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Geena Davis Producing Gender Inequality Documentary

The A League of Their Own and Thelma & Louise star has been a vocal advocate of issues concerning pay inequality and roles for women in Hollywood for several years, and in 2007,...

Susan Sarandon: 'Thelma And Louise Didn't Change Cinema'

The hit film, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year (16), turned the tables on the traditional buddy movie, and had two women star as the main characters. Susan was joined by Geena Davis...

Emma Watson Peeled Back The Layers To Find Her Inner Feminist

The 26-year-old actress first shot to fame as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, but in recent years she has made a name for herself championing female rights.She was made a UN goodwill ambassador...

Geena Davis Insists Female Actors Are As Profitable As Men

The 60-year-old actress is no stranger to playing memorable characters on both the silver and small screen, with hits such as Thelma & Louise, Stuart Little and guest appearances in Grey's Anatomy.However, addressing the ongoing...

The Exorcist Tv Series Compels Geena Davis

The Oscar winner will topline the "modern reinvention" of author William Blatty's 1971 novel in a pilot for America's Fox network. The new version is described as a "a propulsive, serialized psychological thriller...

Geena Davis Salutes Hollywood Pay Dispute Leading Ladies

The actress is standing alongside the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Sienna Miller, Patricia Arquette and others who have publicly tackled the inequality issue in Tinseltown this year (15), and she's hoping...

Geena Davis Forgot George Clooney Was Up For Brad Pitt's Role In Thelma & Louise

The actress reveals she had to read with the final five hopefuls and was so blown away with Brad, she messed up her lines and then urged director Ridley Scott to cast the...

Geena Davis Predicts Much Faster Progress To Gender Parity In The Movies

Geena Davis, the actor and founder of a research institute into the role and prominence of women in the media, believes that it won’t be much longer before Hollywood makes drastic improvements in the number...

Suffragette Writer Backs Red Carpet Demonstration

The glitzy event in the U.K. capital on Wednesday (07Oct15) hit headlines after a dozen women used it to demonstrate against planned cuts to domestic violence services in Britain. Suffragette charts the...

Geena Davis To Play Jon Hamm's Daughter In New Film

At 59, the actress is 15 years older than the former Mad Men star, who will appear as a hologram in Marjorie Prime. The film chronicles a pensioner's relationship with the eerie...

Harry Belafonte And Geena Davis Land Muhammad Ali Awards

Belafonte, who was heavily involved in the American civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, will receive a lifetime achievement prize for his contributions, with organisers describing the Calypso singer as a...

Geena Davis & Rosie O'donnell Ro Reunite For Baseball Game

O'Donnell and Davis, who portrayed Doris Murphy and Dottie Hinson in the beloved 1992 sports movie, will hit the diamond with associate members of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League and former...

Iggy Azalea's Dance Refusal

Iggy Azalea refused to dance in her new music video because she thought it would be ''obnoxious''.The 'Fancy' hitmaker was encouraged by her 'Pretty Girls' collaborator Britney Spears to join her and perform a little...

Will Geena Davis And Susan Sarandon Be Bringing 'Thelma And Louise' On The Road For 25th Anniversary?

It’s been 25 years since Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon made the ultimate female road trip movie, Thelma and Louise, so what better way is there to celebrate this milestone than by taking the pair...

Susan Sarandon And Geena Davis Planning Thelma & Louise Anniversary Road Trip

Thelma & Louise co-stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis are considering embarking on a new road trip to commemorate the upcoming 25th anniversary of the movie classic.The old pals portrayed the titular characters in the...

Geena Davis Launches Film Festival For Women And Minorities

Geena Davis has launched a new film festival aimed at women and diversity in film, and she has helped recruit Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson and Natalie Portman, among other top names, as advisors.The inaugural...

Geena Davis Used Hoffman's Advice To Fend Off Nicholson

Geena Davis used advice Dustin Hoffman gave her on the set of her first film Tootsie to avoid upsetting an amorous Jack Nicholson.The actress struck up a friendship with Hoffman and soaked up all the...

Jeff Goldblum Gets Engaged

Jeff Goldblum has got engaged.The 'Jurassic Park' actor is set to tie the knot with Emilie Livingston - who, at 30, is 31 years his junior - after popping the question in Hawaii earlier this...

Susan Sarandon: Brad Pitt Was Always Special

Susan Sarandon always knew Brad Pitt would be ''something special''.The 67-year-old actress starred alongside the actor in his breakout movie 'Thelma & Louise' and says even so early in his career he made performing look...

Susan Sarandon Keen For Thelma & Louise Sequel

Susan Sarandon has given film fans even more hope that there's a Thelma & Louise sequel in the works by revealing she'd love to work with co-star Geena Davis again.The two stars reunited for a...

Susan Sarandon And Geena Davis Recreate Thelma & Louise 'Selfie'

Thelma & Louise co-stars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis have reunited to replicate the 'selfie' taken in the Oscar-winning film more than 20 years ago.In the 1991 drama, Davis and Sarandon, as Thelma and Louise...

Michael Keaton Wants To Revisit Beetlejuice

Michael Keaton has expressed interest in revisiting 'Beetlejuice'.The 62-year-old actor teased fans with the possibility of a sequel to the 1988 cult classic when he revealed the project had been discussed on a number of...

Michael Keaton May Reprise His Role As The Eponymous Bio-exorcist In 'Beetlejuice 2'

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetle... For fans of the 1988 comedy, repeating the name of the mischievous bio-exorcist three times is not something one should take lightly. Especially if you're dead! Although Beetlejuice has been banished to...

Tim Burton 'Considering' Beetlejuice Sequel

Tim Burton is ''seriously considering'' a 'Beetlejuice' sequel.After years of speculation about the status of a follow-up to the 1988 fantasy flick, it appears the filmmaker is currently waiting to see the new script from...

Where Does 'The Lone Ranger' Rank In List Of Biggest Movie Flops?

Ok, so by now everyone's well aware that Jerry Buckheimer and Gore Verbinski's The Lone Ranger is a monumental flop - a serious disaster that could cost Disney $150 million. The Johnny Depp-Armie Hammer starring...

Geena Davis Leading United Nations Study On Women In Film

Actress Geena Davis is leading a new United Nations study into the portrayal of women in film and Tv and the images' impact on female identity.The global report will try to unearth how body shapes...

Earth Girls Are Easy... To Annoy: Geena Davis Calls Out Seth Macfarlane On Sexist Oscars Jokes

Seth MacFarlane’s Oscars hosting stint was not taken lightly by anyone that associates themselves with the concept of feminism. From his ‘We Saw Your Boobs’ song, detailing a number of talented Hollywood actresses who have...

Geena Davis Takes Aim At Seth Macfarlane Over Oscars Boobs Song

Geena Davis is the latest star to voice her disapproval of Oscars host Seth Macfarlane's controversial We Saw Your Boobs song which he performed onstage at the awards show.The Family Guy creator took charge of...

Geena Davis Institute Lands $1 Million Google Grant

Geena Davis' organisation for gender equality has been given a boost after winning a $1.2 million (£750,000) grant from Internet giant Google.The Google Global Impact money will be used to help further research at the...

Geena Davis Launched Gender Initiative For Her Daughter

Actress-turned-activist Geena Davis launched her organisation for gender equality after growing frustrated by the lack of female characters in her young daughter's movies.The Thelma & Louise star founded the Geena Davis Institute of Gender in...

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