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TheGrill Special Event With Kevin Smith: AMC and SundanceTV President Charlie Collier Joins

20 July 2017 10:55 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

For Immediate Release: Thursday July 20, 2017 – Los Angeles – This year, TheWrap is launching TheGrill in a big way. TheWrap is partnering with AMC Networks for an evening of cocktails and hard-hitting conversation with President and General Manager of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios, Charlie Collier and special appearance by Comedian and Director Kevin Smith. The evening will kick off with a cocktail and networking reception at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel on Tuesday July 25th, 2017 at 6pm, followed by a keynote conversation moderated by Founder & Editor-in-Chief, TheWrap, Sharon Waxman. The event will be streamed live on »

- Kathy Selim

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First Amendment Under Attack? TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman Weighs in With Panel of Experts (Video)

10 July 2017 11:24 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

A panel of lawyers said the case between Hulk Hogan and Gawker was a debate between First Amendment rights and privacy rights, but TheWrap’s Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman disagreed. “In a society where we have the rich getting richer and the media fragmented and difficult to sustain as it is, this is the kind of thing that could happen all the time,” Waxman said in a panel discussion Thursday. “It doesn’t sound like speech. It sounds like something rich people get to do.” Waxman spoke on TheWrap’s panel “The First Amendment in The Age of Trump” following a screening of the new. »

- Brian Welk

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Director Laura Poitras on Death Threats: ‘Some Things Are Possible Only Because You Take Risks’ (Video)

29 June 2017 1:47 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Oscar-winning documentarian Laura Poitras acknowledged that she has sometimes taken her life into her hands to make films like “Citizenfour” and the new Julian Assange profile “Risks.” “There have been many times I have been afraid for my life,” Poitras told TheWrap founder and CEO Sharon Waxman at Thursday’s Power Women Breakfast New York. “But some things are possible only because you take risks.” Poitras said that many people warned her not to meet Edward Snowden for her movie “Citizenfour,” but she “couldn’t live” without doing it. Also Read: The Scene With Cynthia Nixon, Lisa Bloom at TheWrap's »

- Brian Flood

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Cynthia Nixon on Why Her Broadway Revival Is ‘Unbelievably Trumpian’ (Exclusive Video)

29 June 2017 12:31 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Cynthia Nixon said her Tony-winning role in Broadway’s “The Little Foxes” represents the era of President Donald Trump because it offers a “very brutal examination of American capitalism” — despite the fact that Lillian Hellman wrote it back in 1939. “It’s a classic America play… it’s unbelievably Trumpian in just every way,” Nixon told TheWrap CEO and founder Sharon Waxman at the site’s Power Women Breakfast in New York on Thursday. Nixon, the Emmy-winning “Sex and the City Star,” earned her second Tony Award earlier this month for her role in a play that she called “gorgeous” and an indictment of “greed, »

- Brian Flood

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Miranda’s In! Cynthia Nixon Says She’s Open to 3rd ‘Sex and the City’ Movie

29 June 2017 9:53 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Actress Cynthia Nixon said “of course” she would do a third “Sex and the City” movie. Speaking Thursday at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in New York, the actress told TheWrap founder and CEO Sharon Waxman that she’d be eager to reprise her Emmy-winning role as Miranda Hobbes. “It holds up. It really holds up,” Nixon said as Waxman joked that “Sex and the City” is probably on TV somewhere at this very moment. Nixon starred with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis in the Manhattan-set comedy “Sex and the City,” which ran on HBO from 1998 to 2004 before spawning two feature. »

- Brian Flood

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Watch Beautycon CEO Moj Mahdara Speak at Power Women Breakfast on Facebook Live (Video)

29 June 2017 6:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Beautycon Media CEO Moj Mahdara is a featured speaker at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast New York on Thursday that is now underway. Mahdara is joined by Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Nixon and Ibtihaj Muhammad, the U.S. sabre fencer who became the first Muslim American to compete at the Olympics while wearing a hijab. The event also includes panel featuring attorney Lisa Bloom, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James and Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras. The June 29 breakfast is hosted by TheWrap founder Sharon Waxman, film and TV producer Laura Wagner and Shelley Zalis, CEO of the Female Quotient. »

- Thom Geier

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TheWrap Wins Entertainment Photo of the Year at Los Angeles Press Club Journalism Awards

25 June 2017 9:53 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap won Best Entertainment Photo of the year and placed in four other categories Sunday at the L.A. Press Club’s 59th Annual SoCal Journalism Awards. TheWrap’s Ada Guerin won Best Entertainment Photo for a picture of jazz dancer Travis Wall and placed second in Best Portrait for her photos of Iggy Pop, sharing the wins with Emma McIntyre and Elisabeth Caren, respectively.   TheWrap’s founder and editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman and senior film reporter Matt Donnelly scored second place in the entertainment news online category for their March 2016 report on the leadership vacuum faced by Sony. Also Read: Sony Entertainment 'Leadership Vacuum, »

- Tim Molloy

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‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi for President? ‘I Qualify in 2035’ (Exclusive)

25 May 2017 11:12 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi has ambitions that go way beyond television. How far beyond? Let’s just say the Harvard-bound 17-year-old knows off the top of her head what year she’ll qualify to run for U.S. president. At TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in San Francisco on Thursday, TheWrap Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman asked featured speaker Shahidi whether she would ever consider running for office after the actress delivered a powerful speech about identity issues in America. “Well, I qualify in 2035!” Shahidi said to cheers from the audience. Also Read: Watch 'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Speak at »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Watch ‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi Speak at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast on Facebook Live (Video)

25 May 2017 10:19 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in San Francisco is underway with featured guest speaker Yara Shahidi, who stars in ABC’s “Black-ish.” Shahidi joins professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings at the annual event. During the breakfast, there will also be a digital panel about “The Pace & Face of Change.” The May 24 breakfast is hosted by TheWrap CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman, at the Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco. Also Read: The Scene at TheWrap's 2017 Power Women Breakfast in Washington DC (Photos) The Power Women Breakfast series brings together influential women of entertainment, media, technology and brands. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Watch PopSugar Co-Founder Lisa Sugar and Other Digital Innovators Speak on Facebook Live (Video)

25 May 2017 9:44 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

PopSugar co-founder Lisa Sugar, New Form Digital Chief Creative Officer Kathleen Grace and digital marketing expert Kendra Bracken-Ferguson are among the digital innovators who will speak about the face and pace of change at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast on Thursday. In addition to this panel, “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi and professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings joined TheWrap at the May 24 breakfast, hosted by TheWrap CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman, at the Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco. Also Read: The Scene at TheWrap's 2017 Power Women Breakfast in Washington DC (Photos) The Power Women Breakfast series brings. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Watch Olympic Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings Speak at Power Women Breakfast on Facebook Live (Video)

25 May 2017 9:18 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings took the stage at TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast in San Francisco on Thursday. Walsh Jennings was joined by “Black-ish” star Yara Shahidi and a panel of digital innovators including PopSugar co-founder Lisa Sugar, New Form Digital Chief Creative Officer Kathleen Grace and digital marketing expert Kendra Bracken-Ferguson. The May 24th breakfast is hosted by TheWrap CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman, at the Dolby Laboratories in San Francisco. Also Read: Elisabeth Moss on Why She Became a Feminist: 'Our Generation Has Taken Our Rights for Granted' (Video) The Power Women Breakfast series brings. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Cannes American Pavilion 2017 Lineup: Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, Screen Talk Live and More

15 May 2017 3:25 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Known among with-it insiders as the Ampav, the American Pavilion has become a vital part of the Cannes Film Festival over the last 30-odd years. This year’s lineup was announced today, with such special guests as Spike Lee, Wim Wenders, John Cameron Mitchell, Christine Vachon and IndieWire’s own Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson.

Read More: Cannes: ‘Dogtooth’ Made Yorgos Lanthimos One of the Most Exciting Filmmakers in the World, and He’s Just Getting Started

Such anticipated films as “Brigsby Bear,” “How to Talk to Girls at Parties,” “Rodney King,” “Wonderstruck” and “Patticake$” will be discussed; Kohn and Thompson are set to record a live edition of the Screen Talk podcast. Avail yourself of the full lineup below and let the Ampav Fomo wash over you in waves.

Read More: IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 148) – Here’s What We Know (And What We Don’t Know »

- Michael Nordine

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Kathryn Hahn Hails the Female ‘Roar’ of Vulnerability in ‘I Love Dick’ (Video)

8 May 2017 3:23 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

After a long career, Kathryn Hahn is finally getting the dramatic showcase she deserves, playing the neurotic struggling artist Chris Kraus in Amazon’s “I Love Dick” – and finding her own vulnerability in the character’s “roar,” she said at TheWrap’s screening this weekend. “ just keeps flinging herself forward. That’s been the fun thing about this part, she really has no shame,” Hahn said of her character — an interpretation of the real-life author/filmmaker Chris Kraus — told TheWrap’s Sharon Waxman. An adaptation of the 1997 cult novel of the same name, “I Love Dick” hails from writer Sarah Gubbins and director Jill. »

- Reid Nakamura

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Watch SAG-aftra Prez Gabrielle Carteris Talk Public Arts Funding on Facebook Live (Video)

19 April 2017 6:20 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast series features a panel, “Public Funding for the Arts: The New Priorities,” featuring  SAG-aftra President Gabrielle Carteris, Robin Bronk, CEO of the Creative Coalition, and Romina Boccia, the Grover M. Hermann Research Fellow for budgetary affairs at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning. The breakfast will be hosted by TheWrap’s CEO and Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman and live streamed on TheWrap’s Facebook channel. Waxman will also moderate the discussion on public funding for the arts. This is the second year the series has come to the nation’s capital to »

- Brian Flood

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Watch Politico, ABC News, HuffPo Journalists Talk About Covering Trump on Facebook Live (Video)

19 April 2017 5:48 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap’s Power Women Breakfast series even in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday morning features a panel discussion on “Covering Trump: The Women on the Front Line.” Carrie Budoff Brown, the editor of Politico; Cecilia Vega, Senior White House Correspondent for ABC News and Christina Wilkie, White House reporter for The Huffington Post will partake in the conversation while Recode Executive Editor Kara Swisher moderates. The breakfast is hosted by TheWrap’s CEO and Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman and live streamed on TheWrap’s Facebook channel. This is the second year the series has come to the nation’s capital to »

- Brian Flood

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Paradigm’s Women Agents Discuss Their Starts, Gender Parity in Hollywood (Video)

14 March 2017 12:07 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Hollywood has a well documented problem representing female voices in writing, directing, producing and often acting — but there’s something to be said for how far women have come. A powerful set of talent reps from the Paradigm Agency, which predominantly handles filmmakers and musicians, appeared at the Be Conference in Austin, Texas, Monday to discuss their starts and what they’re doing to empower each other in modern show business. Paradigm agents Meghan Oliver (Content & Distribution Agent), Taylor Schultz  (College Department Head) and Valarie Phillips (Motion Picture & TV Literary head) appeared in conversation with TheWrap founder Sharon Waxman at. »

- Matt Donnelly

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Watch Soledad O’Brien Talk First Amendment in Trump Era on Facebook Live (Video)

13 March 2017 2:36 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Soledad O’Brien is in Austin, Texas to discuss the importance of the First Amendment in the Trump era at the 2017 Be Conference. The former MSNBC and CNN contributor, and host of the web series “Matter of Fact,” will sit in conversation with TheWrap’s CEO and Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman to discuss the matter, of increasing importance to our publication and many others. Watch the conversation live below. Also Read: Watch Kristen Bell Talk Entrepreneurship, Kick Off Be Conference (Exclusive Video) The Be is a special gathering of influential women in Media, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Technology. The two-day event offers networking, »

- Matt Donnelly

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The Scene at Be Conference 2017: Kristen Bell, Soledad O’Brien, Mentors and More (Photos)

13 March 2017 10:44 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Kristen Bell, star of “The Good Place,” discussed her early Hollywood days and not fitting the mold of geek or girlfriend parts. Kristen Bell’s social impact company This Bar Can Save Lives produces Gmo-free meal replacement bars, and donates food to battle child hunger for every bar purchased. Sharon Waxman and “Chasing Coral” producer Larissa Rhodes kicked off The Be Conference will a discussion about the Netflix documentary acquired at Sundance. »

- Matt Donnelly

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Watch Kristen Bell Talk Entrepreneurship, Kick Off Be Conference (Exclusive Video)

13 March 2017 7:25 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The 2017 Be Conference has kicked off in Austin, Texas — where actress and entrepreneur Kristen Bell will begin the gathering of influential women in conversation with TheWrap Founder and CEO Sharon Waxman. Watch below on Facebook Live. Bell will discuss her all-natural, non-gmo snack bar company This Bar Can Save Lives — which delivers a packet of life-saving food to a child in need for every bar purchased. Also Read: 'Chasing Coral' Producer Warns of Major Consequences as Reefs Approach Extinction (Video) Bell is a decorated stage and screen actress, currently starring the Mike Schur’s NBC comedy “The Good Place” with Ted Danson. »

- Matt Donnelly

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Nail Your 20s, Crush Your 30s: Industry Pros Share How to Break Into the Business (Video)

3 February 2017 1:41 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Tim Staples started his career in the back room, he told TheWrap CEO Sharon Waxman during a panel at the Breaking Into The Business Live series on Thursday night. The CEO of internet media company Shareability started out with dreams of being a writer and advertiser. And although he had talent, he and other creative types were placed in the back room of the office. He needed to get to the action. Sitting in front of a theater of other young, creative and aspiring professionals at Loyola Marymount University, Staples served up his secrets to moving up the ladder. “Having creative talent is great, »

- Brian Welk

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