For the First Time, the Daytime Emmy® Nominated Series Will Present the Finale Episode – Actors and Actresses Roundtable – in Front of a Live Audience
NEW YORK – January 03, 2018 – SundanceTV’s original non-fiction series “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” produced in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter, returns for the second half of its third season on Sunday, January 21st at 10am ET. The season presents seven original episodes – roundtable discussions with directors, actors, actresses, producers, writers, and cinematographers, plus a roundtable with both actors and actresses, filmed in front of a live audience. A full schedule of the season is below.
The new season, with Matthew Belloni, Stephen Galloway and Carolyn Giardina each moderating different roundtable discussions, will include passionate and honest conversations with A-list talent from the year’s most acclaimed films. Guests include Academy Award® and Golden Globe® winners and nominees Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, James Franco, Armie Hammer, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone as well as other industry notables such as Judd Apatow, Guillermo del Toro, Diane Kruger, Jordan Peele, Margot Robbie, Seth Rogen, Aaron Sorkin and more.
Nominated for a Daytime Emmy® in 2017, “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter” represents a continued commitment by SundanceTV to innovative, informative unscripted programming that sheds light on the world of filmed storytelling and popular culture.
The series is executive produced by Matthew Belloni, Stephen Galloway, Jennifer Laski and Lacey Rose from The Hollywood Reporter, Paul Haddad from SundanceTV and produced by Stephanie Fischette from The Hollywood Reporter.
Full schedule of “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter”:
DIRECTORS – January 21st at 10am ET
Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water
Angelina Jolie – First They Killed My Father
Patty Jenkins – Wonder Woman
Joe Wright – The Darkest Hour
Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird
Denis Villeneuve – Blade Runner 2049
ACTORS – January 28th at 10am ET
James Franco – The Disaster Artist
Tom Hanks – The Post
Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour
Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project
John Boyega – Detroit
Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
ACTRESSES – February 4th at 10am ET
Mary J. Blige – Mudbound
Emma Stone – Battle of the Sexes
Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
Jennifer Lawrence – Mother!
Jessica Chastain – Molly’s Game
PRODUCERS – February 11th at 10am ET
Judd Apatow – The Big Sick
Ridley Scott – Blade Runner 2049 / All the Money in the World
Amy Pascal – The Post / Molly’s Game
Eric Fellner – Darkest Hour
Seth Rogen – The Disaster Artist
Jason Blum – Get Out
WRITERS – February 18th at 10am ET
Aaron Sorkin–Molly’s Game
Darren Aronofsky – Mother!
Faith Akin – In the Fade
Jordan Peele – Get Out
Anthony McCarten – The Darkest Hour
Emily Gordon – The Big Sick
CINEMATOGRAPHERS – February 25th at 10am ET
Roger Deakins –Blade Runner 2049
Hoyte Van Hoytema – Dunkirk
Janusz Kaminski – The Post
Rachel Morrison – Mudbound
Dan Lausten – The Shape of Water
Robert Elswit – Suburbicon & Roman Israel Esq.
ACTORS/ACTRESSES (Filmed in front of a live studio audience) – March 4th at 10am ET
Bryan Cranston – Last Flag Flying
Armie Hammer – Call Me by Your Name
Diane Kruger – In the Fade
Robert Pattinson – Good Time
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Octavia Spencer – The Shape of Water
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