Gender Bias

Jodi Foster Lashes Out at Gender Bias in Hollywood Filmmaking 2

Jodi Foster Lashes Out at Gender Bias in Hollywood Filmmaking

Jodie Foster, who famously came out at the 2013 Golden Globes Awards, lashed out at gender bias in the film industry, saying it remains as strong as ever in Hollywood largely because women are “idealized” in most scripts. “Even with the number of movies I’ve made, I’ve never made a movie that was about women, made by women, that was seen through women’s eyes,” she told Harper’s Bazaar magazine....
Nicole Kidman Blasts Hollywood as Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Payday 4

Nicole Kidman Blasts Hollywood as Jennifer Lawrence Scores Big Payday

Nicole Kidman has add her voice to claims that women suffer from gender bias in Hollywood on the same day that word leak about Jennifer Lawrence’s huge payday. The actress will make $20 million to star in a new movie with actor Chris Pratt, who will make $8 million less. Pratt will make $12 million to play the lead in “Passengers,” a science-fiction movie described as “Gravity,” with a love story. Meryl Streep, Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart among other actresses have voiced similar concerns....