This Week In the Movies: Asian Whitewashing, Paul Feig & BBC Promise Equity, & More Disney Live-Action

Tish and Juliana talk about what’s new in the movies this week; Asians being whitewashed by Tilda Swinton and Scarlett Johansson, Paul Feig and the BBC each make strides toward gender equity, Batman v. Superman changed Warner Bros' plans, Emma Stone will be Cruella DeVille, and much more!

Recently Watched & Recommended
Tiny Feminists [Yulin Kuang]
The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem [EPIX]
Elvira, I Will Give You My Life But I'm Using It [Trailer] [Our review]
The Latin American Film Festival [CFI]

New Trailers
Alice Through the Looking Glass
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story [Wil Wheaton Mansplains]
The Curse of Sleeping Beauty
Doctor Strange
No Men Beyond This Point
Bad Moms
The Girl on the Train
Captain Fantastic
The Neon Demon

Paul Feig- equity clause [IndieWire]
Non-profit, female empowerment production company [The Mary Sue]
BBC half female on screen & off [The Guardian]
Stupid Fox & Paramount, no female directors coming up [The Wrap]
Canadian Lesbian Film [Screen Daily]
Georgia backs down [CBC]

How BVS is changing the DCEU [Nerdist News]
Warner Bros release dates [EW]
Tessa Thompson in Thor  [The AV Club]
Nathan Fillion in Guardians of the Galaxy  [Geek & Sundry]
Tilda Swinton as Asian character ugh [Variety]

Alicia Vikander as Lara croft [Variety]
Tom Cruise and Annabelle Wallis in a the Mummy reboot [Variety]
Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell [Angry Asian Man] [Screen Crush]
Elizabeth Banks in Power Rangers [Buzzfeed]
Emma Stone as Cruella and more Disney Live-Action coming up [KSL]

Sookie WILL be back for Gilmore Girls, if only a short scene [TVLine] [AV Club]
Female director on Sherlock [Variety]

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