Hollywood barely casts women over 45 — because men are calling…

Hollywood barely casts women over 45 — because men are calling the shots, experts say

  • A new study finds that sexism remains alive and well in Hollywood — especially against older women.
  • A report released Monday by the Media, Diversity and Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism found that of the top 100 grossing films of 2016, just 34 had women in leading roles. Women over the age of 45 constituted just eight of those 34 films.
  • In comparison, 29 leading roles in 2016 were played by men over 45. Read More (7/31/17)