Granted, there are many notable exceptions (and the media landscape is slowly getting more diverse), but the distinction here is that this isn’t a film about lesbian dating.
, for which she was an executive producer, and Anne Hathaway is aiming to keep the starring/producing ball rolling with a new, untitled romantic comedy.
Talk about how it has been navigating throughout the industry. But for the most part, I love what I do and wouldn’t change a thing. It’s worth all of the bull crap and politics that you have to deal with behind the scenes. But comedy is not a business you should get into if you do not have a true sense of who you are or are easily discouraged.
I try my best to make the right connections and jump on the right opportunities when they come my way.
Erica Watson is an actress, stand-up comedian and film and television director. She has toured the country with her one-woman show Fat B—- where she addresses being a woman, struggles with weight and relationships. Recently she starred in Spike Lee’s Who are you and what do you do? After that you have to decide if you want to conform and “fit in” or do you want to stay in your lane and craft your own path.
I am Erica and I am here to make all of your comedic fantasies come true. You do not shy away when it comes to your weight, why is it important for you to attack it head-on? I mean, I know there are people who try to hide who they are, no matter what size they are. The size of me is there for everyone to see, so I just stand confident and know that my size, however, large is only a small part of who I am. Who would you say you have modeled your style after? I get compared to Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Bernhard and Margaret Cho a lot.
Co-writers Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein, who last waded into the waters of turbulent love/lust with , are behind the script for this one, which follows the perils of dating in our Tinder and other app-filled world where it can feel as though technology is overtaking everything. The movie comes from STX Films, which has been finding success with female-driven movies and is looking to make more of them.
"We have been looking for ways to work with Annie since launching STX, and when she came to us with this idea, we knew right away that we wanted to make this movie with her," says STX boss Adam Fogelson.
Minhaj, who has worked as a correspondent on Jon Stewart’s show, is a vocal critic of Trump’s policies, especially of the ban on Muslims from some West Asian countries from entering the US.
Rarely, do we ever think that we’re in the wrong…it’s so easy to shift the problems to the other person: they’re not fun or hot enough, too boring, they eat their peas one at a time.... from director Drew Van Steenbergen and starring frequent collaborator and screenwriter Quinn Marcus is about a character who is coming to terms with herself.
It’s a low-key, talky dramedy about a woman who is beginning to realize that she may, in fact, be the asshole.
The popular dating website is home to millions and this funny guy wants to make sure they all check out.
When it comes to dating, self-awareness can be a difficult thing to achieve.
"This is a modern day look at love, dating and hookups with a very contemporary and authentic voice that speaks to a generation that casually swipes right to find a mate.