I love Meryl Streep. She’s such an incredible actress. But I feel like she’s the only one in her age group who gets those parts. I’d like to see Jessica Lange in a movie again, you know? Or Susan Sarandon. Why isn’t Viola Davis a lead in a film? She’s one of the greatest actresses alive. And where are the Asian actors and actresses? I’m not saying, ‘We don’t want movies about men.’ I’m just saying, ‘Come on, all the men I know love women. So let’s also have some stories about these women. Let’s write something for them, guys—and let’s make room for women writers, too.
When we pick up a book, we’re carried away down the currents of story into a world of imagination. We can float with Twain down the Mississippi, and have Jim show us what it means to be good. But on our journey, we should also keep in mind that the terrain has changed.
What are the stories that will carry us into a new era?
The trailer for red band Suburban Gothic (formerly Haunting In Edge City) has been released. It stars Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) and Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) with Ray Wise, Barbara Niven, Sally Kirkland, Jeffrey Combs, John Waters, Muse Watson, Mel Rodriguez, Mackenzie Phillips,…