Warner Bros: We Are No Longer Doing Movies With Women in the Lead

Posted on October 8, 2007 

Warner Bros: We Are No Longer Doing Movies With Women in the Lead

This comes to me from three different producers, so I know it’s real: Warner Bros president of production Jeff Robinov has made a new decree that “We are no longer doing movies with women in the lead”. This Neanderthal thinking comes after both Jodie Foster’s The Brave One (even though she’s had big recent hits with Flightplan and Panic Room) and Nicole Kidman’s The Invasion (as if three different directors didn’t have something to do with the awfulness of the gross receipts) under-performed at the box office recently. “Can you imagine when Gloria Allred gets hold of this? It’s going to be like World War III,” one producer just told me. (I put in a call to Glo, who comments below.) robinovsandy.JPGOf course, Warner Bros has always been male-centric in its movies. But now the official policy as expressly articulated by Robinov is that

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