"The Originals" is a rather unfortunate name for a series that so clearly isn't — a "Vampire Diaries" spinoff that at least has less awkward initials than its sire.
When Amy Pascal's sister Jenny began working as a training director for Teen Line, the Sony exec was intrigued.
"I thought after 'Twilight' my life was going to be easy," Hardwicke says. "I was the first woman to do that. But no, it hasn't been easy."
Nicole Holofcener first met her muse Catherine Keener - who has starred in every film Holofcener has directed - at the gym. When you ask them for more details, the story begins to sound like dialogue…
The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, which works to assist HIV/AIDS prevention in Theron's native South Africa, might bear the actress's name, but when Theron established the org in 2007, the…
Jade Raymond doesn't bristle when asked about the small number of women working in the videogame industry. It's a question she gets a lot since she's one of the few female executives running a major…
Nicole Kidman and U.N. Women work within the cultural and social mores of countries in order to build protections for women, whether through establishing economic empowerment, political solutions or…
Amy Poehler's numerous annual galas have become linchpins of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation's fundraising efforts — the most recent of which, an Emmy "losers" afterparty, raised more than…
Kerry Washington is no stranger to Washington, D.C. On ABC's "Scandal," she deals with the dark and dramatic side of the nation's capital. But in real life, she is a proud member of the President's…
When Banks got involved with the American Heart Assn.'s Go Red for Women campaign, she saw the opportunity to educate women about cardiac disease and heart attacks through gentle humor and real…
Aisha Tyler will emcee Variety's Power of Women event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.