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Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn spinoff movie finally has a fabulous, rip-roaring trailer

Forget Joker, this is the supervillain movie you've been waiting for.

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Sam Taylor-Johnson on why she still has to fight for every film she wants to make

“When I get asked for advice on making it as a female director, I always say, when a door slams in your face, kick it down”

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Gemma Chan
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Gemma Chan just joined one of the most anticipated movies of 2020

We can’t wait for this one.

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Billie Piper’s directorial debut is the “completely unhinged comedy” we’re all talking about

Lily James will star in Piper's first film.

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Danny Boyle’s reasoning for the lack of female leads in his films shows we need more male allies

His attitude won't lead to change.

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How the rise of women in indie film can help change the industry

Are things really changing for the better?

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Lena Dunham
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Lena Dunham has announced her new TV show, and it’s being filmed in the UK

It sounds completely different to Girls.

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Ava DuVernay
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Ava DuVernay knows EXACTLY why Hollywood isn’t asking her to make more movies

“I’m not getting John Wick 3, even though I’d love to make it.”

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Olivia Wilde’s frank message to anyone who illegally streamed Booksmart

Wilde shared an urgent tweet over the weekend

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Ava DuVernay
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Why being on an Ava DuVernay film set is so different from anything else in Hollywood

How the director is making the industry better and more diverse, both in front and behind the camera.

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Guess which male actor has worked with the most female directors?

The answer would surprise you.

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Cannes just turned a female filmmaker away because she is a mother

British director and actor Greta Bellamacina claims that she was refused entry to the festival because she was with her baby.

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Cannes 2019: This director perfectly sums up why you shouldn't ask this question about sexism

"Ask the people who run film schools..."

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Awkwafina stars in the forthcoming film The Farewell
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The trailer for Awkwafina’s new film will make you laugh and cry

The Farewell is the actor's first dramatic turn.

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Lizzo is making her film debut in a movie that sounds unbelievably good

Lizzo, Oscar winner? With this cast and this director, anything is possible.

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Why Netflix’s Someone Great is the perfect rom-com about female friendship

We speak to star Gina Rodriguez and director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson about their must-watch movie Someone Great.

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Meet the awe-inspiring teenager who just became Hollywood’s youngest ever producer

Marsai Martin is taking over the film industry, one female-led movie at a time.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actress Greta Gerwig enters the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum on May 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
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Greta Gerwig confirms baby rumours in most low-key way ever

The Oscar-nominated actress, writer and director definitely caught her fans by surprise with this announcement

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The trailer for Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart is here, and it looks so good

Trust us, you need to watch this

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The Time’s Up challenge to end Hollywood’s gender gap is already working

Tessa Thompson got the ball rolling – and now, everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Jennifer Lopez has committed to working with female directors

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