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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

Total Recall Now Casting Female Leads

As Len Wiseman’s Total Recall gears up for production, casting is underway for the film’s two female leads and, thanks to a report at Deadline , we now have an idea of who’s been reading for what role.

The film, based on the 1990 Paul Verhoeven adaptation of the short Philip K. Dick story, “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale,” features two key female parts, Lori (Sharon Stone in the… Continue reading Total Recall Now Casting Female Leads