Derek Lawrence

Derek Lawrence is a pop culture journalist and feature writer covering TV and film. His work has appeared in Vulture, The Ringer, Vanity Fair, GQ, Esquire, and others.

Derek previously worked at Entertainment Weekly for six years, serving as an associate editor most recently. He published many features for EW including a definitive reported history of Space Jam and co-hosted the BINGE podcast.

When not working, playing basketball, or watching basketball, he's writing his most important project: Hitch 2.

The Inverse Interview

The Kingdom That Freya Built

The rising star who plays the heartfelt princess of The Witcher is now the lone human taking on The Planet of the Apes. All hail Freya Allan.

ByDerek Lawrence
The Inverse Interview

Rhea Seehorn Wants You to Find “Hope” in Science Fiction

The Better Call Saul star reflects on her new indie sci-fi Linoleum and gives a status update on her mysterious next project with Vince Gilligan.

ByDerek Lawrence
Feature

Matt ‘Supes’ Ramos Takes Being A Superhero Influencer Very Seriously

ByDerek Lawrence
Culture

Atlanta Season 3 review: Donald Glover is more confident and unpredictable than ever

The FX series returns to remind you there is nothing else quite like it.

ByDerek Lawrence