Fresh Off the Boat star Constance Wu has landed a starring role in the independent film, You and Me Both.
Tina Fey is working with Girls writer Sarah Heyward on the gambling comedy You Bet! which is based on, wait for it.........a Good Housekeeping article.
A recent Samantha Bee interview in New York Magazine reveals that the writers room for her new show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, is “50 percent female and 30 percent nonwhite,” making it one of the most (if not the most) diverse writing staffs in late night.
A new study about the representation of women in Hollywood thoroughly confirms what you have probably long ago come to perceive: most films do not come anywhere close to passing the Bechdel Test.
Creed director and noted man Ryan Coogler thinks women are better filmmakers than men, which is a nice thing to say.
In November, Kate Winslet declined to take part in a conversation about the pay gap in Hollywood—a conversation that Jennifer Lawrence and Sandra Bullock, among others, have publicly championed since the Sony hacks. At the time, Winslet called the conversation “vulgar,” adding, “I don’t think that’s a very nice…
Universal Pictures grossed $6.7 billion at the box office this year in large part due to its studio chairman, a half-Egyptian woman who embraces diversity. When is Hollywood going to understand that is almost always a winning game plan?
Southern lifestyle guru and actress Reese Witherspoon is reportedly in the early stages of developing a movie about the origins of Barbie and its creator Ruth Handler.
Another year has passed and with that passing we again meet The Hollywood Reporter’s annual actress roundtable. And just like last year, every single woman on the cover is white.
In an essay published Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter president and chief creative officer Janice Min wrote that THR would be getting rid of its annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. “THR’s Power 100 list, by its nature, pits the town’s most impressive females against one another,” she wrote. “We…
In an interview with Variety about gender pay gap among actors, Sandra Bullock recalls being mistreated on a movie set 10 years ago, which she describes as “the worst experience I ever had.”
If you want a bunch of women working on a film, start with with female producers and directors.
In what is perhaps the best thing to ever come out of Project Greenlight, Effie Brown is showing how difficult it is to be anything other than a white man working in Hollywood.
Charlize Theron’s performance in Mad Max: Fury Road was apparently so impressive that the execs behind The Gray Man are hiring her for the lead role, originally written as male.
While promoting her new role as Lady Macbeth, Oscar-winning French actress Marion Cotillard gave an interview where she said some fascinating stuff.
Matt Damon has responded to controversy over his absurd comments about diversity in Hollywood, while also giving himself a pat on the back.
Women in Hollywood power-positions definitively hire more women than men in the same positions. It’s something we could derive empirically or even intuit, but now there’s more quantifiable evidence, via an annual report from San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film.
Last night was the fourth season premiere of HBO’s Project Greenlight—a Matt Damon and Ben Affleck passion project where they give first time filmmakers the chance to make a movie. It also provided a platform for Matt Damon to deliver a masterclass in whitesplaining—a whitesplaining sermon, if you will.
A Hollywood diversity report just released by USC’s Annenberg School of Media and Journalism notes that, among other things, Latinas and Black women are most likely to star in Hollywood films only when they are dressed in “sexy attire.”
A screenwriter from L.A. who participated in a recent Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences fellowship competition was told that her screenplay could be better off as a porn.