WEEK IN WOMEN: Camila Cabello to Star in CINDERELLA – Brandy McDonnell reports

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Camila Cabello will make her feature acting debut in a new movie version of the beloved fairy tale Cinderella. Cabello will not only star in the project, set up at Sony’s Columbia label, but also will be integrally involved in the music for the film. Sony is putting the project on the fast track.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Lucy Liu’s UNSUNG HEROES to Spotlight Overlooked Women – Brandy McDonnell reports

Lucy Liu’s Unsung Heroes, a scripted series currently in development at her Moonvision Entertainment, will profile women who were highly accomplished in their fields but did not receive acknowledgment for their achievements and how their stories have affected history.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Catherine O’Hara: Canadian Screen Award, SCHITT’S CREEK and sexism – Brandy McDonnell reports

Catherine O’Hara has won the best comedy actress prize at the Canadian Screen Awards for her consistently uproarious turn as a former soap opera actress struggling to cope when her wealthy family loses all of its riches on the CBC sitcom Schitt’s Creek.

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Gurinder Chadha to direct animated PASHMINA for Netflix – Brandy McDonnell reports

Netflix has teamed with Bend It Like Beckham helmer Gurinder Chadha, to adapt Nidhi Chanani’s bestselling graphic novel Pashmina into an original computer-animated musical centered around Priyanka, a first-generation American of Indian descent, as she explores her family history with the help of a magical pashmina..

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Grey’s Anatomy delivers powerful episode about the meaning of “consent” – Julide Tanriverdi reports

Many people probably don’t even know that Grey’s Anatomy is still on air. But devoted fans still tune into the TV series created by Shonda Rhimes and it’s now on its 15th season. Very few shows make it to that landmark, let alone deliver an episode that people talk about and puts Twitter on fire.

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Créteil Film de Femmes – ‘Au revoir’ Agnès Varda – Moira Sullivan comments

The Palmarès (awards) for the 41st Créteil International Women’s Film Festival in Paris were introduced by a short film made in 1967 in San Francisco by Agnès Varda who looked up a Greek uncle in Sausalito – “Uncle Yanco”. Agnès Varda died earlier in the morning on March 29 surrounded by family.

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