All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘women in hollywood’

Maggie Gyllenhaal Discusses Hardships In Getting Movie Roles

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Maggie Gyllenhaal talked about her rejections for casting roles in the past. Gyllenhaal shared all the negative criticisms casting agents had told her. During a roundtable, the 37-year-old actress was sarcastically asked if she ever considered quitting acting. The actress recalled that she received plenty of ‘NOs’ during casting calls. Gyllenhall admitted that …

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Jennifer Garner Talks Sexism And Double Standards In The Film Industry

On Monday, Oct. 20, Jennifer Garner was honored by Elle magazine at the “Women in Hollywood” celebration in Beverly Hills. Although the famed Dallas Buyers Club actress was appreciative of the honor, she also took the opportunity to share her sentiments of double standards and sexism in the film industry, reports Yahoo! News. During her acceptance speech, she expressed how a …

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Fay Kanin Dies; Screenwriter Was 95

Famed Hollywood screenwriter and producer Fay Kanin has died. She was 95. Kanin gained fame along with her husband, Michael Kanin, in the 1940s and 1950s while writing screenplays for classic movies such as Sunday Punch, My Pal Gus, and The Opposite Sex. She and her husband were nominated for a best original screenplay Academy Award for the 1958 movie …

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Meryl Streep Wants Hollywood To Give Women A Chance

With the huge-budgeted flop of “John Carter” on every movie exec’s mind, most are probably trying to think up ways to pack in audiences this summer, and Meryl Streep says she has the answer: women. The business of film, like so many other things, is mostly dominated by males. A shockingly low number of women work behind the cameras, and …

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