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Kirsten Chuba

Events Editor

Kirsten Chuba oversees THR's events coverage, frequently covering red carpets, panels and awards shows as well as writing feature stories and interviews for print and online. She is based in Los Angeles, where she also grew up, and joined THR as a staffer in 2018 after starting as an intern.

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Events of the Week: ‘Poor Things,’ ‘The Color Purple’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Poor Things, The Color Purple and American Fiction. Leave the World Behind premiere Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali, Ethan Hawke, Myha’la, Kevin Bacon, Farrah Mackenzie, Charlie Evans and writer-director Sam Esmail walked the carpet at the […]

“Isn’t It Just Time for Women to Run the Planet?”: Adele, Kerry Washington Honored, Will Ferrell Fetes Power 100 List at THR’s WIE Event

The Hollywood Reporter‘s Women in Entertainment event, presented by Lifetime, returned on Thursday for its annual celebration of Hollywood’s leading ladies. This year, the star-studded event — which coincided with the publication of THR’s annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 — honored Adele with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, highlighting a woman who is a pioneer in her field. Kerry Washington was also recognized […]

‘The Color Purple’ Star Corey Hawkins on Advice From Oprah and Reuniting with Juilliard Classmate Danielle Brooks: “I’m So Happy to See Her Shine”

Corey Hawkins and Danielle Brooks may both be currently starring in the musical adaptation of The Color Purple, but the two have a long history, having been classmates at Juilliard over a decade ago. The duo were part of the same 18-person class and have maintained a friendship since, with Hawkins telling The Hollywood Reporter […]

‘Fleishman Is in Trouble,’ ‘Mrs. Davis’ Among 2023 Sentinel Awards Winners, as Norman Lear’s Wife Lyn Pays Tribute to the Icon

Hollywood, Health and Society at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center toasted its 2023 Sentinel Awards winners on Wednesday at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, where Lear’s life took center stage after his passing was announced earlier in the day at the age of 101. Lear’s wife Lyn sent a statement to be […]

Jennifer Lopez Jokes She Doesn’t Have an Oscar or Grammy But Has Five Icon Awards: “Thank You For Seeing Me”

Elle held its annual Women in Hollywood event on Tuesday, this year celebrating America Ferrera, Danielle Brooks, Eva Longoria, Fantasia Barrino Taylor, Greta Lee, Jennifer Lopez, Jodie Foster, Lily Gladstone and Taraji P. Henson for their creative and cultural contributions. Lopez, who was presented her honor by NBCUniversal Studio Group chairman and chief content officer […]

Academy Museum Gala Honoring Oprah, Meryl Streep Raises Over $10M at Third Annual Event

The Academy Museum Gala returned for its third year on Sunday night, honoring Meryl Streep, Michael B. Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and Sofia Coppola among an A-list group of guests. The Los Angeles event — which was originally scheduled for Oct. 14 but was delayed until December following Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel — serves […]

Events of the Week: ‘Candy Cane Lane,’ ‘Origin’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Candy Cane Lane, Origin, WIF Honors and Family Switch. Renaissance premiere Beyoncé brought her Renaissance concert film to the big screen on Saturday night with its Los Angeles premiere, attended by a starry list of […]

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, Greta Lee Celebrated at WIF Honors Event

Women in Film returned for its annual WIF Honors on Thursday night, once again recognizing the women working on the frontlines to change the entertainment industry for the better. The event, held at The Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles, kicked off with the presentation of the Jane Fonda Humanitarian Award, selected and presented by […]

Wyatt Russell Teases ‘Thunderbolts’: “It’s Not a Straightforward Marvel Movie as You’ve Seen in the Past”

Wyatt and Kurt Russell sat down for a wide-ranging convo at 92NY on Wednesday, where the father and son duo dove into their collaboration on the Apple TV+ series Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. First, though, Wyatt broke a little news when moderator Josh Horowitz asked about his role in the upcoming Marvel movie Thunderbolts, which the […]

2023 Gotham Awards: ‘Past Lives’ Wins Best Feature

Past Lives took the top prize at the 2023 Gotham Awards on Monday night, with the film that went into the night up for three awards winning best feature. Fellow three-time and best feature nominee A Thousand and One picked up the breakthrough director award, in the all-female category, as helmer A.V. Rockwell gave an […]

Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Premiere: Superstar Debuts Concert Film in Los Angeles With Support of Family, Destiny’s Child

Beyoncé brought Renaissance to the big screen on Saturday night, premiering her new concert film at a star-studded event in Beverly Hills. The premiere, which took place at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater and included a dress code of “cozy opulence,” featured a chrome carpet followed by a screening […]

Events of the Week: ‘Leo,’ Dior’s Carousel of Dreams at Saks and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Leo, Dior’s Carousel of Dreams at Saks and a number of starry FYC screenings. The Holdovers special screening Focus Features hosted a special screening of The Holdovers in L.A. on Friday, followed by a Q&A moderated […]