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    Casting Watch: Who Can Tame Hathaway in Screen Version of 'Taming of the Shrew'?

    Anne Hathaway is set to star in a screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew," with Abi Morgan ("The Hour," "The Iron Lady," "Shame") penning the script.

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    This Woman Is Too Fat for Hollywood?

    I love Romola Garai.  First, she's a good actress.  She's just so excellent in The Hour which is written by Abi Morgan.  Second, she knows that she needs to be in magazines and make appearances in order to have a successful acting career.  But being the feminist that she ...

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    Approaching Peak Vagina: Lena Dunham and Amy Poehler Score Rare Female Double Emmy Writing Nominations

    The Emmy nominations were released yesterday.  There is a lot of good news to recognize most especially the fact that two women -- Lean Dunham and Amy Poehler -- were nominated for their comedy writing.  According to Nellie at Deadline having two women nominated for comedy writing is a big...

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    Happy International Women's Day: Women in Film and TV (UK) Releases 2012 Power List

    Happy International Women's Day: Women in Film and TV (UK) Releases 2012 Power List

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    Lynne Ramsay Scores BAFTA Directing Nomination

    In a year when we will probably not see a female director nominated for any major awards here in the US, the Brits have been smart enough to recognize the Lynne Ramsay did do one of the best directing jobs of the year and nominated her for best director and We Need to Talk About Kevin for Best Briti...

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    The Year That Was

    Happy new year everyone. Thanks so much for the great support over the last year.

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    The Iron Lady

    The Iron Lady

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    Interview with Abi Morgan - writer of The Iron Lady

    I was lucky enough to meet the multi-talented Abi Morgan who has had an amazingly successful year with The Hour, Shame and The Iron Lady on the day after the premiere of The Iron Lady in NYC. Women and Hollywood: How does a person have two major movies (Shame and The Iron Lady) in one year? How...

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    Director Phyllida Lloyd Says She Thought Of 'The Iron Lady' As 'King Lear' For Girls

    Meryl Streep's latest film "The Iron Lady" -- in which she portrays Margaret Thatcher -- isn't without controversy, not least of which because she's playing one of the most polarizing figures of the 20th century.

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    ‘Shame’ Screenwriter Abi Morgan Talks Ralph Fiennes’ ‘Invisible Woman’ Project, Joe Wright’s ‘Little Mermaid, ‘Suffragettes’ & More

    Three of screenwriter Abi Morgan's projects were honored by Golden Globe nominations Thursday -- the first season of her much-acclaimed BBC miniseries "The Hour," as well as the lead actors from her films "Shame" and "The Iron Lady," Michael Fassbender and Mery...

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