Los Angeles Times

Steven Zeitchik

Writer

Steven Zeitchik is a Los Angeles Times staff writer who has been covering film and the larger world of Hollywood for the paper since 2009, exploring the personalities, issues, content and consequences of both the creative and business (and, increasingly, digital) aspects of our screen entertainment. He previously covered entertainment beats at Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, has contributed arts and culture pieces to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and the New York Times and has done journalistic tours of duty in Jerusalem and Berlin. While at The Times he has also reported stories in cities ranging from Cairo to Krakow, though Hollywood can still seem like the most exotic destination of all.

Recent Articles

  • J.C. Chandor goes from BP spill to 'Liar's Ball'

    J.C. Chandor goes from BP spill to 'Liar's Ball'

    J.C. Chandor has RSVP'd for "The Liar's Ball." The "Margin Call" and "A Most Violent Year" filmmaker is set to produce an adaptation of Vicky Ward's book about the landmark General Motors Building in New York, with an eye to direct as well, per an announcement Tuesday.

  • Netflix's 'War Machine': Should the film business be concerned?

    Netflix's 'War Machine': Should the film business be concerned?

    There was a lot of understandable excitement Monday after the announcement that Brad Pitt’s “War Machine” was heading to Netflix. This was not only an A-list star of the kind Netflix has not had before, but the kind of source material that brings awards voters and festival programmers running.

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