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Jack Shepherd


Jack Shepherd is a Culture Reporter for The Independent, regularly writing news, features, reviews and profiles across film, TV and music. He also co-hosts 'The LOST Boys' podcast with Jacob Stolworthy. 

Peter Jackson: 'Weinstein was a real bully – it was mafia thuggery'

The Lord of the Rings director speaks to Jack Shepherd about his four-year absence from cinemas, making the First World War film ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’, and his new project, ‘Mortal Engines’

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker: ‘I think we’re quite optimistic’

Brooker and fellow ‘Black Mirror’ producer Annabel Jones speak to Jack Shepherd about why the new Miley Cyrus episode is the most likely to come true, why they don’t care what happens to their characters and what they’d do at the end of the world

Holly Hunter: 'The movement that's happening right now is real'

The 'Incredibles 2' actress talks to The Independent about equal pay and playing an 'emotionally satisfying' leading superhero

Alison Brie talks GLOW, Community, and why Hollywood won't take risks

The actor talks Glow, Bojack Horseman, and why Hollywood won't take risks 

Mads Mikkelsen: ‘You can be a big star and still be insecure’

Hollywood’s go-to villain discusses Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Hollywood divas, and becoming an actor in later life