Blogroll

Thompson on Hollywood

Women Kick Ass at Comic-Con: Guys, Don't Mess with Michelle Rodriguez!

The actresses on the EW Women Who Kick Ass panel at Comic-Con started off soft and came on strong when moderator Sarah Vilkomerson asks them if they've ever experienced sexism on the job. Have they ever. It was like turning on a faucet as the women compared notes on surviving in what is still very much a man's world. They admitted that while they can act tough on-screen--and train hard to be able to embody what's on the written page--navigating the treacherous entertainment industry requires an equally valuable set of skills.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • July 22, 2013 7:28 PM
  • |
  • 10 Comments

Tough Girls Unite: Jovovich in Talks for 'Expendables,' 'Fast & Furious 6' Star Rodriguez Rocks 'Machete Kills' Poster (TRAILER)

As soon as Sylvester Stallone tweeted that he was looking for the "young" Sigourney Weaver, we knew that we wouldn't have to wait for "The Expendabelles" to see a femme tough action star join the "Expendables" universe. In fact, Lionsgate is priming the pump for that spin-off by adding a woman to its hitherto all-male "The Expendables" cast.
  • By Anne Thompson
  • |
  • May 31, 2013 4:20 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Email Updates