If you were bothered and confused by the choice to cast Demi Moore as Gloria Steinem in the new Linda Lovelace biopic, I've got some good news and some bad news: The good news is that Moore has whippetted her way out of the part. The bad news is that the part's been recast. So who's going to play the feminist icon?
It's Carrie Bradshaw! I mean, Sarah Jessica Parker!
The studio confirmed today that Parker, alumna of such roles as the woman who tries to force Matthew McConaughey to move out of his house in Failure to Launch and Sarah Sanderson in Hocus Pocus, will pick up where Moore left off, mid voiceover during the closing credits—
As I thought about the slavery of traditional marriage and the oppression of traditional gender roles for men, I couldn't help but wonder: Could a magazine written and staffed by women succeed? Or was a woman's work never fun?