Tag: Women in Entertainment

“Incredible” Female Characters in ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

Kate Winslet, Sigourney Weaver on James Cameron’s “Incredible” Female Characters and the “High Bar” He Set on ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ By THR Staff For those who were new to James Cameron on the set of his ambitious Avatar sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water, his reputation preceded him.   But there were no surprises for Kate Winslet and Sigourney Weaver, who had previously worked with Cameron on two out of…

10 women directors deserving attention at the Oscars

Oscars 2023: 10 women directors deserving attention By Glenn Whipp Shortly after the Golden Globes nominations were announced earlier this month, the advocacy group Women in Film took to social media, decrying the “shocking” omission of critically acclaimed female directors, citing Sarah Polley (“Women Talking”), Gina Prince-Bythewood (“The Woman King”), Chinonye Chukwu (“Till”) and Maria Schrader (“She Said”). It might be more…

Issa Rae Shares How Personal Fear Inspired Her Work

Issa Rae Shares How Personal Fear Inspired Her Work Amplifying Underrepresented Voices at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala By Lexy Perez Issa Rae received a standing ovation when she was honored with the Equity in Entertainment Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, presented by Lifetime, held Wednesday at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Yvonne Orji presented her Insecure co-star…

Robbie & Monáe Present $1M in College Scholarships

Margot Robbie, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe Present $1M in College Scholarships to High School Seniors at THR’s Women in Entertainment Gala By Lexy Perez Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe, Margot Robbie, Gracie Abrams and Addison Rae on Wednesday presented $1 million in university scholarships to high school seniors from underserved communities across Los Angeles with full-ride college scholarships. The announcement was made at The Hollywood…

Jennifer Lopez Announces First Album in Eight Years

Jennifer Lopez Announces First Album in Eight Years, ‘This Is Me… Now’ ‘This Is Me… Now’ is said to chronicle ‘the emotional, spiritual and psychological journey’ of the singer-actor over the past two decades. By Thania Garcia Jennifer Lopez announced Friday morning that a new musical project, “This Is Me… Now,” is slated for release in 2023. It will be the singer’s…