Jennifer Aniston’s production company Echo Films, which she started with co-creator Kristin Hahn, wasn’t met with the respect it has now claimed. “When we started doing this around 14 years ago, it was sort of looked upon as, ‘Oh, isn’t that so cute?'” Aniston told Variety. “And it took us a while to be taken seriously.”
However, the Power of Women honoree believes that this reaction if changing for women today, That’s also something that I think is different is that that wouldn’t happen, “It’s not that hard today for women to have their phone call taken.” Aniston’s latest endeavor from her production team, “The Morning Show” will launch Apple Plus’ television streaming series. The series, which stars Aniston and Reese Witherspoon was also directed by Mimi Lede with Carrie Aaron, as the showrunner.
Mariah Carey spoke about career sexism, racism and motherhood at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime. “I was 18 years old when I got my first record deal,” she said. “A lot of very powerful men controlled my career — what I wore, who I worked with, and every aspect of my overall [...]
Grammy-winning singer Chaka Khan talked about the impact of visiting a children’s cancer center in Atlanta on Friday at Variety‘s Power of Women event presented by Lifetime. The singer was recognized for her philanthropic work with Little Kids Rock, a national organization providing music material for public schools. She went on to acknowledge Disney-ABC executive [...]
Disney-ABC executive Dana Walden expressed the significance of women in leadership roles and her commitment to helping fund cancer research in her speech at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime. “It’s impossible to overstate the importance to young women how important it is to see female leaders,” Walden said.
Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday morning, with Netflix leading the pack. The streaming service’s “Marriage Story” scored six nominations, while “The Irishman and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” tied with five each. Among the notable snubs: broadcast television networks and female directors, who were shut out. Daily Variety […]
A closer look at the 77th Golden Globe nominations, announced Monday. Netflix led the way with a total of 34 nominations for their film and TV programming.
Noah Baumbach and Adam Driver sat down with The Variety Studio at the Toronto Film Festival to discuss their new Netflix drama, “Marriage Story,” and some of the most intense moments on set. One particular scene (SPOILER-ALERT) features Driver and his co-star Scarlett Johansson in a difficult and tense conversation as their marriage falls apart. […]