Where are the women in Hollywood?
While a number of high-profile producer credits may suggest otherwise, the situation for women working in Hollywood is dire – and getting worse, says Tom Brook.
You could be led to believe that women in Hollywood have never had it so good. After all, the just-released mystery thriller Gone Girl – with its strong female protagonist – was produced by Reese Witherspoon. Jessica Chastain recently produced the romantic drama The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. December will bring the epic World War II drama Unbroken – already the talk of Oscar nominations – a major film that has been both produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. But the reality is that they are the exceptions. These are tough times for women in the US film industry, especially for those trying to work in key behind-the-scenes jobs on the top grossing pictures.
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