The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar to be Released Oct. 29 at THR.com, with previews available Oct. 22; Airing Nov. 1 on PBS SoCal and Nov. 2 on WNET THIRTEEN in New York CityLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — The Hollywood Reporter announced the latest in its Emmy-Award winning roundtable series, The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar featuring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Nolan in an intimate, revealing sit-down about the epic, star-studded space exploration film. The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar will be released Oct. 29 at www.THR.com, with preview clips available Oct. 22, and will air on PBS SoCal Nov. 1 and WNET THIRTEEN in the New York City tri-state area Nov. 2.
Coming one week before the Nov. 7 nationwide release of the film, The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: Interstellar offers a rare, pre-release glimpse behind the scenes of the buzzed-about film and is moderated by The Hollywood Reporter's Executive Editor, Features Stephen Galloway.
Among other revelations, the Interstellar director and stars reveal the initial struggles and secrecy surrounding the project; recall the life-threatening costume malfunction that almost resulted in Anne Hathaway getting hypothermia; and discuss some of the real-life disaster scenarios facing the planet which play into the film's plot.
"Interstellar is already one of the most buzzed about films of the year, and it is an honor to include the incredibly talented cast and director as part of our Award Season roundtables," says Janice Min Co-President and Chief Creative Officer of Guggenheim Media's Entertainment Group. "By once again partnering with PBS SoCal we hope to bring this incredible story told from the perspective of the cast and director straight to their fans."
In December 2013, The Hollywood Reporter and PBS SoCal partnered together to produce The Hollywood Reporter In Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street featuring Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and writer Terence Winter in intimate conversation about the making of the Oscar-nominated film. The Wolf of Wall Street roundtable netted PBS SoCal and Janice Min, Stephen Galloway, and Jen Laski of The Hollywood Reporter an Emmy Award at the 66th annual Los Angeles Areas Emmy Awards.
The Hollywood Reporter continued its success of producing content for television in June 2013 by partnering with A+E Network to produce The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables series, featuring Hollywood's leading Emmy-contenders in intimate discussions leading up to the award nominations.
The four-part Emmy series featured six Emmy contenders representing the top talent and performances of the year in their field. The open, no-holds-barred discussions centered on the actors' careers, personal challenges and triumphs, and revealing, behind-the-scenes stories.
In August 2014, THR.com hit 17.1 million worldwide monthly unique visitors, according to comScore, an astonishing 21 percent rise over its previous record of 14.1 million unique visitors in March 2014.
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