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    Who Should Play Garbo and Dietrich?

    A new project financed by gay billionaire scion Megan Ellison looks into the love affairs of Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. Some have long fantasized that they loved each other, but they claimed never to have met. Who should play them in a new TV series?

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    Megan Ellison to Develop TV Show about Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo

    The planned showrunners are "True Blood" writer Angela Robinson and "The L Word" scribe Alex Kondracke.

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    Women, Power & Bisexuality: Megan Ellison Greenlights Her Most Daring Project Yet

    A powerful LGBT woman green-lighting films about other LGBT women? We need more of this!

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    'American Hustle' Producer Megan Ellison Developing TV Series on Greta Garbo & Marlene Dietrich

    Annapurna Pictures is making its first foray into television with the project on the intersecting lives of these two Old Hollywood stars.

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    Memo to Women Screenwriters: Man Up!

    Is the shrinking percentage of women screenwriters now seen as just business as usual, a reflection of our societal malaise? Or are women screenwriters actually doing something to fuel the inequity?

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    Watch: Impressive Reel from Annapurna Pictures Featuring 'American Hustle,' 'Her' and More

    It's no secret that 2013 was a great year for cinema, with terrific films breaking the boundaries of genre, budget and international appeal. One particular production company has managed to bring an especially impressive set of films onto its roster.

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    Women and the Oscars 2014

    At Women and Hollywood we want people to use this week to interrupt the conversations about the Oscars and remind people that no women were nominated for best director this year and that we need to see more women directed films.

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    Annapurna Drops ‘Terminator: Genesis’; Josh Trank Denies Recent 'Fanstastic Four' Rumors; Kevin Smith Making Horror Anthology

    A few bits and pieces of news are lying about from the tentpole/genre world this evening, so let’s get to them. The first is some potential trouble with the upcoming “Terminator: Genesis” film, a reboot of the “Terminator” franchise set to star Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor, Jason Clarke as John Con...

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    Hollywood Loves A Good Con: Why We Need a System for Vetting Film Investors

    Slated Editorial Director Colin Brown is back with the final installment essay in his series on packaging films.

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    The Big O: And the Oscars' Winning (and Losing) Female Nominees Are...

    The 86th Academy Award nominations did the hustle big time for "American Hustle," with 10 nominations. From our female perspective, it's terrific that both Amy Adams, with her first lead nod following four supporting tries, and supporting candidate Jennifer Lawrence are in the running in the acting ...

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