Survey of romantic films over 30 years widens debate reignited by comments of Maggie Gyllenhaal, 37, about being told she was too old to star opposite 55-year-old manFemale leads are on average four and a half years younger than their male counterparts in Hollywood movies, and the age gap is only slightly smaller on films directed by women, according to new research.
The hard-hitting world of magazine subscriptions beckonsWuthering Heights director Andrea Arnold is already at work on her next film – American Honey – with cameras cranking in Oklahoma. So it’s a good thing that she’s found someone besides Shia LaBeouf to star in it, hiring Arielle Holmes. The film, written by Arnold, follows a runaway teenager who starts selling magazine subscriptions to make money and falls in with a crowd that encourages love, hard-partying and law-breaking.
X-Men writers are working on the scriptClearly undeterred by the wave of negativity and the endless development limbo cycles that have afflicted the attempt to reboot Escape From New York, 20th Century Fox thinks it has the right team to remake another cult John Carpenter/Kurt Russell film. The studio has Dwayne Johnson negotiating to star in a reboot of Big Trouble In Little China.