This Week In: Hookers, Victims & Doormats*

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Here's an end-of-the-week wrap-up of the roles being offered to women in Hollywood.

  • Angelina Jolie may team up with director Clint Eastwood to star in the drama "The Changeling", playing a mother who suspects that her abducted son — then returned — is not actually her son. [Variety]
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal is taking up where Katie Holmes left off: She'll be starring alongside Christian Bale in the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight". [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Desperate Housewives' Andrea Bowen will play a teen with HIV in a Lifetime movie. Jennie Garth also stars. [Variety]

*Inspired by Shirley MacLaine's assertion that the best parts for actresses fall into one of the above categories.