Tag: Women in Hollywood

Female Inclusion On Set of Where the Crawdads Sing

Female Inclusion On Set of Where the Crawdads Sing Hello Sunshine beams again! By Sarah El-Mahmoud Over the past decade, Reese Witherspoon has transitioned from being solely an actress to a building larger producer role in her own Hello Sunshine company. As a producer, the Legally Blonde actress isn’t only working more behind the scenes, she’s been ushering in more inclusion of female…

The Business of Being Jennifer Anniston

The Business Of Being Jennifer Aniston By Molly Fitzpatrick Jennifer Aniston’s is the face that launched a thousand ad campaigns. The actress America first fell in love with for her performances on screens small and large has become even more ubiquitous in advertising: Flip through a magazine and you might see her clutching a bottle of Smartwater. Turn on the TV…

This Year, Cannes Had A Record Number of Female Filmmakers

This Year, Cannes Had A Record Number of Female Filmmakers By Elsa Keslassy and Brent Lang Here’s the good news. Facing public pressure and mounting outrage over the lack of female representation among the filmmakers it chooses to celebrate, this year’s Cannes Film Festival is making efforts to diversify beyond the cavalcade of many of the same male auteurs. Instead, there will…

Actresses In Their 40s Are Finally Getting Interesting Roles

Actresses In Their 40s Are Finally Getting Interesting Roles By Helen Lewis In 2019, a 60-year-old Emma Thompson explained her sudden career renaissance. She had spent her youth playing romantic leads, but once she turned 40, she said, she could fill such roles only “in a pinch.” The offers became more limited, the parts smaller: a batty clairvoyant in the Harry Potter series; a wronged…