Hollywood women, including The Hunger Games alum, launch anti-harassment action plan

In the wake of the recently unmasked power imbalance and rampant harassment in Hollywood, three hundred women in the industry including actresses, writers, directors, producers, executives and more have unveiled an action plan against the menace. The Hunger Games alum Jennifer Lawrence, Amandla Stenberg, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore are part of the initiative, named Time’s Up. Announced by New York Times, the initiative includes concrete goals like a legal … Continue reading Hollywood women, including The Hunger Games alum, launch anti-harassment action plan

Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’

If you’re living under a rock – the all-female heist movie, Ocean’s 8, dropped its first trailer yesterday. The movie is directed by The Hunger Games alum, Gary Ross. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ross talks about the influence of Katniss Everdeen, a woman protagonist, on Ocean’s 8 as a deliberate choice of project. “When I did Hunger Games I had so many people warn me that it could never be … Continue reading Gary Ross credits ‘The Hunger Games’ for inspiration behind ‘Ocean’s 8’