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Women in Hollywood

These Women Say Men Should Just Have It All

Did you know? Only 93 percent of films released by major studios last year were directed by men! And only 70 percent of speaking roles in films are given to men. Read More »

Meryl Streep's Next Role? Championing Female Screenwriters Over 40

Meryl Streep is no stranger to changing the game in Hollywood. This time, she's advocating for women who work behind the scenes in film. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker is Coming Back to HBO in New Series, "Divorce"

Though the biggest Sex and the City devotees have been watching reruns for the past 10 years, we’re definitely ready for a few new episodes of something starring Sarah Jessica Parker Read More »

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 »

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 »

Anna Kendrick Starts a Movement with the Poster for Pitch Perfect 2

When it came time to pose for the Pitch Perfect 2 poster, Anna Kendrick acted accordingly. Her character Beca is “a badass,” Kendrick says, so the actress refused to pose sexily like the shoot directors wanted her to. Read More »

Watch the Trailer for Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin's New Netflix Series, "Grace and Frankie"

The trailer for Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin’s new Netflix series is finally here! Out on May 8, the series is about two women whose husbands leave them—for each other. What follows is a story of conflict and friendship. As Fonda puts it, “it’s funny, but it’s also kind of poignant and serious. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker on the Surprising Start of "Sex and the City"

Playing Carrie Bradshaw might have launched Sarah Jessica Parker’s career, but the legendary role came as a complete surprise to the rising star at the time! Read More »

Hunger Games Star Natalie Dormer on What It's Like to Train for Onscreen Battle and a Marathon, Simultaneously

Natalie Dormer is an action star—onscreen and in real life. She plays Margaery Tyrell on “Game of Thrones” and Cressida, a propaganda film director turned warrior in the “Hunger Games” franchise.  Read More »

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