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What It's Really Like To Work In Hollywood

Thursday, February 25, 2016   (1 Comments)
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Read from collaborators all across the Entertainment industry as they discuss diversity inclusion in Hollywood.

From the New York Times:

LORI MCCREARY - Producing partner with Morgan Freeman; president, Producers Guild of America:

If [a script doesn’t specify, a role is] presumed to be white and male. For "Deep Impact,” Mimi Leder, the director, wanted to cast Morgan as the president, and somebody at the studio said, we’re not making a science-

If [a script doesn’t specify, a role is] presumed to be white and male. For "Deep Impact,” Mimi Leder, the director, wanted to cast Morgan as the president, and somebody at the studio said, we’re not making a science-fiction movie; you can’t have Morgan Freeman play the president. But she really fought for it.

- Read the full article at NYTimes.com


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RACHEL WATANABE-BATTON says...
Posted Thursday, March 3, 2016
Great quote and great article. We will be using Lori's quote at our next PGA WIN event.

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