Trailer Watch: Numa Perrier Explores Life as a Cam Girl in “Jezebel”

A trailer has dropped for Numa Perrier’s feature debut. Based on the writer-director’s own experiences, “Jezebel” sees Tiffany (Tiffany Tenille), a cash-strapped 19-year-old, following up on a job ad asking for “internet models.” Nudity is required and the gig involves “great pay.” She lands a job working as a fetish cam girl online. “Just show…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/trailer-watch-numa-perrier-explores-life-as-a-cam-girl-in-jezebel/

AFI Awards: “Little Women,” “The Farewell,” “When They See Us,” & More

“Little Women” and “The Farewell” are showing no signs of slowing down this awards season. The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the recipients of the 2019 AFI Awards, and both pics made the cut for the Motion Pictures of the Year list. Greta Gerwig’s take on “Little Women” stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/afi-awards-little-women-the-farewell-when-they-see-us-more/

Trailer Watch: “Mulan” Promises to “Bring Honor to Us All”

“Loyal, brave, and true — it is my duty to protect my family,” explains Hua Mulan (Yifei Liu) in a new trailer for Disney’s live-action “Mulan.” China is under attack from Northern invaders, and she has no plans to stand idly by while her country goes to war. When the Emperor of China issues a…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/trailer-watch-mulan-promises-to-bring-honor-to-us-all/

Women Make Up 46 Percent of Sundance 2020’s Competition Directors

The Sundance Film Festival has bested its ratio of women filmmakers for the third year in a row. Its 2020 competition lineup is 46 percent women-directed or co-directed, as compared to 2019’s 42 percent and 2018’s 38 percent. The fest also revealed that 38 percent of the 2020 competition directors are people of color and…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/women-make-up-46-percent-of-sundance-2020s-competition-directors/

Trailer Watch: Aidy Bryant Takes a Chance on Herself in “Shrill” Season 2

Aidy Bryant is “shaking [her] shit up a little” in a new teaser for “Shrill’s” second season. The Hulu comedy’s debut season saw Annie (Bryant), an aspiring journalist, learning to live unapologetically as a fat woman and taking on sizeist bigots online and in her workplace. She’s finally standing up for herself professionally and personally,…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/trailer-watch-aidy-bryant-takes-a-chance-on-herself-in-shrill-season-2/

Trailer Watch: Julia Garner Serves as “The Assistant” to a Harvey Weinstein-Esque Boss

A trailer has dropped for “The Assistant,” Kitty Green’s Harvey Weinstein-inspired thriller. Julia Garner stars as Jane, a new college grad who gets a coveted position as junior assistant to an industry legend. As expected, her duties include mundane tasks such as doing dishes, ordering lunch, and answering phones. But something is amiss. Jane is…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/trailer-watch-julia-garner-serves-as-the-assistant-to-a-harvey-weinstein-esque-boss/

Elle Fanning & Dakota Fanning Will Play Sisters in Mélanie Laurent’s Adaptation of “The Nightingale”

Elle Fanning is re-teaming with her “Galveston” director, and this time she’ll be joined by her sister, Dakota Fanning. The pair are signed on to topline Mélanie Laurent’s next pic, TriStar Pictures’ adaptation of “The Nightingale.” The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the news. Based on Kristin Hannah’s best-selling 2015 pic of the same name, the coming-of-age…

Original source: https://womenandhollywood.com/elle-fanning-dakota-fanning-will-play-sisters-in-melanie-laurents-adaptation-of-the-nightingale/