Mad Max Sequel – It lives, it dies, it lives again

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Two Mad Max scripts have been written as backstories to both Furiosa’s character and Max’s character. But legal battles now cast doubt over the fifth and sixth installments of the series. – Jennifer Garner, Vanity Fair. More:

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Half the Picture – Hollywood Overlooks Women Directors

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Only 3% of 2018 film releases by the six major Hollywood studios are directed by women – the lowest percentage in five years. Amy Adrion’s crowd-funded documentary “Half the Picture” examines gender-based discrimination and hiring practices in Hollywood. It features Ava DuVernay (A Wrinkle in Time), Lena Dunham (Girls), Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Patricia Cardoso (Real Women Have Curves) and Jill Soloway. – Brandy McDonnell, AWFJ. More: