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"This Will Change Everything": Geena Davis Reflects On Media Representation and Success of "A League Of Their Own" 25 Years Later

In 1992, "A League of Their Own" — a movie about two sisters (one played by MAKER Geena Davis) who join the first-ever professional baseball league Read More »

Disney President of Production Says There's a Competitive Advantage to Female Empowerment

With "Beauty and The Beast" earning Disney $700 million dollars to date (and on track to break $1 billion), Sean Bailey, President of Production at Walt Disney Pictures, says to expect some collaborations in the Disney princess franchise. Read More »

Alexis Bledel to Star in Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" Book Adaptation

Alexis Bledel is staying pretty busy after the "Gilmore Girls" revival. Read More »

Brie Larson Will Get Presidential in Upcoming Victoria Woodhull Biopic

In an upcoming Amazon biopic, award-winning actress Brie Larson is slated to play Victoria Woodhull Read More »

"Beauty and the Beast" Just Beat a Record Previously Held By "Harry Potter"

Emma Watson's box-office success is a tale as old as time. The British star has long been one of the world’s most valuable young actresses, thanks to her early boost from the "Harry Potter" series — and now her new film is besting a record previously set by the wizarding franchise. Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Movie Tops Box Office; Katherine Johnson's MAKERS Story Soars

When "Hidden Figures" came out, MAKERS was thrilled to have one of its own MAKERS depicted in a Read More »

This New "Wonder Woman" Trailer Explains Her Incredible Backstory

We've been following the June 2 release of "Wonder Woman" pretty closely ever since the first trailer dropped last July. Read More »

Watch John Legend and Ariana Grande's "Beauty and the Beast" Music Video

Here’s a bit of magic to carry you from the weekend into Monday: The music video for John Legend and Ariana Grande's remake of the "Beauty and the Beast" Read More »

Way to Go, HBO: Network Honors Women's History Month With Special Programming

HBO NOW and HBO GO are celebrating Women's History Month with a month-long series of TV and movie choices divided into themed weeks, and we’ve got the lineup. Read More »

Watch This EXCLUSIVE "Loving" Featurette Highlighting the Supreme Court Case That Paved the Way for Marriage Equality

Fifty-eight years ago, Mildred and Richard Loving married in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony that, in 1958, was illegal because of the Racial Integrity Act of 1924. The act prohibited inter-racial couples from marrying in fear of mixed offspring diluting Virginia's "whiteness." Read More »

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