American racial dynamics was clicking on all levels. Audience members were howling with laughter, choking back […]

Film Academy’s Governors Awards Pushed From November to January Due to Strikes

The Academy’s 14th Governors Awards, at which Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks and Carol Littleton are set to receive honorary Oscars and Michelle Satter the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, has been pushed from its previously announced date of Nov. 18, 2023, to Jan. 9, 2024, in the hope that the ongoing actors and writers strikes will […]

Feinberg Forecast: Updated Emmys Projections for First Week of August

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by The Hollywood Reporter’s executive editor of awards coverage Scott Feinberg, reflects his best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these standings by drawing upon consultations with voters and strategists, analysis of marketing and campaigns, results […]

Oscars: Taylor Swift, David Zaslav, Keke Palmer and Ke Huy Quan Among 398 Invited to Join Film Academy

Singer-songwriters Taylor Swift and David Byrne, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav, Netflix chief content officer Bela Bajaria, Everything Everywhere All at Once filmmakers Daniels (Kwan and Scheinert), Nobel Prize-winning writer Kazuo Ishiguro, former SXSW chief Janet Pierson, WME co-chairs Christian Muirhead and Richard Weitz, and actors including Selma Blair, Austin Butler, Bill Hader, Paul […]

Oscars: Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks and Carol Littleton Tapped for Honorary Awards, Michelle Satter for Hersholt

Actress Angela Bassett, writer-director-actor-songwriter Mel Brooks and film editor Carol Littleton have been tapped to receive honorary Oscars, while former Sundance Institute chief Michelle Satter will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2023 Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday. The 14th annual honors will be presented at […]

Feinberg Forecast: Emmys Standings With One Week Until Nominations Voting

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg, reflects his best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these standings by drawing upon consultations with voters and strategists, analysis of marketing and campaigns, results of awards that […]

Feinberg Forecast: Emmys Projections With Two Weeks Until Nomination Voting

PLEASE NOTE: This forecast, assembled by The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg, reflects his best attempt to predict the behavior of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, not his personal preferences. He arrives at these standings by drawing upon consultations with voters and strategists, analysis of marketing and campaigns, results of awards that […]

Tony Awards Hang in Balance as Organizers Petition Striking Writers Guild for Waiver to Televise Show, Consider Alternate Courses of Action

The 76th Tony Awards are scheduled to celebrate the best work of the 2022-23 Broadway season on June 11 —?but, The Hollywood Reporter has learned, a number of decisions over the next few days will determine if the ongoing writers strike will force the ceremony, which is supposed to air on CBS and stream on […]

Shari Redstone Tapped for Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award (Exclusive)

Shari Redstone, the chair of Paramount Global and president and CEO of National Amusements, will be honored at the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance’s National Tribute Dinner — an annual gathering of many of the most powerful and influential people in Hollywood — with the organizations’ highest honor, the Humanitarian Award, The Hollywood Reporter has learned […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast —?Natasha Lyonne (‘Poker Face’)

Natasha Lyonne, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a self-described “oddball” who has been in the business for more than 30 years, experiencing many personal and professional ups and downs along the way, but emerging a respected actress, writer, director and producer with four Emmy nominations to her […]

Oscars Producers Talk Jimmy Kimmel, Will Smith, Absent A-Listers and Next Year’s Show (Exclusive)

On Monday morning, Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner, the veteran live TV and awards show specialists who served as executive producers of Sunday night’s 2023 Oscars telecast, spoke exclusively with The Hollywood Reporter about the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted show —?how they feel it went; how they hope people interpret its forthcoming ratings; what they made of […]

Oscars Analysis: Why ‘Everything Everywhere’ — and the Academy?— Won

Go figure: The ugliest Oscars ceremony ever was followed a year later by perhaps the warmest celebration ever. The 95th edition —?which was held Sunday night, at a perilous moment for the motion picture industry and the Academy, the latter now under the new management team of CEO Bill Kramer and President Janet Yang — […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] —?Martin McDonagh (‘The Banshees of Inisherin’)

Martin McDonagh, the British-Irish Tony-nominated playwright and Oscar-nominated filmmaker who often sets his work in Ireland, is the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of an audience at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February. The 52-year-old was being honored by the fest as one […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Ke Huy Quan (‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’)

Ke Huy Quan, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of students at Chapman University, is a fantastic actor whose journey from 1980s child stardom, in films like 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and 1985’s The Goonies, to a best supporting actor Oscar […]

Oscars: Rihanna Will Perform on Telecast

What a month: hot on the heels of her Feb. 12 Super Bowl halftime performance, pop superstar Rihanna will perform on the 2023 Oscars telecast on March 12, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday. The Barbadian singer-songwriter, who is the second-best-selling female music artist of all time, will presumably perform “Lift […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast —?Angela Bassett (‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’)

Angela Bassett, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is widely regarded as one of the greatest actresses of her generation. She was nominated 29 years ago for the best actress Oscar for her portrayal of Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do with It, making her the only […]