Hollywood is rife with sexual abuse, and apparently, so are all the movie scripts.
Blade Runner 2049 fell flat on its face this weekend, despite the promise of a hunky star, sick action sequences, and a heavy helping of nostalgia. It seems like the problem was that the ladies weren’t buying it (tickets).
The Council of Europe, the European Union’s biggest human rights body, has been investigating gender bias in the film industry and have come to an undeniable conclusion: it exists.
Brie Larson’s directorial debut Unicorn Store premiered at the Toronto Film Festival this week. She also starred in it. Did you know this woman is Captain Marvel too?
Only one film out of 21 playing in the Venice Film Festival competition this year is directed by a woman. After festival director Alberto Barbera passed the blame in an interview on Tuesday, jury president Annette Bening has doubled down on Barbera’s lack of concern.
Patty Jenkins is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to direct the Wonder Woman sequel, after months of salary negotiations.
Michelle Rodriguez, best known as Letty in The Fast and the Furious franchise, is perhaps the number two fan of the beloved vroom vroom series (second only to her co-star Vin Diesel), but that doesn’t mean that she’s satisfied with her character’s jump seat storylines.
Season 11 of X-Files is set to premiere in 2018, following a not particularly memorable Season 10 revival of the old series. Showrunner Chris Carter reassembled his writers’ room to fill the ten-episode order, building on Season 10's six episodes. This year, he added some new people, with one thing in common.
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.