- Currently: Associate Editor at The Hollywood Reporter - Iranian-American journalist who loves to nerd out over pop culture.
The 'Birds of Prey' actress and Bay Area rapper discuss how the video can spotlight harmful effects of the skin whitening industry and emphasize why it's important to love one's identity, within and without.
Having worked across all four of Warners' and Legendary's films, Borenstein details his approach to creating relatable and fresh tales for the pop culture titans while paying tribute to their historic legacies.
Stars and power players open up about how COVID-19 impacted their lives over the past 12 months.
Within the first few scenes of Raya and the Last Dragon, it’s clear a grand adventure is about to take place, made all the more mesmerizing thanks to lush and vibrant tributes to Southeast Asia.
The Hollywood Reporter spoke with cast and crew to discuss the journey to make The Night while following strict guidelines imposed by Iran and hopes for how the universal yet haunting message will be received by all audiences.
Viola Davis, Lilly Singh, Gabrielle Union and more share their praise for the vice president-elect and what hopes her position will offer to young women of color.
If a pandemic didn't have most of the world on pause, 'Never Have I Ever' star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan would be celebrating the second season pickup of her Netflix comedy.
Brothers Darius and Abraham Marder share how real-life hardships breathed life into Riz Ahmed's Ruben, Olivia Cooke's Lou and Paul Raci's Joe: "It was always important that this story is universal. … It's really about something that is pervasively human."
'The Hunt for Red October' star reflects on working with the late Connery: "I learned a lot from watching him about being real in front of the camera."
From 'Superbad' to 'Princess Bride': Virtual Reunions Bring Beloved Casts Together to Amplify Election Voices
During a year unlike any other, Cary Elwes, Henry Winkler and more have found that virtual reunions are an innovative and nostalgic route to raise money.
From drowning in debt to lines out the door, local outlets have readjusted the way they do business nine months after the COVID-19 outbreak hit the U.S.
Writer-director Tara Miele opens up on the existential drama that follows a couple as they navigate the afterlife of their relationship, inspired by true events in her own life that gifted reflection and gratitude.
Black Publicists Talk Battling Restrictions, Championing Inclusivity in Hollywood: "We Can Tell a Variety of Stories"
BIPOC publicists, who struggle with being limited to Black projects — often as the only people of color in the room — are working to break down barriers: "A lot of folks like to put us in boxes."
Despite having more than 25 years of publicity and marketing experience, BazanPR founder Jackie Bazan still finds it challenging to encounter people in the entertainment industry who "understand that the color of my skin does not define my capability in this space."
Mahershala Ali on Finding New Opportunities to "Grow and Be Challenged" With 'Ramy' and 'We Are the Dream'
Nominated for his supporting work on 'Ramy' and as an EP of the doc 'We Are the Dream,' Ali shares how acting continues to transform: "What we recognize as good work is shifting."