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Mia Galuppo

Film Writer

Mia Galuppo is a Film Writer at The Hollywood Reporter, where she covers independent and studio filmmaking. Mia's work has also appeared in GQ, Vice, and California Sunday Magazine, among other publications. Mia is a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.

More from Mia Galuppo

Outfest Postpones Legacy Awards Amid Ongoing Financial Issues

Outfest — the long-running Los Angeles LGTBQ focused film festival — continues to face setbacks, announcing Thursday that it will be scaling back operations, issuing leaves for its staff and postponing the Legacy Awards, its gala fundraiser. According to a statement from the Board of Directors provided to The Hollywood Reporter, the changes come due […]

‘Black Barbie’ Doc Lands at Netflix, Shondaland

Black Barbie: A Documentary, which details Mattel’s introduction of a Black doll to its Barbie collection and the women that brought it to life, has landed at Netflix and Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland. Lagueria Davis directs the doc and produces alongside Aaliyah Williams. The logline for the project reads: “Black Barbie celebrates the momentous impact three […]

How the ‘Dicks’ Writer-Stars Got Nathan Lane, Megan Thee Stallion and an Animated Vagina Into A24’s First Musical

In Dicks: The Musical, there is a truly awe-inspiring moment a third of the way into its runtime. (It doesn’t really matter the exact timing because, when you are watching Dicks, time, like most other basic social principles, is irrelevant). Onscreen, the audience sees decorated and revered actor Nathan Lane taking deli ham from a […]

Michael Jackson Biopic Lands at Universal for International

Universal has taken the international rights to Michael Jackson’s biopic, Michael. Lionsgate is behind the project, which will be directed by Antoine Fuqua. Jackson‘s nephew Jaafar Jackson will play him in the film about the singer’s life. The Universal deal encompasses all international rights, excluding Japan. Graham King, a seasoned hand at biopics with the Oscar-winning […]

Beyonce Releases Trailer for ‘Renaissance’ Concert Film

Beyoncé on Sunday night released the trailer for the concert doc about her Renaissance World Tour, the singer’s highest-grossing tour to date. She debuted the trailer during her tour’s last stop in Kansas City, Missouri. Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment and AMC Entertainment made the announcement Sunday night that the film will hit theaters Dec. 1 in […]

Actors Emboldened, Energized After Writers Deal and Ahead of SAG-AFTRA Negotiations

After 148 days of striking, Writers Guild of America members put down their picket signs and picked up their pencils, heading back to work with a tentative agreement in hand. Still marching outside studio gates are SAG-AFTRA members, but they aren’t alone. On Friday morning, several days after the WGA landed its historic deal with […]

Lily Gladstone Takes on Leonardo DiCaprio in First ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Clip (Exclusive)

Ahead of the film’s October release, Apple has shared a first look at best actress hopeful Lily Gladstone in Killers of the Flower Moon. In the clip, Gladstone goes toe-to-toe with Leonardo DiCaprio, playing recently returned war veteran Ernest Burkhart who is aggressively trying to court Gladstone’s Mollie. The Martin Scorsese-directed historical epic, based on […]

Robbie Brenner Upped to President of Mattel Films

On the heels of the over-billion-dollar box office success of Barbie, Robbie Brenner has been upped to the president of Mattel Films. Brenner, whose previous title was executive producer of Mattel Films, joined the company in 2018 after a career as a successful independent producer with credits that include Dallas Buyers Club. The first film […]

Movies, TV Shows Brace for Post-Strike Talent Scheduling Crunch

As Hollywood sees the light at the end of the tunnel amid the history-making dual strikes, anxieties have begun to set in. “You’ve got the entire industry starting up again. Everybody’s going to be hitting the starting line with the same needs. There will be issues with cast availabilities, crews, getting stages, equipment,” says one […]

Outfest Film Festival Staff Unveils Plan to Unionize

The staff of Outfest — the LGBTQ+ Los Angeles-based film festival — has announced plans to unionize, asking for voluntary recognition from the nonprofit’s management on Tuesday. The organizers are seeking to include 11 staff members across the organization whose designations fall below the Associate Director level, according to organizers, with a recent card count […]

Box Office: ‘Expendables 4’ Debuts With Franchise Low, Bested by ‘Nun II’

During what is expected to be the worst weekend for theatrical ticket sales so far this year, Expendables 4 landed $8.3 million in its opening weekend, representing the worst opening for a film in the Jason Statham-fronted franchise. It was narrowly bested by The Nun II, which continues its reign at the September box office. […]

Box Office: ‘Expendables 4’ Lands Only $3.2M Friday on Way to Franchise Worst Opening

Lionsgate and Millenium’s Expendables 4 has hit theaters with $3.2 million in Friday grosses as the movie heads for a franchise-low opening. Friday’s tally includes $750,000 in Thursday evening previews. The $100 million budgeted film, financed by Millenium, had been looking to open in the $15 million range, with some estimates on the high end placing it closer to $17 million. But early returns, however, now show it […]