Archive For March 22, 2016

Interview w/Nneka Onuorah – “The Same Difference” Doc | REVOLT TV

Interview w/Nneka Onuorah – “The Same Difference” Doc | REVOLT TV

The director dishes on her “The Same Difference” documentary. Source: Interview | Nneka Onuorah – REVOLT News | REVOLT – The #1 Name In Music

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star, Gina Prince-Bythewood To Helm ‘An Untamed State’

Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star, Gina Prince-Bythewood To Helm ‘An Untamed State’

Gina Prince-Bythewood will direct and Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star in An Untamed State, an adaptation of Roxane Gay’s debut novel. Source: Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star, Gina Prince-Bythewood To Helm ‘An Untamed State’

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Martin Scorsese, Jason Reitman Reveal How Female Film Editors Shaped Their Movies | THR

Martin Scorsese, Jason Reitman Reveal How Female Film Editors Shaped Their Movies | THR

None of them are household names, but they literally helped to shape many of the most significant movies ever made, including The Birth of a Nation (1915), Stagecoach (1939), The Wizard of Oz (1939), All About Eve (1950), An American in Paris (1951), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), The Ten Commandments (1956), Lawrence of Arabia…

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20 women in Hollywood making a difference from behind the camera | The Independent

20 women in Hollywood making a difference from behind the camera | The Independent

The fight for gender equality will always seem to inevitably fall in front of the camera, so starkly visible amongst its onscreen heroines and celebrity actors. But, to bring those iconic female characters to screen and create those spectacular roles for our Jennifer Lawrences and Julianne Moores, there is a desperate need for diversity behind…

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Jessica Chastain’s New Production Company Is Her Powerful Way Of Fighting For Women In Hollywood | Bustle

Jessica Chastain’s New Production Company Is Her Powerful Way Of Fighting For Women In Hollywood | Bustle

While the road to gender equality in our society continues to be long, winding, and complicated, there is a new generation of women in the public eye who are leading the pack when it comes to standing up for women, in Hollywood and beyond. Jessica Chastain has openly supported feminist issues that Source: Jessica Chastain’s…

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Chris Rock’s Oscars Asian Jokes Finally Prompt Academy Response | Vanity Fair

Chris Rock’s Oscars Asian Jokes Finally Prompt Academy Response | Vanity Fair

Following a letter from Ang Lee, George Takei, and other Academy members, the organization “regrets that any aspect of the Oscar telecast was offensive.” Source: Chris Rock’s Oscars Asian Jokes Finally Prompt Academy Response | Vanity Fair

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‘Jessica Jones’ Creator on Rape, Assault and Consent | Variety

‘Jessica Jones’ Creator on Rape, Assault and Consent | Variety

“Everyone who walks into that writers room — men and women — we’re all feminists,” said “Jessica Jones” showrunner Melissa Rosenberg. Source: ‘Jessica Jones’ Creator on Rape, Assault and Consent | Variety

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Ellen Page on Gaycation, Ted Cruz and How Hollywood Treats LGBT Actors | Variety

Ellen Page on Gaycation, Ted Cruz and How Hollywood Treats LGBT Actors | Variety

Ellen Page gave a keynote speech at SXSW on Saturday, discussing Viceland series “Gaycation,” facing off with Ted Cruz and roles for LGBT actors Source: Ellen Page on Gaycation, Ted Cruz and How Hollywood Treats LGBT Actors | Variety

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HBO Orders ‘Outpost’ Docu Series, ‘Hate in America’ Special From Jorge Ramos and Fusion | Variety

HBO Orders ‘Outpost’ Docu Series, ‘Hate in America’ Special From Jorge Ramos and Fusion | Variety

Fusion is spreading its wings as a production entity, setting a deal with HBO for a docu series about Latin America and a special about hate groups in America hosted by Jorge Ramos. Source: HBO Orders ‘Outpost’ Docu Series, ‘Hate in America’ Special From Jorge Ramos and Fusion | Variety

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Demi Lovato to be Honored at 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards | Variety

Demi Lovato to be Honored at 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards | Variety

Demi Lovato will be feted with the Vanguard Award at the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles next month. Source: Demi Lovato to be Honored at 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards | Variety

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