The Hollywood Reporter’s best of the week

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The Hollywood Reporter’s list of its 10 best stories of the week:

THE HOLLYWOOD MATH BEHIND HOW LINDSAY LOHAN’S `THE CANYONS’ WILL MAKE MONEY

Even though the $160,000-budget, nudity-heavy movie was passed over by Sundance and SXSW, a buyer tells THR, “There’s so much press about the film that someone will grab it.”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/how-lindsay-lohans-canyons-will-416582?AP

LUCASFILM’S KATHLEEN KENNEDY OPENS UP ABOUT `LINCOLN,’ `STAR WARS’ AND SECRET J.J. ABRAMS MEETINGS

In her first in-depth profile, Kennedy reveals how she landed Abrams to direct “Episode VII” as THR talks to Steven Spielberg, David Fincher and producer husband Frank Marshall, who remembers meeting her: “There was no way I was going to screw this up by hitting on Steven’s assistant.”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lucasfilms-kathleen-kennedy-star-wars-416303?AP

CHARLIZE THERON NEARING DEAL TO STAR IN SETH MACFARLANE’S `MILLION WAYS TO DIE’

MacFarlane co-wrote and is directing and starring in what is being described as a “Blazing Saddles”-style comedy.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/charlize-theron-may-star-seth-415628?AP

CAA SEEKS $1M IN UNPAID COMMISSIONS FROM TONY SCOTT ESTATE

A creditor’s claim says the filmmaker, who jumped to his death from a bridge in August, owed money from several projects.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/caa-seeks-1m-unpaid-commissions-416979?AP

WHY `MOVIE 43’S’ A-LIST ACTORS ARE STAYING FAR AWAY

Oscar nominees Hugh Jackman and Naomi Watts were among the high-profile talent who didn’t turn up at the L.A. premiere of their sketch comedy on Jan. 23.

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