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Natalie Portman 'Insisted' On Female Director For Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic

Natalie Portman 'Insisted' On Female Director For Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic

Natalie Portman pulls her own luggage while arriving on a Eurostar train on Saturday (June 20) in London, England.

It was recently announced that the 34-year-old actress delayed production on her film On the Basis of Sex, which centers on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fight for equal rights.

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Natalie Portman came to talk to me about this, and we had a very good conversation. And one thing, interesting, that she insisted on, it held up the project for awhile. She said, ‘I want the director to be a woman. There are not enough women in this industry. There are many talented out there.’ And now they do have a woman director,” Ruth shared. Watch the video below!

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  • j b

    Wow! She looks horrible. What happened to the once sexy Natalie Portman?

  • Exposed

    Comparing this to a male actor wanting a male director doesn’t make any sense. It’s widely known and well documented that male directors dominate the Hollywood scene and Natalie wanting a female director (most likely) is her wanting to empower the female director role in Hollywood surrounding a movie depicting such an influential and historically significant woman being Ruth Bader Ginsburg. There is such a shortage in female directors in the film industry. Give me a list of famous male directors: Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Kubrick, James Cameron, Wes Anderson, Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg. Now a list of famous female directors: genuinely can’t think of anyone, and I’m a film fanatic.
    Natalie did a Good move, there are many talented women directors who are left aside because they don’t carry enough clout. Time to build that clout with real opportunities.

  • Exposed

    Modeling is totally different to films. Female clothing is much much more in demand than male clothing, it’s a fact. Females are more into clothes than men. But films? Any talented director can direct a film, the problem is that female directors aren’t taken seriously at all. I remember reading that when Sam Taylor Johnson (she directed Nowhere boy) first came in to direct a film of hers, a crew member thought she was a cleaner, not a director, until she told him.
    If everyone could just stop focusing on gender or race and focus on talent!!!

  • Revengefan0101

    Kathryn Bigelow

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  • Delores Pauldo

    She don’t have make up or dressed to be on a train. Ok!