Your Host

Kris Tapley has covered the film and television industry for two decades, with bylines at VarietyThe New York Times, Empire, Vanity Fair, Netflix Queue, HitFix and The Times of London. He was formerly the host of Variety and iHeartRadio’s Playback podcast where he interviewed filmmakers, actors and more about their work. He also hosted Netflix’s behind-the-scenes podcast The Call Sheet, as well as the popular awards season podcast Oscar Talk, a co-production with IndieWire. He now works as a writer and consultant in Los Angeles, where he lives with his loving wife, lively son and lazy cat. You can follow him on Twitter @kristapley.