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Racially Charged ‘Detroit’ Is Story That Needed Telling, Bigelow Says

Racially Charged ‘Detroit’ Is Story That Needed Telling, Bigelow Says

“Am I the perfect person to tell this story? Absolutely not. But it’s a really important story that needs to be told, and that was my overriding motivator,” said director Kathryn Bigelow.

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Harry Potter Spinoff Helps Time Warner Top Estimates

"Fantastic Beasts" grossed more than $800 million globally as of Feb. 5, according to tracking firm Box Office Mojo.

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Hollywood — Not a Man? Not White? Don’t Bother.

A new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative confirms that inequality is still alive and well in Hollywood.

Glass ceiling for women in Hollywood is even worse than we thought.

Glass Ceiling Is Even Worse for Women on Big Screen

Hollywood certainly doesn’t help the perception of women in the workplace, as a new analysis of movie roles points out.

As Hollywood increases its diversity, cartoons are already reaping the benefits.

The Part of Hollywood That Gets It

As the motion-picture industry finally begins to recognize the power of diverse casts, there’s one corner of the Hollywood market that has already embraced our nation’s cultural diversity—and it’s reaping the benefits in a big way.

Zoe Saldana: Too Light-Skinned to Play Nina Simone?

Light-skinned actress Zoe Saldana has been cast as Nina Simone and there are people who are offended about this choice.

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Why All the Racist Comments on Black Actors in ‘The Hunger Games’?

Some social-media users are buzzing that “The Hunger Games” has too many Black actors, and many of the comments are downright racist. Should consumer-facing companies, like producer Lions Gate, try to reflect the nation’s demographics?