From Skyler White to Dana Brody, female TV characters have been getting some hatred lately. And it’s kind of incomprehensible that so many female characters invite so much violent wrath. In a recent column, IO9’s Rob Bricken addresses the issue and points to three causes for the glacial attack on female characters: the writing, the audience, and the actors. Writers just don’t write women as well as they write males; a typical television role for ... Read More
BY Narciso Espiritu in Boob Tube on Aug 27, 2013 |
Since August 11 of this year, two words burned themselves into our brains: Breaking Bad. The critically-acclaimed, award winning television series began to release its final episodes earlier this month, and it has yet to disappoint. If you’re familiar with Breaking Bad, then you might know about some of the fan reactions to show’s lead female character, Skyler White (played by actress Anna Gunn).
Anna Gunn recently wrote an Op-Ed ... Read More
BY Amy LaCount in General on May 31, 2013 |
The June issue of The Hollywood Reporter features a roundtable of six well-respected dramatic actresses in anticipation of the Emmy Awards, coming up this September (for which Neil Patrick Harris was just announced as host!)
The actresses are Monica Potter of Parenthood, Kerry Washington who heads Scandal, Kate Mara who stars in critically acclaimed Netflix original House of Cards, Connie Britton from Nashville, Elisabeth ... Read More