Johanna Schneller

Johanna Schneller is freelance journalists specializing in entertainment features. She has profiled Julia Roberts, Johnny Depp, Diane Keaton, Brad Pitt, Julianne Moore, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges, Liam Neeson, Robert Downey, Jr., Nicole Kidman and other prominent actors. Her cover stories have appeared in major magazines, including In Style, Premiere, Vanity Fair, Ladies Home Journal and More. She was a senior writer in GQ's LA bureau from 1990 to 1994. Currently, she writes the weekly Fame Game column in The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper; and for two seasons, she hosted TVO's renowned film series, Saturday Night at the Movies. She lives in Toronto with her husband, the writer and broadcaster Ian Brown, and their two children.


Articles by Johanna Schneller


What do Woman Want? Parity!

We never thought the revolution would come in this manner. But now that it’s here – now that abusive men are being cast out from their perches in Hollywood and the media – what to do about it? What do women want? (Please note that, though I’m writing here about women, this holds true for people of colour and diversity, too.) Continue reading…

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Annette Bening on Being Gloria Grahame — Joanna Schneller interviews

In Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Annette Bening tackles the scandalous film noir starlet. Crazy casting? After sitting down with Bening, it makes a lot of sense. Continue reading

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Donald Sutherland on THE LEISURE SEEKER and Other Matters — Johanna Schneller interviews

Donald Sutherland won’t be seeing his new film, The Leisure Seeker. He sees very few of his films. His characters don’t want him to. Continue reading…

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