21 episodes

On this podcast, Seth Abramovitch, senior writer at The Hollywood Reporter, and Chip Pope, an Emmy-winning TV writer and comic, take you behind the scenes of the indelible pop culture moments that shaped Hollywood history — with special guests who were actually there. In a town where everything old is eventually new again, Seth and Chip give listeners a front-row seat to the way things were. Welcome to IT HAPPENED IN HOLLYWOOD!

Hosted by: Seth Abramovitch and Chip Pope
Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst
Theme music composed by: Paul Masvidal and Sean Malone

'It Happened In Hollywood' is hosted by www.Simplecast.com

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    • 4.3, 132 Ratings

On this podcast, Seth Abramovitch, senior writer at The Hollywood Reporter, and Chip Pope, an Emmy-winning TV writer and comic, take you behind the scenes of the indelible pop culture moments that shaped Hollywood history — with special guests who were actually there. In a town where everything old is eventually new again, Seth and Chip give listeners a front-row seat to the way things were. Welcome to IT HAPPENED IN HOLLYWOOD!

Hosted by: Seth Abramovitch and Chip Pope
Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst
Theme music composed by: Paul Masvidal and Sean Malone

'It Happened In Hollywood' is hosted by www.Simplecast.com

    Zach Galifianakis: 'The Hangover'

    Zach Galifianakis: 'The Hangover'

    The brilliant Zach Galifianakis is Seth and Chip’s very special guest for the Season 2 finale, an uproarious hour about his unlikely path to superstardom in the 2009 comedy smash “The Hangover.”

    • 58 min
    Richard Donner: 'Superman'

    Richard Donner: 'Superman'

    He’s the man who made the world believe a man can fly. Legendary blockbuster director Richard Donner joins Seth and Chip for a retelling of the making of the seminal super hero flick — 1978’s ‘Superman.’

    • 53 min
    Jeff Garlin: 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

    Jeff Garlin: 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

    This episode isn’t just good — it’s prettay, prettay, prettay good, as the hilarious Jeff Garlin stops by to recount how a lunch with his office neighbor Larry David turned into HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

    • 36 min
    Dan Gilroy: 'Nightcrawler'

    Dan Gilroy: 'Nightcrawler'

    Stalk L.A. like a hungry coyote as writer-director Dan Gilroy tells all about the making of his Oscar-nominated ‘Nightcrawler’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

    • 46 min
    Andrew Stanton: 'WALL-E'

    Andrew Stanton: 'WALL-E'

    Hitch a ride to the stars as Pixar co-founder Andrew Stanton reveals the inspirations — binoculars! Amazon boxes! iPhones! — behind his 2008 animated masterpiece WALL-E.

    • 50 min
    Nathan Lane: 'The Birdcage'

    Nathan Lane: 'The Birdcage'

    Comedy giant Nathan Lane details his path to stardom in 1996’s ‘The Birdcage’ — and pulls back the curtain on the difficulties of being a gay man in Hollywood.

    • 1 hr 11 min

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132 Ratings

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