Tag: Entertainment Industry

Reese Witherspoon Honored at Women in Entertainment Gala

Reese Witherspoon remembered when she met with several film production studios in 2011 to ask them how many movies were being developed for women. The studios’ responses nearly floored her. “Of all the major seven studios, the answer was one,” Witherspoon said after she received the prestigious Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala…

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‘The Crown’ Star Claire Foy Will Receive $275,000 in Back Pay to Close the Gender Wage Gap

The revelation that “The Crown” star Claire Foy was paid less than her male co-star caused a scandal last month as the latest example of sexism in the entertainment industry. Now the award-winning actor will reportedly receive back pay for her performance as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, as the makers of the acclaimed Netflix drama seek to close the gender pay gap.…