THE WEEK IN WOMEN: News about Cate Shortland, Julianne Moore and Emmy Awards — Brandy McDonnell reports
Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland has been tapped to helm Black Widow, which will finally let Scarlett Johansson’s clever and capable assassin-turned-Avenger stand in her own spotlight instead of lurking in the shadow of the guys. Oscar winner Julianne Moore is in negotiations to join Amy Adams in The Woman in the Window, Fox 2000’s adaptation of A.J. Finn.’s book. The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards announced Thursday, indicate encouraging strides for women and people of color. More than a third of the 101 acting nominations went to ethnic minorities, up from a quarter of the field last year. Read details on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.