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"Power Rangers" Director Follows "Beauty and the Beast" Director's Lead and Introduces the First Openly LGBTQ Superhero

"Beauty and the Beast" director, Bill Condon, might have set an example for the rest of the world by casting Disney's first openly gay character. Read More »

Jessica Chastain Shuts Down Tweet Shaming Praise of Female Directors

Jessica Chastain showed her love for director Niki Caro of "The Zookeeper’s Wife" and all female filmmakers in a Twitter post on Saturday when a Twitter user replied, Chastain brought the Hollywood stats to the table. Here is how the series of events played out: Read More »

The Women of Cannes 2014

Since its start last Wednesday, we've seen the designer dresses and classy couples in attendance at the Cannes Film Festival.  But the event also has a few important players who have yet to be doused in the Parisian spotlight. Read More »

Trailblazing Female Film & Televion Directors Everyone Should Know (Photo Gallery)

This year, a record number of women are nominated for directing at the 2013 Emmys. Of this season's 10 Emmy nods for directing episodic television, fully half recognize women — three for comedy and two for drama. Read More »