WEEK IN WOMEN: AMPAS ’20 Invitees are 45% Women – Brandy McDonnell reports

The 2020 class of invited Academy members is 45% women, and includes Zazie Beetz, Awkwafina and Olivia Wilde. among others. Additionally, 36% if the invitees are from underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% are international artists and industry executives from 68 countries.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Jamie Lee Curtis to Helm Lifetime’s HOW WE SLEEP AT NIGHT – Brandy McDonnell reports

Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis is the executive producer, director and star of How We Sleep at Night: The Sara Cunningham Story, an upcoming Lifetime telefilm adapted from Cunningham’s memoir of the same name, which chronicles her struggle as a devout Christian mother to come to terms with her son being gay.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: 2020 Gracies for Williams, Nash, Watts and more – Brandy McDonnell reports

Winners of the the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation’s 45th annual Gracie Awards includes such esteemed honorees as Michelle Williams, Niecy Nash, Amy Poehler, Natasha Lyonne, Tamron Hall, Naomi Watts, Angela Yee, Norah O’Donnell, Stephanie Beatriz, and Soledad O’Brien, along with more than 100 of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media.

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Tara Duncan’s Hulu deal includes Zakiya Dalila Harris’ THE OTHER BLACK GIRL – Brandy McDonnell reports

Tara Duncan has made an overall deal with Hulu, setting up an adaptation of Zakiya Dalila Harris’ upcoming novel The Other Black Girl at the streaming service. Now in development, the project will be co-written by Harris and the author will be an executive producer alongside Duncan,

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