Here’s something exciting: The New York state legislature has approved a law that will, through $5 million in tax breaks, incentivize TV shows to hire women and people of color as writers and directors. More exciting, entertainment news website The Wrap first lead this story with a Girls still featuring Lena Dunham…
The astounding success of Wonder Woman has made Gal Gadot a household name, and both she and director Patty Jenkins stand to make a lot of money during negotiations for the inevitable Wonder Woman 2. But how much did they make for this blockbuster to start with?
Nicole Kidman, currently at Cannes promoting what seems like a thousand different projects, said that she would make a movie with a female director every 18 months.
Robin Swicord directed The Jane Austen Book Club in 2007. She was a well-known screenwriter, responsible for adapting books like Little Women, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Matilda, who had been working in the industry for years. Though it seemed like her first directing gig was a long time coming, her second seemed to…
When actor and writer Zoe Lister-Jones (Breaking Upwards, Life in Pieces) set out to make her charming directorial debut Band Aid, a film in which she stars opposite Adam Pally as a couple who tries to save their marriage by starting a rock band, she assembled a depressingly rare kind of production team: one entirely…
Diane Lane won the Sarasota Film Festival’s Award for Cinematic Excellence on Saturday for her work in Eleanor Coppola’s first feature film, Paris Can Wait. The movie premieres May 12, which gives Lane the perfect press tour opportunity to reflect on the need for women directors.
Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast brought in a record $170 million in its opening weekend, thanks to a majority female audience. It’s the seventh-biggest domestic opening of all time, proving once and for all that women love beasts.
Jessica Pearson is back...maybe. Gina Torres has signed a deal produce and star in a Suits spinoff. The particulars of the deal are still being worked out but it seems like Jessica and her impeccable suits and coats will be back on our screen.
The goddesses of black entertainment came out and glowed at Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards on Thursday night in Los Angeles. See all the red carpet looks from Tracee Ellis Ross, Viola Davis and more women who continually make us wonder how they do it.
Some of the biggest movies last year had women in lead roles and somehow they still made money.
The president of Showtime wants to be clear that the network was pushing equal pay for Emmy Rossum during her salary negotiations for Shameless.
With abortion rights under attack in many states, a biopic about the woman who fought so passionately for a woman’s right to choose is extremely timely.
The light of my life Sarah Paulson is in the upcoming Ocean’s 11 reboot Ocean’s 8 along with Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett and more of your faves. And, to answer a very dumb question, she certainly isn’t worried about fighting with the female cast members of that film, thank you for asking.
Emmy Rossum, who’s reportedly renegotiating her salary leading up to Season 8 of Shameless, is demanding to get paid on par with her co-star William H. Macy.
The stars have aligned, and there’s supposedly already a bidding war happening over their cosmic alliance.
Jessica Williams will soon be on the big screen again, and this time she’ll stay up there for most of the 90 minutes or so you’re in the theater.
Jennifer Lawrence made $52 million in 2015. That number is slightly down this year, but she’s still leaving most leading woman actors in the dust.
Similar to the public’s reaction to the story, in a new interview, Margot Robbie describes her interview with writer Rich Cohen for Vanity Fair as “really odd.”
The Oprah Winfrey Network has released the trailer for it’s new television series Queen Sugar. The show is executive produced by Oprah, Melissa Carter and Ava DuVernay, who also directed the first two episodes of the season.
The majority of critics in the film industry are male, according to new research that confirms what we’ve known to be true in our hearts.