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Rebecca Ford

Rebecca Ford is a senior HWD correspondent for Vanity Fair, covering awards season’s Emmy and Oscar contenders. She previously worked at The Hollywood Reporter as the senior awards editor and a film reporter. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and two cats.

Little Gold Men

Abbott Elementary’s Success Is Just the Beginning for Quinta Brunson

On this week’s Little Gold Men, the creator and star of ABC’s hit comedy reflects on the show’s seven Emmy nominations and what comes next in season two.
Awards Insider!

The Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2022 Emmy Nominations

A terrible day for Yellowstone and This Is Us, but a wonderful day for…Inventing Anna? We break it all down.
Making a Scene

The “Layered Absurdity” of Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Wonder Wheel Scene

Midge reveals her failed comedy tour to her family on the iconic Coney Island ride, a scene that required meticulous attention to detail, a lot of yelling, and “a bit of Maisel stardust.”
Awards Insider!

Michael J. Fox, Peter Weir, Euzhan Palcy, and Diane Warren Will Get Honorary Oscars

The four artists will receive their statuettes at the Governors Awards in November.

Danny Strong and His “Adopted Aunt,” Amy Sherman-Palladino, Have Hope for the Future of TV

The Dopesick and Marvelous Mrs. Maisel creators chime in on the industry’s quickly shifting sands: “It hurts great television when you start dumping shitty movies on streamers.”

What Michael Che and Sam Richardson Learned From Their Worst Jobs

The Afterparty and SNL stars and comedy veterans reunite for a conversation about putting themselves into their comedy, how the industry has changed in the last decade, and what makes Charles Barkley the nicest man in the world.
Making a Scene

How The Flight Attendant Pulled Off Cassie vs. Cassie

Kaley Cuoco’s scenes opposite other versions of her character required a deep attention to detail and “Herculean sprints” across the set to change between shoots.
Awards Insider!

Pachinko Star Minha Kim Finds Her Voice

The Korean actor went from timid child to breakout talent with her vulnerable role at the center of Apple TV+’s epic drama TV series.
Character Building

Becoming Wayne Jenkins: Jon Bernthal’s Deep Dive Into We Own This City’s Corrupt Cop

For We Own This City, the actor went on nightly ride-alongs and spoke at length with the imprisoned Baltimore cop: “He was always kind of after something with me.”

First Look: Harry Styles Plays a Closeted Cop in My Policeman 

An exclusive peek at Amazon’s sweeping romantic drama, which features gripping performances from Styles, Emma Corrin, and David Dawson.
Little Gold Men

After a Whirlwind Couple of Years, Andrew Garfield Is Looking at the Big Picture

The Under the Banner of Heaven star pauses to reflect on his recent work—from Tick, Tick…Boom! to, yes, his supersecret Spider-Man cameo.
From the Magazine

Vanessa Bayer, Amy Schumer, and the Rise of the Traum-Coms

For these actors and creators, tragedy + time = wistful, occasionally heartbreaking comedy.
Awards Insider!

Dopesick’s Kaitlyn Dever Wants Projects With Purpose

The actor says of her recent work on Hulu’s miniseries and Netflix’s Unbelievable, “The story means so much more than me.”
Cannes 2022

David Cronenberg Had to Convince Viggo Mortensen to Star in Crimes of the Future

The pair, who’ve worked together on four films now, reflect on blood, guts and exploring a world without pain.
Awards Insider!

Austin Butler Captures the Lions Share of Oscar Buzz at Cannes

Despite a wide range of excellent international films to discuss, the awards season potential at this year’s festival seems limited— for now, at least.
Cannes 2022

Riley Keough and Gina Gammell Had to Fight Every Step of the Way for War Pony

At times, the pair were told their directorial debut, set on the Pine Ridge Reservation, wasn’t relatable or sad enough—or even that it needed a white protagonist.
Cannes 2022

Paul Mescal Just Wants to Be an Indie Darling

The Normal People breakout is on the ground in Cannes with a pair of projects in which he plays two very different, unknowable “troubled men.”
From the Magazine

Natasha Lyonne and Jennifer Coolidge Reunite Two Decades After American Pie

Years later, the Russian Doll and White Lotus actors are turning in peak performances.
Cannes 2022

Woody Harrelson on Working Through the Pandemic, Even Though He Thinks Masks Are “Absurd”

In Cannes for the premiere of Triangle of Sadness, the three-time Oscar nominee digs in on his connections to his Marxist character and how to function as an anarchist in Hollywood.
Cannes 2022

Revisiting Joanne Woodward’s Oscar Win, in a Homemade Dress

Docuseries The Last Movie Stars, which debuted two episodes in Cannes, chronicles the half-century romance between Woodward and Paul Newman.