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hermione deathly hallows 2 Girls on Film: Harry Potter, the Boys Club, and the Female Scene Stealers

This week marks the end of an era. A full decade ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone if you prefer) hit screens and brought J. K. Rowling’s immensely popular children’s series to the big screen. The plan was practically Herculean in scope – grabbing a 10, 11, and 12-year-old to star in a popular franchise that would take… Continue reading Girls on Film: Harry Potter, the Boys' Club, and the Female Scene Stealers

It’s premiere day in Los Angeles for ‘Snow Flower and the Secret Fan,’ a film adaptation of Lisa See’s acclaimed novel set in 19th-century China about two female BFF’s. (The Chinese had a different word for it.)

Our cousins at HuffPost Women have been teasing out the film’s themes of female friendship in recent days and months, and today’s installment features CNN anchor Suzanne Malveaux and her twin sister, Suzette. (Imagine… Continue reading 'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan' Inspires Conversations About Female Friendship

gijoe G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes Casts Female LeadAdrianne Palicki has just been cast as the female lead in ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes.’ The ‘Friday Night Lights’ star will play Lady Jane.

This must come as welcome news for Palicki, whose ‘Wonder Woman’ pilot (where she played the iconic female superhero) neglected to get picked up by a network.

Palicki joins a cast of Channing Tatum, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the RZA. Directing the sequel will be… Continue reading 'G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes' Casts Female Lead

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Anna Faris, Gillian Jacobs and Kristen Wiig are said to comprise the short list of actresses up for the female lead in The Dictator , the upcoming film from the Bruno and Borat pair of Larry Charles and Sacha Baron Cohen. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, also adding that Jason Mantzoukas is in talks for a role.

The comedy, said to be also aiming for heavy improvisation, is inspired by… Continue reading The Dictator Female Lead Short List Revealed