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Women in Entertainment

May the Force Be Women: Star Wars Franchise to Feature More Strong Female Characters

Over the past four decades, the Star Wars franchise has been lacking in one department – female characters. So far, one major female character is featured per trilogy. Read More »

A Female Director Will Open the Cannes Film Festival for the First Time in Almost 30 Years

The 2015 Cannes Film Festival will kick off with French film “La Tête Haute,” directed by Emmanuelle Bercot and starring Catherine Deneuve. Read More »

Rebel Wilson Champions Realistic Role Models at the MTV Movie Awards

When Rebel Wilson joined her fellow Pitch Perfect 2 castmates onstage during the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, she put the statement in statement outfit. Read More »

Katie Couric and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Talk "Veep" in a Presidential Suite

Ahead of her return to power as President Selina Meyer in Season 4 of  “Veep” on HBO, Julia Louis-Dreyfus sat down in the Presidential Suite at the Waldorf-Astoria with fellow MAKER, Read More »