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.
In an interview with Glamour UK, Elizabeth Banks said that she was turned down for the role of Mary-Jane Watson, the love interest in 2002's Spider-Man, for being “too old.” Banks was 28 at the time, only a year older than Tobey Maguire, who played Peter Parker/Spiderman.
There’s a possible solution to white male angst that white men seem to have not discovered, and Patricia Clarkson is right on the money in explaining exactly what this solution entails.
Elizabeth Banks backed out of directing Pitch Perfect 3 because of motherhood duties, she said at a conference panel on Saturday.
The British miniseries The Night Manager, likely to be nominated for everything, worked like one long movie—beautifully shot, subtly acted (especially for a spy/action thriller) and well-directed. Though the cast and production team was mostly men, one name stood out: director Susanne Bier, who reports indicate might…
The new president of CBS entertainment is doing some damage control regarding the network’s new slate of shows, which skew heavily white and male.
An early script for Iron Man 3 was trashed because it had the nerve to feature a female villain, a Marvel director revealed.
The legal drama Doubt has been picked up as a CBS series, co-starring Orange Is the New Black’s Laverne Cox. And in a breakthrough for trans actors in Hollywood, it will be the first time a broadcast TV series will have a transgender person playing a recurring transgender character.
The U.S. EEOC and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs are currently in the midst of investigating possible instances of unfair gender-based hiring practices in Hollywood. Not sure what they think they’ll find.
Just two days after ABC announced a new development deal with Kerry Washington, the studio has also signed a deal with Viola Davis to develop new projects across its cable, broadcast, and online platforms.
Kerry Washington has signed an overall deal with ABC Studios, hopefully joining her boss Shonda Rhimes in churning out hit shows for the network.
A comedy titled Women in Business is in the works starring Kate McKinnon, Emma Stone and Jillian Bell. It’s about women in business.
In an interview with Time as part of its Time 100 feature, Priyanka Chopra recalled a moment earlier in her career when a Bollywood producer referred to actresses as “replaceable.”
Here’s a hell of a note: Two Hollywood studios—Fox, with the exception of Fox Searchlight, and Paramount—don’t currently have a single film directed by a woman scheduled for release through 2018.
I haven’t watched Castle since around Season 2, but when I did, I strongly preferred lead Stana Katic’s rough if exceptionally capable demeanor as Detective Kate Beckett over Nathan Fillion’s doofy and self-involved writer of detective novels Rick Castle. Of course, I didn’t have to pick between them: though the show…
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Essence hosted its annual Women in Hollywood luncheon on Thursday in Beverly Hills, where Oprah held all the secrets of the world in her tiny little lenses. More flowy looks and busy prints from Zendaya, Tracee Ellis Ross and more below.
After examining every Best Actor and Best Actress winner in Oscars history, Fusion’s Molly Fitzpatrick noticed something intriguing: the top-winning job for the Best Actress category is “Wife,” and the top-winning job for the Best Actor category is “Criminal.”
Wednesday night, my close friend and trusted confidant, Jessica Chastain, uploaded a photo of herself to Instagram and captioned it, “Nothing but my freckles. At least I’ll be on time.” I didn’t think much of it as I double-tapped the photo. Freckles? Sure. This woman has freckles, and she loves her freckles! Good for…