Denzel Washington, Barry Jenkins, Mahershala Ali, Taraji P. Henson & Naomie Harris Set for SundanceTV’s New Original Series, ‘Close Up’

Barry Jenkins / The Hollywood Reporter

Barry Jenkins / The Hollywood Reporter

Six of the year’s most buzzed about directors engage in a candid conversation, moderated by The Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway and Matthew Belloni, about their careers and the production business on an all new season of SundanceTV’s new original non-fiction series, “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” airing Sunday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. ET/9:00 a.m CT.

Denzel Washington (“Fences”), Mel Gibson (“Hacksaw Ridge”), Mira Nair (“Queen of Katwe”), Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”), Oliver Stone (“Snowden”) and Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) get together to discuss directing 2016’s most talked about movies.

In additional episodes airing on the 22nd and 29th, “Close Up” will focus on buzzed about actors (including¬†Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”) and actresses (including¬†Taraji P. Henson, “Hidden Figures”; and Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”).

“Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter” is produced by SundanceTV in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter.

Upcoming episodes include:

Sunday, January 22: Actors
Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Snowden)
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Dev Patel (The Lion)
Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Andrew Garfield (Silence / Hacksaw Ridge)

Sunday, January 29: Actresses
Taraji P. Henson (Hidden Figures)
Emma Stone (La La Land)
Annette Bening (20th Century Woman)
Naomie Harris (Moonlight)
Natalie Portman (Jackie)
Amy Adams (Arrival / Nocturnal Animals)
Isabelle Huppert (Elle)


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