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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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Stephen Colbert Aspires to Return to Acting at Some Point, Cites Dream Role in ‘A Man for All Seasons’

Stephen Colbert closed out Los Angeles’ annual PaleyFest TV festival Sunday afternoon, as he sat down for a conversation with comedian Ben Schwartz about his career and time at The Late Show desk. During the wide-ranging chat inside the Dolby Theatre — which ranged from Colbert’s start in Chicago’s improv scene to his stint as […]

Events of the Week: ‘Challengers,’ ‘Abigail’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Challengers, Abigail, Under the Bridge and Coachella. PaleyFest The annual TV festival kicked off on April 12 and runs through the 21st, with events for The Morning Show, Loki, Young Sheldon, Avatar: The Last Airbender, […]

Larry David Hates When People Call ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Cringe Comedy: “I Want to Wring Their Necks”

Less than two weeks after Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode, the cast reunited for a special event at PaleyFest on Thursday, where Larry David spoke publicly about the series finale for the first time. In a panel conversation moderated by Judd Apatow at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, David told the crowd that “there was […]

Zendaya Got Advice From Timothée Chalamet Before Working With Luca Guadagnino on ‘Challengers’

Before teaming up with director Luca Guadagnino on Challengers, Zendaya sought advice from Dune co-star Timothée Chalamet, who starred in Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name in 2017. “He said wonderful things,” Zendaya told The Hollywood Reporter at the Los Angeles premiere of Challengers on Tuesday. “Luca is brilliant and I’ve wanted to work with […]

Lily Gladstone and Riley Keough DM’d About Indigenous Issues for Years Before ‘Under the Bridge’

The star-studded casting of Lily Gladstone and Riley Keough in Hulu’s Under the Bridge, as it turns out, all started in the DMs. The series, which counts Keough as an executive producer, is based on the true story of Reena Virk, a 14-year-old girl who was beaten and murdered by a group of teenagers in […]

2024 Writers Guild Awards: ‘The Holdovers,’ ‘American Fiction,’ ‘Succession’ Among Winners

The Holdovers, American Fiction and Succession were among the winners at the 2024 Writers Guild Awards, which were handed out Sunday night in simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. Best adapted screenplay was presented to American Fiction, the winner for the best adapted screenplay Oscar, while The Holdovers won the award for best […]

Reese Witherspoon Questions if Careers Like Hers and Jennifer Aniston’s Are “Possible Ever Again” With Streaming

While taking part in a PaleyFest conversation on Friday night about the most recent season of The Morning Show, Reese Witherspoon got honest about the current state of Hollywood and concerns she has about the future. Asked by moderator Kara Swisher about this particular time in tech and media, roughly six months after the end […]

Events of the Week: ‘The Sympathizer,’ ‘Fallout’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for The Sympathizer, Fallout and Quiet on Set. Rebel Moon – Part Two: The Scargiver screening On April 5, Netflix hosted a fan screening in New York to celebrate the upcoming release of Rebel Moon – […]

Why Robert Downey Jr. Plays Four Characters in ‘The Sympathizer’

Fresh off of his Oppenheimer Oscar win, Robert Downey Jr. is playing not just one new character but four in upcoming HBO series The Sympathizer. The series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Viet Thanh Nguyen, which is set at the end of the Vietnam war and follows an […]

Events of the Week: ‘Ripley,’ ‘Civil War’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Ripley, Civil War and Monkey Man. STEVE! (Martin) A Documentary in 2 Pieces premiere Steve Martin was joined by Selena Gomez, Jimmy Fallon, Diane Sawyer, Richard Kind and Finn Wittrock at the New York premiere […]

Dev Patel Was a “Reluctant Director” for Debut Film ‘Monkey Man’ But Now “Would Love To Do It Again”

Dev Patel makes his feature directorial debut with Monkey Man and is hoping his first film behind the camera won’t be his last. Patel wrote, directed, produced and stars in the Universal action-thriller, which follows a young man who sets out on a journey to hunt down a group of corrupt leaders responsible for his […]

Andrew Scott on His Selective Approach to Playing Darker Roles Like ‘Ripley’: “Don’t Want to Do It Too Much”

Andrew Scott continues to add to his wide-ranging acting résumé with Ripley, taking on famed con man Tom Ripley as he is hired to live a life of deceit, fraud and murder. After playing a Bond villain in 2015’s Spectre, Scott shared that playing such an evil role was “not a territory that I feel […]