In today’s growing global political climate and all the recent reports surfacing around sexual harassment, particularly in the entertainment industry, it’s more important than ever that we see strong women … Continue Reading Why We Need More Strong Female Film Roles
Disney is planning a live-action musical version of their classic tale “Beauty and the Beast”. And it’s bound to be quite a beauty of a film, given who they’ve cast … Continue Reading A Real Live Beauty: Emma Watson and the Beast
CBS is throwing their hat into the superhero ring, with their own hourlong drama TV show centered around none other than SuperGirl herself – one of the only iconic female superhero … Continue Reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Melissa Benoist from Glee!
*UPDATE: After MacLaren’s departure from the Wonder Woman film due to “creative differences,” Warner Bros. could have chosen anyone to take over the helm. Anyone. And it wouldn’t have surprised … Continue Reading A Wonder Woman To Direct Wonder Woman. No Wonder!
My favorite new female action star has some exciting news! She’s going to be headlining yet another iconic action story, this time from the land of Japanese anime. If you … Continue Reading You Go ScarJo! The Star of the New “Ghost In The Shell” Reboot.
I recently told you the incredible news about Wonder Woman’s return to the big screen in the upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” film, to be played by Gal Gadot. … Continue Reading Holy Female Leads, Batman! Jena Malone is Robin
Happy Thanksgiving fellow Tough Cookies! As we give thanks this Holiday season for all the fortunate things in your life, let’s take a moment to think about others who may not … Continue Reading Give The World A Better Man
I was never much of a fan of Scarlett Johansson. She always somehow managed to be just a bit annoying in every movie I saw her in, whether weirdly wooing Bill … Continue Reading My New Favorite Female Action Movie Star
It’s that time of year again – no not the leaves changing, or first snows, or the anticipation of obligatory family time that comes with the holidays – those things are … Continue Reading The Power Of Women Times Six
Emma Watson appeared before the United Nations Headquarters in New York a week ago to give one of the most impassioned and empowering speech I’ve ever heard. Back in July, … Continue Reading Emma Watson says HeForShe
In case you missed out on the San Diego Comic Con this year, which just wrapped up one week ago today, here’s one of the sneak peeks you would have … Continue Reading A First Look At The New Wonder Woman
The 67th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up at the end of last month with another round of slightly disappointing results from a gender equality perspective. This time, only two female-directed films competed against … Continue Reading A Champion for Women Directors
Last September, I wrote a post about Variety’s Power of Women Honorees. And today, Variety is at it again, honoring six incredible ladies in the entertainment industry with the Inspiration Impact … Continue Reading Variety’s Power of Women: Inspiration Impact Honorees
It’s probably one of the highest honors in the world of film and storytelling to be recognized and revered by the incomparable Meryl Streep. In this Cookie’s humble opinion, there’s … Continue Reading Why Joss Whedon Writes Strong Women
When Cate Blanchett won the Best Actress Oscar for her title role in Blue Jasmine last night, she couldn’t help but mention how incredible this honor is, not just for … Continue Reading Cate Blanchett on Why Female-Centered Films Rule
At the Women in Film reception on Friday evening, co-host Helen Mirren got up to speak and immediately proceeded command the attention of the room. “Shut up,” she said boldly, … Continue Reading Helen Mirren on Women In Film