Cosmopolitan Is Getting a TV Show

Leslye Headland, who penned the play Bachelorette and its on-screen adaptation, is writing a pilot about a woman who fails at political blogging and gets a job at Cosmopolitan magazine as a sex and dating editor. » 10/09/14 11:50am 10/09/14 11:50am

How About Last Night Was Remade for a Black Cast

About Last Night is a modern reworking of a 1986 Brat Pack film starring Demi Moore and Rob Lowe, which was itself based off a David Mamet play called Sexual Perversity in Chicago. OK, so we've all seen remakes and reboots before from Hollywood, so this is nothing new, right? Well in this case, there's one twist—the… » 2/19/14 2:30pm 2/19/14 2:30pm

Bachelorette Writer-Director Leslye Headland: There Are No Happy Endings

As the buzz surrounding acerbic female-centric black comedy Bachelorette continues, Leslye Headland —who adapted and directed the film from the play version that she'd written—has expounded in interviews on the difficulty that test audiences had with watching women do cocaine ("Oh, OK, well, if they were all 40 and… » 9/08/12 1:30pm 9/08/12 1:30pm

Bachelorette Has Bridesmaids, but Also Blow, Bulimia and Bitterness

It's unfortunate, in a way, that Bachelorette came out after Bridesmaids. The story was actually a stage play in 2010 (when it was, sigh, compared to Sex And The City), and although there are bridesmaids at the heart of the story, Bachelorette is quite different. In Bridesmaids, when Maya Rudolph's character… » 9/07/12 4:10pm 9/07/12 4:10pm

What the Hell Was Kirsten Dunst Wearing at the Bachelorette Premiere?

Last night the premiere of Bachelorette took place in Hollywood, California, and the stars — Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan and Kirsten Dunst — looked polished and patriotic in red, white and blue. » 8/24/12 12:10pm 8/24/12 12:10pm