Wilde is helping to shed some light on the fact that in the top 100 films of 2013, only 28% of speaking roles were female characters. One highlight of this clip is an anecdote Wilde relates about a gender swap reading of “American Pie,” in which women read parts scripted for men and vice versa.
Angelina Jolie is the highest paid woman per film in Hollywood, yet her salary is on par with low level male A-listers Liam Neeson and Denzel Washington. The effect it had on the male participants is particularly noteworthy.“The men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren't used to being the supporting cast,” Wilde said.“It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterwards, when they said, ‘It's boring to play the girl role!
Johnny Depp likes 'em young: Nearly all of his notable love interests have been 25 or under, and a few of them—including Winona Ryder, Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci, and Keira Knightley (who shared a kiss with Depp in the second film)—would have been carded at the time they swapped spit with the star. time and time again, an older woman would seduce the sexually inexperienced Cruise onscreen. In the nineties, though, Cruise began squiring the five-years-younger Nicole Kidman, and he's remained the older man in all of his romantic encounters since.Judy and I are in bed — obviously covered up — and as I’m going down, Judy’s having this monologue in her head,. Okay, we know where you’re going…’ So there was no apology; nothing.” Liam later found out that the twenty minute delay was because Allen was on the phone with his attorney strategizing as the scandal of his affair with his girlfriend’s barely legal adopted daughter broke – Mia Farrow had just found naked pictures of the child in Woody’s possession.“Anyway, he came out after about 20 minutes and said, ‘Okay. The juxtaposition of this is simply cosmic, as Woody’s character was sleeping with a much younger woman in the film.Faith is a topic Martin Scorsese can't quite shake, courting controversy with complex films like The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Kindun (1997).And now he has adapted the Shusaku Endo novel into this profound exploration of religion.