WomenAndHollywood

Weekly Update for July 17: Women Centric, Directed, and...

FILMS ABOUT WOMEN COMING TO STREAMING/VOD Carmilla – Written and Directed by Emily Harris Fifteen-year-old Lara (Hannah Rae) lives...

Bruna Papandrea Developing Christina Baker Kline’s “The...

Christina Baker Kline is the latest author whose work will be adapted by Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories. The production company...

Brenda Robinson Named Board President of International...

Brenda Robinson is taking her experience as an entertainment attorney and executive producer to the International Documentary Association...

Ava DuVernay Branching Out into Unscripted TV with NBC’s...

Ava DuVernay has created narrative TV shows that delve into family (“Queen Sugar”), romance (“Cherish the Day”), and real-life tragedy...

Join the Girls Club for a Conversation with Paul Feig About...

The Girls Club will welcome Paul Feig for a discussion about his work as an ally to women and people of color in the entertainment...

Kate Winslet to Be Honored with TIFF’s Tribute Actor Award

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is paying homage to Kate Winslet. A press release from the fest announced the British...

Leslye Davis & Catrin Einhorn on Exploring the Effects...

Leslye Davis has been a documentarian and photographer at The New York Times since 2012. Her work highlights salient modern conditions,...

Pick of the Day: “Blessed Child”

If, in 2020, you’ve ever even heard of the Moonies — i.e. the followers of the Unification Church, founded by Reverend Sun Myung Moon...

Gitanjali Rao’s Hand-Painted Animated Pic “Bombay Rose”...

Gitanjali Rao’s feature debut has secured distribution. Deadline reports that Netflix snagged rights to “Bombay Rose,” which made...

The Soska Sisters Are Directing an Adaptation of “BlindSide”

Another popular game is being adapted into a movie. Earlier this month it was reported that “Westworld” creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan...

Gina Prince-Bythewood to Direct Viola Davis-Led African...

“The Woman King” has found its director. Hot off her Netflix hit “The Old Guard,” Gina Prince-Bythewood has signed on to helm the...

Trailer Watch: Dakota Fanning Takes the Lead in “The Alienist:...

Sara Howard (Dakota Fanning) has struck out on her own in “The Alienist: Angel of Darkness” — she’s running a detective agency and...

Ella Greenwood to Make Feature Debut with “Faulty Roots,”...

“Gavin & Stacey” alumna Melanie Walters and “Sanditon” actress Kayleigh-Paige Rees are set to topline “Faulty Roots,” a coming-of-age...

Trailer Watch: “A Thousand Cuts” Sees Journalists Fighting...

Described by director Ramona S. Diaz as a film about “the erosion of democracy, and one woman’s story to hold power to account,” “A...

Quote of the Day: Viola Davis’ “Entire Life Has Been a...

When a tide of Black Lives Matter protests broke out after George Floyd’s murder, Viola Davis wanted to join them. But, due to COVID-19...

Weekly Update for July 10: Women Centric, Directed, and...

FILMS ABOUT WOMEN COMING TO STREAMING/VOD The Old Guard – Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize...